DESTINATIONS CULTURE AGENDA CONNOISSEUR'S GUIDE ALTERNATE ROUTES INSIDER'S VIEW NEWS PHOTO GALLERIES

Erba Brusca

Milan

Meaning “sharp grass”, Erba Brusca is a restaurant that lets you be in two places at once – both in Milan and in the countryside. It is located in southern Milan, in the canal district...

CHOOSE DESTINATION

« BACK « TO BEGINNING
Quercia Rossa, Saturnia, TuscanyCorsia del Giardino, MilanRossopomodoro, VeniceGrand Hotel Palazzo, Livorno, TuscanyFattoria di Celle, TuscanySilent Quadrilateral or a trip to the old Milan, Milan

Cesare Crespi, Milan

In the Brera neighbourhood, near the famous Academy of Fine Arts of Brera (Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera), Lucio Fontana's alma mater, one will find a legendary Cesare Crespi...

Trattoria al Gatto Nero (Burano), Venice

If you have yet to visit the colourful fairytale that is Burano, it's worth stopping by Trattoria al Gatto Nero – “the black cat”. If you're favourite food is fish...

Il Paradiso Perduto, Venice

Not far from Al Timon you can find Venice's own “Paradise Lost”, or rather, Il Paradiso Perduto – a local Venetian eatery. On Monday nights starting at 9:00 pm...

Piccolo Mondo, Venice

Venice delights with its quietness and lack of hurry. The nightlife here is serene – discotheques are few and far between. However, sometimes you just want to go a little wild…

Enoteca Ai Artisti, Venice

This modest-sized wine bar/restaurant is found in the Venetian neighbourhood of Dorsoduro, and the clientèle is mostly made up of locals. Every once in a while, an ancient wall-hung telephone rings...

Ristorante Riviera, Venice

There's a really great view of the Giudecca Canal from Ristorante Riviera. It's a bit pricey, but within reason considering that the food is...

Rossopomodoro, Venice

Good pizza in Venice? Yes, it is possible! Because of Venice's regulation banning wood-fired pizza ovens, really good pizza is a rarity there. Somehow...

Worth Knowing, Tuscany

Tuscany is second only to Rome in terms of its popularity among tourists, so if you want to see and experience the real...

Grand Hotel Palazzo, Livorno, Tuscany

Situated just three kilometres from the centre of Livorno, the Grand Hotel Palazzo is one of the most elegant hotels in all of Italy...

Quercia Rossa, Saturnia, Tuscany

Quercia Rossa is a modestly-sized country hotel in Tuscany's Maremma region, and by staying there you'll be able...

Terrace of Complesso del Vittoriano Museum Café , Rome

It's impossible to imagine a more suitable spot for hedonic city savoring moments in Rome than an open air terrace of Complesso del Vittoriano...

Hangar Bicocca, Milan

Milan is not a city that can be taken whole. It has very different facets and is a place where you need to get oriented, like in Geocaching...

Giacomo Arengario, Milan

The location of Giacomo Arengario is remarkable in itself - the Museo del Novecento (Museum of the Twentieth Century)...

La Rinascente, Milan

Now an established store chain with branches all across Italy, La Rinascente is a venerable pioneer, starting off as the first fashion store in Milan...

Al Portego, Venice

On a small Venetian street just a few minutes by foot from the Rialto Bridge, the tiny Al Portego restaurant (with seating for only 20 patrons at miniature tables) beckons...

Corsia del Giardino, Milan

To be in the city, at the same time teleporting oneself to someplace else is a dream of anyone who is tired of urban living...

Fioraio Bianchi Caffe, Milan

There's a flower shop in the artsy neighbourhood of Brera that is also a café...

Il Nuovo Galeon, Venice

Il Nuovo Galeon is on Via Garibaldi, right between the Giardini and the Arsenale. It has a little over a dozen tables, and a decidedly idiosyncratic design scheme...

Al Timon, Venice

If you've become a bit weary of the Venetian fish diet, this place is for you: juicy steaks and meat dishes galore. Cannaregio locals are especially fond of Al Timon...

Al Bottegon, Venice

Al Bottegon, also called Cantinone Gia Schiavi, is a great place to go if you've missed lunch or simply don't want to devote the usual 1½ to 2 hours for your midday meal...

Osteria Alla Bifora, Venice

Although Osteria Alla Bifora is located in Venice's loudest square, Campo Santa Margherita, it does not serve either tea or coffee – so as not to encourage students from...

Ristorante Taverna la Fenice, Venice

Behind the grandiose La Fenice opera house you'll find Taverna la Fenice – a restaurant for people who really love their vegetables...

Erba Brusca, Milan

Meaning “sharp grass”, Erba Brusca is a restaurant that lets you be in two places at once – both in Milan and in the countryside. It is located in southern Milan, in the canal district...

Torre Palombara, Narni, Tuscany

Torre Palombara is a romanticized anachronism in the shape of a hotel. In its centre is a pigeon tower, or dovecote...

Relais La Torre, Arezzo, Tuscany

Rural tourism is certainly nothing new in Italy, and if you happen to be traveling through Tuscany with your own car or a rental...

Fattoria di Celle, Tuscany

Tuscany is home to one of the most surprising sculpture parks in Europe, Fattoria di Celle, which takes – believe it or not...

Silent Quadrilateral or a trip to the old Milan, Milan

We are accustomed to Milan being the place to go to search for whatever is new, be it in fashion or design. But the longer one stays in Milan...

Excelsior Milano, Milan

Excelsior Milano is a seven-floor luxury concept store dedicated to fashion, food and design. Located in a former cinema, it was designed by the...

The Small, Milan

On the outside, The Small looks like a large apartment instead of a restaurant, and everything here has been made to make you instantly feel...

Faville Apartments, Venice

In order to get closer to the mystery of Venice or at least create the illusory feeling that you have touched it, it's best to stay at an apartment rather than a hotel...

Enoteca La Cantina, Venice

Almost as small as a closet, this gourmet paradise has just a few small tables by the bar counter and a couple more on the terrace outside. There is no menu to speak of, or more precisely...