A total restyling of the restaurant, the design that is linked to the ‘food’, the emotion of the touch of the olive leaves under the fingers and the perfect integration of the new menu with the recreated environment, make this ‘food experience’ original and one in a kind.Umbriread more >
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“Thanks to this direct (and human) knowledge of companies” – says Silvia – “we can see and understand what is really behind the product: families with their unique character and their traditions, where the strong roots of these companies rest, with which we organize tastings and meetings directly in our restaurant “.read more >
Our journey begins with two traditional appetizers: the “Selection of Bruschette” with summer truffles, with Umbrian pate – and then with lard, honey and pine nuts – followed closely by a gargantuan “Antipastone”, a platter of cold cuts, cheese, hot and cold delicacies, and scrambled eggs with truffles.read more >
The restaurant is located in a building which was designed by Giorgio Vasari. It was created in the spaces where the ancient salt customs were and it succeeded right from the very start in combining the history of the city of Arezzo with the simplicity of the culinary traditions of its people, the restaurant soon acquired that prestige and fame that was confirmed over time.read more >
We are welcomed by Francesca, the young chef and owner of the restaurant, who after graduating in Education and Training, totally changed her life, choosing to follow her greatest love: cooking and good food, handed down by grandmother Beppina and her mother.read more >
But let’s get to the tasting that was dedicated to us: we start with the curious, opulent, speciality of the pizzeria, that “Scarpetta” which refers to the same all-Italian custom, made with ‘Authentic Integrated Grinding Flour’ from the famous mill mentioned above .. Our ‘scarpetta’ (small shoe) is with “Pecorino fondue, nduja, crispy bacon and pepper powder” and is an extra-menu, recurring in the restaurant that follows the best of the market. Large and baroque alveolation, it seems that it opens and closes like an accordion, perfectly absorbing the ‘sauce’.read more >
We meet the Milanese chef – but Tuscan by adoption – Alessandro Chiesa, while he’s baking strictly homemade bread in a wood oven: he has been at the reins of the brigade for a year now… – being in a castle let’s say “at the reins of his kitchen garrison!”read more >
On entering, you are captivated by its warm, family environment which is pleasantly informal. Light on trappings in short, but with an excellent cuisine that fully respects the traditions and flavours of its territory.read more >
The atmosphere is familiar and informal, but also extremely elegant: the beautiful veranda on the course of Sansepolcro during the Christmas holidays is adorned with lights, the atmosphere is even warmer, there is the desire to take a break from the working rhythms and enjoy a typical Tuscan appetizer, a good wine, a cut juniper and rosemary… But also a cod and shrimp difficult to find in the other restaurants in the area, because the cook Nicoleta has a great skill in cooking fish and in combining its flavors with those of the Tuscan tradition.read more >
The format and concept of Casina Kitch is that of a gourmet Hamburger joint: high-level hamburgers starting from a personalized bun recipe, with local low-food-miles products ̶ an effort that Gabriele takes care of personally and daily: “I designed the place without ever thinking of having a freezer”, he tells us as he employs an uncompromising express cooking concept.read more >
There is a real air of novelty at the Loggia del Chianti: from this year Simone resumes his role in the family business, determined to leave his mark in what has always been his parents’ place.
A professional rugby player, in the past he has dedicated time and love to this family project, but lately he has understood that to take a step forward he had to dedicate all of himself to the restaurant.
The La Chiantina restaurant, a true reference point for many Castellina gourmets, changed management six years ago, with Salvatore D’Alessandro, manager and pizza chef of the restaurant at its head.read more >
Bruno and Marisella Batinti, after several productive years of hospitality experience with their business “Le Torri di Porsenna” (named for Chiusi’s ancient and powerful Etruscan king) found a new and inspiring site for their country house in Petrignano del Lago, in the Comune of Castiglione del Lago. Overlooking the rolling hills and vineyards near to Lake Trasimeno, the new location for their country house and working vineyard is well named, as it is certainly fit for a king.read more >
Founded in July of 1937 as a cooperative of fourteen local winemakers who banded together to facilitate both the production and the sales of their wines. Vecchia Cantina bottled its first wine in 1940 during the war. After the difficult war years, in the 1950’s and the reorganization of the lands, the Vecchia Cantina acted as a driving force for wine production in the area, a role that they cover to this day with the over 400 member vineyard owners and over a thousand hectares of vineyards producing around seven million bottles of wine annually.read more >