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: Christian Etienne (Avignon)

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Maison Christian Etienne is probably the best restaurant in Avignon. Awarded 1-Michelin Star, its Chef Guilhem Sevin  proposes an intriguing menu based on tomato as main ingredient. Price is high, but for a Michelin Star restaurant is reasonable (below 100 Euros per … Continue reading

Percorsi stellati/Starred Journeys: Villa Crespi (Orta San Giulio – Novara)

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Today was Antonino Cannavacciuolo day. His restaurant is located in the fascinating Villa Crespi , a magnificent villa in moorish style built in 1879 by the cotton tycoon Cristoforo Benigno Crespi, who wanted to bring the charm of Baghdad back to his beloved … Continue reading

Percorsi Stellati/Starred Journeys:Martín Berasategui (Lasarte-Oria,San Sebastian)

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Restaurante Martín Berasategui is above all an unforgettable taste experience. Awarded 3-Michelin Stars , it perfectly epitomizes the stereotype of what a 3-Michelin Stars restaurant means: a unique cuisine, worth a special trip! …this is exactly what I am talking about. As … Continue reading

Percorsi stellati/Starred Journeys: The River Café (New York)

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The River Café may not be at the same level of other “Michelin Stars” (even if the food is  very good, no doubt about this), but definitely is located in one of the most charming and breathtaking spots in the … Continue reading

Percorsi stellati/Starred Journeys: Iyo (Milano)

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First Japanese food restaurant awarded 1 Michelin Star in Italy, Iyo definitely deserves its  reputation. Yes, probably the environment is a bit too dark (somehow recalls a pure candle light atmosphere), but the food is sublime indeed. We opted for the tasting  menu (“Faccio … Continue reading