Local Icelandic Cuisine at Eyri Restaurant in Hjalteyri After Whale Watching

Being Iceland’s “Capital of the North” and the second most important city, Akureyri receives a big chunk of Iceland’s visitors after its capital, Reykjavik. It’s a great base for exploring the country’s numerous natural wonders and thrilling activities like whale watching. However, little picturesque towns in the proximity offer whale watching for a much more personal experience with smaller groups. That means easier interaction with … Continue reading Local Icelandic Cuisine at Eyri Restaurant in Hjalteyri After Whale Watching

Casadora: Fresh Artisan Pasta with Gourmet Kitchen in Rome

Born from the motivation of a group of friends,“Our project stems from the desire to modernize the idea of ​​the classic pasta factory, starting from the fundamental importance of tradition to bring our knowledge of the world of catering, to create a place where you can buy and enjoy excellent fresh pasta,” declares Valerio Spadaro Guerra, one of the partners of Casadora who has been … Continue reading Casadora: Fresh Artisan Pasta with Gourmet Kitchen in Rome

Traditional Seafood Cuisine and a Panoramic View at La Vista Resort Agriturismo in Ariccia

Thirty kilometers south of Rome, La Vista Resort Agriturismo presents a splendid panorama of the Latium coastal towns sloping softly down to the Tyrrhenian Coast. La Vista, as its name suggests, is a terrace set on the Alban Hills immersed in the green regional park of Castelli Romani where the views become more spectacular with the vibrant blushing of the skies as the sun goes … Continue reading Traditional Seafood Cuisine and a Panoramic View at La Vista Resort Agriturismo in Ariccia

Bottega Tredici: Behind its Success is the Great Passion of Three Friends for Good Food

Roberto Bonifazi, Francesco Brandini and Daniele Gizzi are three friends who decided to give new life to a historical restaurant at the center of Rome in the ancient Roman ghetto. Because of their common passion for good food, these young men have embarked on a challenging undertaking by opening the worn-out wooden door of the old space at Via dei Falegnami, 14 which used to … Continue reading Bottega Tredici: Behind its Success is the Great Passion of Three Friends for Good Food

Tasting the Genuine Regional Flavors at Ristorante Al Cortiletto in Frascati

What you find inside Ristorante Al Cortiletto is unexpected. Dressed like an old courtyard with tiny balconies, tiled roofs and flower pots, the ambience is as casual and festive as it imparts. This family-run trattoria has been serving classic dishes of the Roman cuisine and pizza for the past thirty years. If you want to get to know the typicality of flavors in Frascati, then … Continue reading Tasting the Genuine Regional Flavors at Ristorante Al Cortiletto in Frascati

Chorus Cafe Features the Kitchen of Arcangelo Dandini and Mixology of Massimo D’Addezio

As an established haven for mixology seekers in Rome, Chorus Cafè adds an enticing feature to its repertoire. Arcangelo Dandini arrives at the kitchen of Chorus for a new adventure that will unravel a Roman gastronomic culture that goes beyond the large marble bar manned by Mixologist Massimo D’Addezio, the Best Barman in the World in 2009. Arcangelo hails from Rocca Priora, a small town … Continue reading Chorus Cafe Features the Kitchen of Arcangelo Dandini and Mixology of Massimo D’Addezio

The Gourmet Restaurant of I Capricci di Merion Resort & Spa in Umbria

If you translate “i capricci di Merion” to English, you would come out with: the whims of Merion. It’s a very curious name for a hotel, perhaps even a name that cannot be replicated for it is unique and rightfully its own. The name, as explained by husband and wife proprietors Stefano Santuari and Arianna Fiorenzoni, pertains to the villa’s story. The Art Nouveau villa … Continue reading The Gourmet Restaurant of I Capricci di Merion Resort & Spa in Umbria

