About vfallucca

Engineer, adopted Milanese, accidental Carioca, born Sicilian, Palermitan by grace of God

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it (Auschwitz-Birkenau)

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During my last business trip in Poland at Katowice I had the chance to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum (about 30-40 min driving distance from Katowice). It has been a shocking experience, I do not have nothing to add to … Continue reading

Percorsi Stellati/Starred Journeys: Ron Gastrobar (Amsterdam)

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Recommended by my friend and colleague Richard, Ron Gastrobar is definitely a restaurant in contrast to what you imagine is a typical starred restaurant: his chef Ron Blaauw was for years one of the most popular chefs in Holland with its eponymous … Continue reading

Percorsi Stellati/Starred Journeys: Tokuyoshi (Milano)

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To understand the idea behind Restaurant Tokuyoshi you just need to read Chef Yoji Tokuyoshi ‘s quote in the restaurant web site : Yoji calls his cuisine “contaminated Italian cuisine” mixing his Japanese heritage with the Italian influences. I would also add … Continue reading

Percorsi Stellati/Starred Journeys: Enoteca Pinchiorri (Firenze)

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When I decided to leave my previous job at Banca Monte Paschi di Siena to move back to Milan, my colleagues gave me a farewell gift that probably is one of the most appreciated ever: a 2 persons dinner at … Continue reading

Percorsi stellati/Starred Journeys: Seta (Milano)

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Seta and its chef Antonio Guida were awarded 1 Michelin Star in 2016, and 2 Michelin Stars in 20017. In my opinion is the best restaurant in Milan at the moment I am writing this post. Located inside the Mandarin Hotel … Continue reading