There’s been a big hoopla here in Italy about whether or not the Italians are ready for or will welcome Starbucks. Today I visited the new and first Starbucks location in Italy. This is an independent review, I have not… Continue Reading
Starbucks Reserve Roastery opening inside the historic Poste Italiane building in Piazza Cordusio is the company’s first location in Italy, with plans to bring additional cafés to Milan beginning late 2018 Following the Roastery legacy of Seattle and Shanghai, Milan… Continue Reading
What do the Milanese bring the host when invited for dinner? An assortment of beautiful pastries. Marchesi 1824, one of Milan’s most established pastry shop and café. What better place to meet for a morning coffee? Via Santa Maria alla… Continue Reading
As a New Yorker and of Irish heritage, St. Patrick’s Day has always been special. My dad played in NYFD Bagpipe Marching band and Mom never missed an opportunity to make Irish Soda Bread. St. Patrick’s Day is not celebrated… Continue Reading
Walking down the streets of Milan, you can’t help but notice how elegant and composed the Milanese are. They are a seemingly aloof population. It is true that the Milanese are creative, innovative, and hardworking but what is not immediately apparent, is… Continue Reading
Every year (in October), the streets of Milan’s Golden Quadrilateral close to traffic and the boutiques, hotels and historical villas opened their doors to visitors and wine lovers. The event is hosted by the Associazione Montenapoleone, The MN Lounge, LaVendemmia2017, in the… Continue Reading
Walking Food Tour of Milan Brera District Review – I had the great pleasure to experience the Milano Food Tour organized by Italy Food Culture. The three-hour walking tour brings you to handpicked specialty food establishments and gourmet shops through the… Continue Reading
Burberry and Villa Canestrari “Suit” up to launch the New Tailoring Line Article Melanie Payge Photography Leonardo Vecchiarelli Burberry’s event was very exclusive, upon walking in and viewing the room full of suspiciously well dressed ladies and gentlemen, I knew I… Continue Reading
Viale Monte Nero, 21- Milano +39 02 5501 2069 A small, almost hidden, wine bar and restaurant with homemade cooking. There are a few tables outside, but I recommend eating inside, it’s dimly lit giving it a romantic glow. It’s… Continue Reading
Re Salomone Kosher Restaurant, Via Sardegna, 45, 20146 Milan, Tel. 02 4694643, – You can smell the homemade delicacies as soon as you walk in the door. You’ll be greeted with a smile by a member of this traditional, family… Continue Reading
Vinile Milano Via Tadino 17 20122 Milan Tel. 02 36514233 -In the popular Pt. Venezia district, Vinile is a comfortable step back in time. It’s not only a bar- café, but is host to art presentations, jazz and funk DJ… Continue Reading
Il Cestino Via Madonnina, 27 Milan Tel. 02 86460146 Area: Brera – In the heart of the Brera district, this corner restaurant will catch your eye everytime. Perfect for business lunches during the day. In the evening, il Cestino offers… Continue Reading
Insalateria delle Lange Cso. Como, 6 Milan Tel. 02 6595180 Area: Garibaldi – La Lange is one of Milan’s most classic, elegant dining establiahments. The ground floor hosts the traditional restaurant and the upper floor is dedicated to easy-going casual… Continue Reading
Corso Como 10 Corso Como, 10 Milan Tel. 02 65561546 Tel. 02 29013581 Area: Garibaldi Trendy and stylish. Go for a coffee or after dinner drink and check out the scene.
Bice Via Borgospesso, 12 Milan Area: Golden Quadrilateral – In the heart of the Milano fashion quadrant and nearby the financial district, Bice is often frequented by both the fahshion and financal “in-crowd”.
Denzel Via Washinton 9 20146 Milan Tel. 02 485 19326 Area: P.zza De Angeli – Are you looking for a gourmet burger in Milan? We are, and we’ve found it a Denzel. They call it Art burger, I call it… Continue Reading
Il Visconti l’Altro Trattoria Via Corridoni 10 – 20122 Milano +39.02.5501.3657 – +39.02.5410.2437 Lunch: 12.30 -14.30 Dinner : 19.15 – 22.45 Closed Saturday at lunch Closed Sunday Area: P.zza San Babila Excellent place for a hearty meal at lunch time. In the… Continue Reading
Bodeguita del Pilar Via Malipiero, 10 Milan Tel. 02 58019499 Area: Parco Galli – Named after Hemingway’s legendary boat “The Pilar”, it’s rustic Caribbean atmosphere conjures up images of maritime Latin America and you can easily image Hemingway himself smoking… Continue Reading
Cueva Maya Viale Monte Nero, 19 Milan Tel. 02 55185740 Area: Pta. Romana Mexican grill and aperitivo bar.
Da Giacomo Via P. Sottocorno, 6 Milan Tel. 02 76023313 Area: Pta. Vittoria -When you walk into Da Giacomo, you walk right into a classic film. Classic decor and delicious aromas fill the room. Da Giacomo is well known for fish,… Continue Reading