Living a Luxury Tuscan Dream: Dining at Ristorante Castello di Fighine

Ristorante Castello di Fighine. The setting is the splendid 11th-century Castello di Fighine which has been restored and refurbished by South African couple Max and Joy Ulfane to a luxury resort. It is a historic castle perched on a hilltop in San Casciano dei Bagni at 650 meters high which overlooks the scenic Tuscan countryside. There is an exhilarating excitement as the solitary road leads … Continue reading Living a Luxury Tuscan Dream: Dining at Ristorante Castello di Fighine

Terra Restaurant in Eataly Rome Lights Up Its Unique Wood-Fired Artisan Oven Again

Terra Restaurant, now arriving on its third year after its opening in November 2018, located on the second floor of Eataly Rome, opens its doors again after a long pause and turns on its one-of-a-kind oven to showcase their grilled cuisine. This three-meter machine was specially created by an artisan in Spain in a span of five months which is fueled only by virgin oak … Continue reading Terra Restaurant in Eataly Rome Lights Up Its Unique Wood-Fired Artisan Oven Again

Maido: Japanese Street Food Hits Rome

Meaning “every time”, maido is a friendly Japanese greeting to thank (usually attached to arigato gozaimasu which means thank you) customers for the continued patronage. It never misses the capacity to brighten up someone’s salutation before leaving a place. Maido is the name that Costanza Zanolini gave to the restaurant that specializes in Osaka-style Japanese street food that she and her friends opened in Italy. … Continue reading Maido: Japanese Street Food Hits Rome

On the Rooftop of Rome at Les Etoiles Restaurant in Hotel Atlante Star

If there’s another way of enjoying Rome, it has to be from above where ancient Roman domes and roofs give another unforgettable perspective of the ancient city. In one of the most elegant Umbertine-style districts of Rome, the rooftop of Hotel Atlante Star, offers a surprising treat to its guests. Three levels of the hotel on the rooftop are dedicated to catering: Les Etoiles Restaurant, … Continue reading On the Rooftop of Rome at Les Etoiles Restaurant in Hotel Atlante Star

Tenuta Borgo Santa Cecilia: A Refined Experience in the Umbrian Countryside

Immersed in 320 hectares at an altitude of 650 m.a.s.l. in the hilly Umbrian countryside and woods is Tenuta Borgo Santa Cecilia, formerly an ancient village that was transformed into relaxing boutique resort with five spacious suites and a restaurant. It paints a picture of a perfect Umbrian experience where unspoilt nature, typical stone structures, enhanced by an authentic and innovative kitchen can live up … Continue reading Tenuta Borgo Santa Cecilia: A Refined Experience in the Umbrian Countryside

Fiumicino, Italy: The Twelve Best Seafood Restaurants

Fiumicino is best known as the town that hosts Leonardo da Vinci International Airport of Rome. It’s the main airway hub of Italy so it gets a large movement of travelers who enter and leave the country. But it is also known among Romans as a destination fishing town on sunny weekends because its proximity to the center of Rome validates it as the best … Continue reading Fiumicino, Italy: The Twelve Best Seafood Restaurants

Contemporary Cuisine at Allure Restaurant Patisserie in Fiumicino, Italy

The seaside town of Fiumicino, along the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea, welcomes a new addition to its growing number of gourmet seafood restaurants. With its 30-kilometer distance from Rome, it has steadily become a favorite destination for open-air dining of quality seafood in both traditional and contemporary representations of the Italian cuisine. Aside from the local chefs who have put Fiumicino in the gastronomical … Continue reading Contemporary Cuisine at Allure Restaurant Patisserie in Fiumicino, Italy

Ristorante L’Isola del Pescatore in Santa Severa (Rome), Italy

Santa Severa, that beach in Santa Marinella with the castle on its side? It’s a place that you will never forget because the scene that greets you is one of a kind. The long stretch of beach is dominated by the majestic Santa Severa Castle on the promontory. It’s about 50 kilometers from Fiumicino (about 65 from the center of Rome). In summer, the whole … Continue reading Ristorante L’Isola del Pescatore in Santa Severa (Rome), Italy