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 >
For centuries Perugia has been a city rich in culture and art: its ancient University, the well-known humanists, writers and important artists who over the centuries enlivened its streets, embellishing the magnificent palaces and majestic churches. Many young people who accomplished their studies in Perugia were attracted and destined for great things.read more >
“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 >
Recently conceived and created, Shalo was born on June 17, 2021 from the experience of Thai chef Phinchsinee Wiengnon – who learned the art from a Japanese master in Bangkok.
After six years of experience in Umbria, the Asian chef opens her own restaurant, the “Shalo” Fusion Bar, together with her life partner Simone Meschini, quite well known in the Umbrian nightlife.
A few steps from Perugia, the farmhouse “Le Cappuccinelle Suites & Spa” fits harmoniously into the Umbrian countryside and takes its name from the nuns – the first guardians of female emancipation – who once guaranteed women who they hosted a chance for redemption and social affirmation – in the 17th century an almost unthinkable condition.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 >
In a recent edition of Valley Life (n. 163, spring 2021) we had already told the passionate historical-documentary research of Umberto Pippolini on Francesco di Bernardone, better known as “Saint Francis of Assisi”. The exciting research of Umberto – esteemed professional and inexhaustible creative – ended with the release of the text, already available in the bookstore: “Il Mio San Francesco di Assisi – Alla ricerca della sua unica e vera immagine”.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 >
The frescoes of the fifteenth century coexist with an older layer dating back to at least two centuries before, which have a clearly templar nature”. They are part of the original decorative apparatus of this, which could have been a church but also a temple, since the motifs refer to the stone of the temple in Jerusalem.read more >
The history of this restaurant is intertwined with that of Città di Castello, as far back as 1910, in which it opened its doors as a refreshment point for the locals. In 1930 it will be transformed into Osteria da Primo, until the moment of the magical meeting with the spouses Antonio and Lea. It is there, in 1986, that the Trattoria la Lea begins its new course, carried out with professionalism and much commitment by Lea’s sons, Cristiano and Marco.read more >
MeltinaRecords (MR) is one of the places where music becomes a profession as well as a dream come true. Even MeltinaRecords, before being an independent record label, a recording and mastering studio that was born in Città di Castello (PG) with the intent to give space to emerging artists, was a dream to pursue. Born in 1976 Alessandro Cecconi, founder and artistic director of Meltina Records, started his way from music and for music he did all the work possible but in 1998 he manages to open his recording studio, which in 2010 becomes a record label, Edizioni Menichella.read more >
An exceptional showcase to celebrate all types of truffles, because in this area, the microclimate offers a truffle for every season. And in autumn the trifola is the king of the forest. “The four seasons of truffles” is not by chance the slogan, chosen already by some editions, for the event that will also propose markets, salons, tastings, workshops of taste, cooking shows.read more >
The Valle Museo [Valley of the Musems] comes closer. What is meant by this expression? Is it said that it was coined a few good decades ago by the Castello gallery owner Luigi Amedei and then became an effective (if abused) synthesis for interregional tourism and cultural policies between Città di Castello and Sansepolcro.read more >