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 2017. In my opinion is the best restaurant in Milan at the moment I am writing this post. Located inside the Mandarin Hotel … 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

The World’s 50 Best : Alinea (Chicago)…and a short review of The Aviary

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Alinea (Superb) In my recent trip to the US, I had the chance to make one of the most interesting gastronomic experiences in my life. My wife and I had a dinner at Alinea Restaurant in Chicago, the only one three … Continue reading

Percorsi stellati/Starred Journeys: D’O (San Pietro All’Olmo – Milano)

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For my 45th birthday my wife and I decided to visit this famous restaurant, now even more famous for the recent television activity of its owner and master chef: Davide Oldani. D’O Restaurant is located nearby Milan (25 min driving from … Continue reading