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Pizzeria O81

One of the most loved dishes in the world, is pizza and only in Italy you can savored in its “true” version. For this reason, Culture & Trend which specializes in “Pizza Hunting,” went to Melegnano, a small city located a few miles from Milan, to experience a true Neapolitan pizzeria, which despite having recently opened is already a success! It all began as a dream of Francesco Saggese who has 15 years of experience in gastronomy. His goal? Open a true Neapolitan pizzeria with a gourmet touch. It was then that 081 was born (telephone prefix of Naples).” Its secret is to let the dough rest for a long time after it has been worked (from 24h to 36h) at specific humidity and temperature levels, with the aim of creating a perfect pizza. All this work translates into an exquisite pizza, which makes mouth water when you think about…

La Torre Ibiza

On one of our nights in Ibiza, we went to have dinner at Hostal La Torre, a relaxing hotel located on the west coast of Ibiza, it is one of the most beautiful places on the island to watch the sunset. Its privileged position in Cap Negret boasts panoramic views of the sea, the landscape is breathtaking. We arrived at the restaurant around 7:30 p.m. to contemplate the sunset of the island, which is one of the most famous in the world and is accompanied by chill-out hits exchanged by resident DJs, rendering the show even more special.” We were greeted by the young team at Hostal La Torre who made us feel immediately at home. The restaurant has a relaxed and delicious atmosphere, with a Mediterranean cuisine, it is delicious drinks, it was difficult to choose one. The menu includes delicious Spanish tapas, fish, meat and mouth watering desserts.…

Gialle & Co in Milan

Milan is an increasingly international city and to be able to meet the needs of people from all over the world must constantly evolve. One of the sectors that has had to adapt to different needs is that of restaurants. Therefore, in the month of October, Gialle & Co was inaugurated in Milan, the first restaurant in the city that transforms and reinterprets the typical English-baked potato. The range of flavors is wide, with vegetarian and vegan options as well.” Everything was born in London, when five friends looking for a typical restaurant near the hotel found themselves in a pub where the hostess welcomed them saying that they could enjoy the best potato cropped in the English city. But the taste did not satisfy any of the 5, it was then that one of them challenged the woman to cook an Italian potato, giving life to the first recipe…

La Rampina Ristorante

On October 27 was the birthday of our co-founder, Juliane Borges, and she was in Milan at the La Rampina restaurant where she celebrated with a lunch. La Rampina is more than a restaurant: a cozy alchemy, able to carry its guests in a Renaissance dimension, endowed with an unmistakable “home” air.” The kitchen is handed down from generation to generation in the tradition of the Gagliardi family, where Father Lino shares his most traditional ideas with his son Luca, who tries to give him a more innovative cut in order to create specialties that revise in a way the traditions of Lombardy are original. Savoring the dishes of La Rampina, such as risotto for example, you have the feeling of making a journey in the evolution of the best Italian cuisine. Simplicity is a source of inspiration for the menu, ranging from international flavors to meat, fish and vegetables,…

L’Ile Douce In Milan

Last month, a recent boutique in Milan, L’Ile Douce, was inaugurated. Pastry that brings French inspiration with modern sweets like cakes, macarons, croissants, biscuits and more, all created by young chef Fabrizio Barbato. The chef’s proposal is to create sweet sweets with low sugar content in order to be good and balanced.” Douce also has a luxurious tea room with a tea expert for a moment of peace and relaxation. But it’s not just about the desserts we’re talking about here, but the pastry also offers some savory delicacies such as bagels and quiche, and even a light lunch. During the weekend Ile Douce offers a delicious brunch to enjoy! However, there are many options in the magic French specialty lab. Anyone who is in Milan or who is passing by should visit the pastry store :

Healthy menu at Squirrel London

During the madness of fashion week it is difficult to find time to sit and eat calmly, so we always choose places that can serve something quick and preferably healthy. We had the privilege of lunching at the Squirrel Restaurant, which offers a great variety of super healthy salads, sandwiches and drinks. The concept of the restaurant is Grab & Go, and was opened in the summer of 2016 in South Kensington, the privileged area of ​​London.” We went there to have a quick but tasty lunch and it was exactly what we found, a salad dish rich in delicious ingredients and to accompany it, a juice with vegetables. Every day, food is prepared in local cuisine to meet a menu that has been carefully organized by a nutritionist. Squirrel is open from 7am is also the perfect place to enjoy breakfast, with a morning menu that includes breakfast with…

A Chinese experience with Chai Wu

Culture & Trend flew to London for LFW (London Fashion Week). It was three intense days but with a lot of surprises, including the Chai Wu restaurant, located in an extremely privileged location: the 5th floor of the famous Harrods store. Chai Wu offers sophisticated and innovative Chinese cuisine.” The sea bass served with a golden leaf and lobster dumpling surmounted with Beluga caviar are some of the excellent dishes you can try there. Our team was able to appreciate a very varied banquet that ranged from spring-rolls to seafood noodles, all of top-class and rich in flavors. Improving the Chai Wu experience is the interior of the restaurant, based on the five elements of Chinese philosophy: water, metal, wood, earth and fire, creating an elegant and intimate design for every occasion. The restaurant is a true shrine full of flavors to deepen the Chinese universe. We hope to return…

A Magical Place Called Osteria Del Portone

Another gourmet tip for you.  This time this is the Osteria del Portone, which combines tradition and innovation in its dishes, a few steps from Milan. The inn was born in the distance of 1722 and since then it enchants customers and visitors with a delicious menu made of dishes revisited in a simple but tasteful way.” Culture & Trend had the opportunity to have a dinner at the Osteria, and had a great experience of flavors already starting from bread, strictly made at home. In addition to the room accommodating up to 90 guests, the place has a beautiful garden, a bar to enjoy some drinks and, a cellar, a truly magical place. But let’s talk about delicious and magical flavors such as the horse tartare with a “Parisi” egg, an absolute must-have, along with Risotto Carnaroli San Massimo with goat Montevecchia with lemon scent, but you can not…

Gourmet Tip: Kisen

Today we brought another gourmet suggestion for you, get ready for the mouth watering! It is the Kisen restaurant, which offers a typical Japanese cuisine and was one of the first Japanese restaurants in Milan. Who thinks Japanese cuisine only offers raw fish and rice, Kisen shows the opposite, offering a great variety of seafood and specialties that can provide a unique sensory experience to suit all tastes and preferences. And for Asian Creative Cuisine lovers, the restaurant has revised its menu to satisfy any request. Obviously we must not even mention the quality of raw material, which is of the highest order! And since so many of you know, when the quality is high, it is felt by the flavor and color of the fish, especially the salmon. Some of the special (and spectacular) dishes are: Black Alaska cod and scallops in the shell, but also soft crab shells…

For Japanese Food Lovers: Sushi B

Today the subject we brought is appetizing and will leave you with mouth watering as this is a special gourmet tip! For those who are planning to visit Milan, or even for those who live here and are looking for a new restaurant to meet, we have brought us an excellent one for you! This is the Japanese restaurant called Sushi B, located in the heart of Brera, one of the most beautiful areas of Milan. The restaurant is characterized by an elegant and relaxing atmosphere that involves fusion cuisine that combines Japanese tradition with the best European and Mediterranean flavors. Whether for lunch, a drink or for dinner, one can enjoy a nice view of a vertical garden, special carcateristic that offers harmony to the place. The dishes are delicious, and the drinks are also great, besides, the menu is wide of options even for vegetarians. So, two weeks…