Hotel Hassler, an icon of the capital for its luxuriant hospitality for more than a century, stands proud just a few meters from the Church of the Trinità dei Monti on top of the Spanish Steps. It has recently renovated and it still maintains its high standard of quality and affluence in perfect balance with its historical past, present and future.
Restaurant Christian Etienne had been under the control of Chef Christian Etienne for so many years and had maintained its Michelin star from the time he received it in 1988. In 2016, he sold it to his second-in-command for 16 years, Chef Guilhem Sevin. Here’s how they kept their Michelin Star with new menu items and nods to their history.
In one corner of Tuscany in the north, sandwiched between Pistoia and Florence and surrounded by the Calvana mountains, there is a small city enclosed by 14th century walls called Prato. It is a culinary gold mine.
Anyone who loves to delve into the pleasurable intricacies of the French cuisine shouldn’t miss Restaurant Fanny Rey et Jonathan Wahid in Saint Rémy de Provence. Experience the southern French cuisine in the hands of two accomplished young chefs, Fanny Rey and Jonathan Wahid.
Walk your way along Via Giulia then turn towards Vicolo del Malpasso and you will see a charming restaurant with a few modern external tables set on the old Roman cobblestones. Fringed with leafy green plants and flower pots with glass walls where you can see through the restaurant’s contemporary interior. An open kitchen upon entry assures you of transparency in the cuisine of Giulio Terrinoni, Chef Patron of Per Me Ristorante.
There’s a long history behind Ristorante Al Capriolo, 168 years in the same family and still counting.
Home-style cooking and attention to detail make Ristorante Pashà a real Italian winner.
For a spectacular lunch, head just outside of Rome to La Riserva di Martignanello with a breathtaking view of the Martignano Lake.
Immersed in vineyards in the town of Genzano, Monte 2 Torri Gourmet Ristorante, a newly-opened gourmet restaurant emerges from an ancient Roman cistern.
Arriving and leaving Rome by plane, you pass through the town of Fiumicino where Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is located. Fiumicino is where Romans head for great seafood and more.
South Tyrol has the most number of Michelin-starred restaurants in Italy. Given its distinctive cultural influences and the abundance of natural resources, the cuisine is prominently alpine in foundation.
Molo 21 is a seaside restaurant born in 2012 and specializes in seafood and wine. It’s the refreshing meal you need outside of Rome.
Campania is a southern Italian region where the locals are fiercely proud of their land, food and wine.
Discover some of the best wines of Roero, Italy.
A young chef in Italy is letting foraged ingredeints drive his menu at La Madernassa Ristorante.
Take a peek inside this year’s Vinitaly, an international wine exposition and competition and check out a few of the favorite wines.
Located far outside of Rome, the two Michelin starred restaurant, Ristorante La Trota, is well worth the trip to have a taste of its food.
2014 had a rainy start to the growing year for the grapes in the region of Montefalco Sagrantino, but it finished sunny and strong. Here are favorite bottles of the 2014 releases.
Located between Italy and France, this 5-star hotel is a Relais & Chateaux property and made up of a sprawling property with a pool, gardens and 18-hole golf course. Not only is La Meridiana tranquil, but it comes with top-notch gastronomy.
Perpetual is a newly opened spot in Rome boasting three levels complete with food laboratories, a wine bar, restaurant and bistro with big team of international chefs. Step inside for a burst of creativity and imagination.
With a Japanese chef at the helm, Rome’s Bistrot 64 is a Michelin-starred restaurant with affordable prices and a fun mix of cuisines.
The world of Italian wines is vast. Discover just at up the iceberg and read about the wines of Emilia-Romagna.
Balkan cuisine is modernized at Iris New Balkan Cuisine restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Square Restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia is proof that hotel dining fine dining can be truly impressive.
Ask any Roman about Hotel Hassler and he will immediately tell you that it’s the most historical luxurious five-star hotel in Rome.
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It looks like a town from a fairytale movie and its wines are just as delightful, discover Eguisheim, France in the Alsatian region.
Take a virtual tour of one of Switzerland’s most stunning wineries, Spiezer Winery.
Without feeling too stuffy, the Michelin-starred Wolfshöhle Restaurant serves German food with a Mediterranean twist.
A Michelin-starred Alsatian wine and food restaurant, L’Atelier du Peintre is open for lunch and dinner and takes time to make sure the palates of their youngest patrons are pleased, too.
Dining at Ristorante Vescovado comes with ingredeints and wines from the region and a stunning view that can’t be matched.
After spending time amidst the hustle and bustle of Rome, find tranquility from breakfast to dinner at Ristorante All’Oro.
Eit is a newly-opened restaurant in Rome from one-Michelin starred Chef Luigi Nastri. They don’t have a menu with traditional dishes listed but instead a list of 8 ingredients that the diners can choose from. Everything about the restaurant is about the number 8. Eight half seasons, 8 wine varieties for the wines and 8 tastes and flavors, even 8 tables.
Prepare to have all of your senses delighted at Amistà 33 complete with stunning art and vibrant food.
Istanbul is a food lover’s dream come true. Check out a favorite innovative restaurant offering regional flavors with a new twist.
Although quite a westernized dish, the birthplace of fettuccine alfredo is indeed in Rome. Discover the restaurant that created it.
Striving to introduce diners to unique seafood that is often uncommon, Pascucci al Porticciolo Restaurant creates fish dishes that are some of the freshest in Fiumicino.
This dish is worth trying with fresh artichokes.
Fusing together the flavors of Spanish and Italian cuisines, Marzapane Ristorante curates a beautiful menu that will have your tastebuds singing.
Known for its pizza, ceviche and spirits, Rome’s Madre feels like a calm, earthy haven amidst the city.
From the best pizza to fresh seafood, Mercato Centrale Roma is the new hub of Italian cuisine and ingredeints.
Vicariously travel to this Italian restaurant in a 13th-century manor house that sits atop one of many rolling hills with scenic views of the sprawling vineyards. Buon Appetito!
Within walking distance from the beach, this Roman restaurant, Red Fish, is serving up some of the best seafood dishes around.
Have a visual taste of Rome’s modern and creative restaurant, Ristorante Livello 1, and it vibrant plates.
Fresh, easy, and with no need to turn on the oven, this zucchini blossom salad is the perfect meal for a hot day, complete with dried herring and feta.
Discover a favorite Slovenian restaurant, Vila Podvin, located in Bled that not only showcased great dishes, but excellent wines and service, too.
In the quiet and charming town of Ljubljana in Slovenia, Chef Janez Bratovž whips up amazingly fresh dishes at JB Restaurant that have landed him on the list of 50 best.
When fava beans are in season, it is only right to honor the fresh produce in a stunning pasta dish made simply with tomatoes and pancetta.
With unique flavors of gelato, like savory caprese, Gunther is a must-stop in Rome.
Head to Abruzzo, Italy for a stunning dining experience in an old fishing site right on the water.
When one is in Italy and perched upon the Adriatic Sea, take the opportunity to eat fresh seafood in an old fishing trabucco.
There’s no other hamburguesa or hamburger place like El Filete Ruso (and La Burg, another…
A modern Italian restaurant in Rome, Stazione di Posta, created minimal dishes that more than delight and entice the taste buds.
A land of olive oil and wine, here’s what you have to try in Spain’s Catalonia region of Les Garrigues.
With interesting Ottoman influences, new, quality wines, and affordability, find out where to eat in Sofia, a delicious culinary destination.
Filipino dishes may not be common in the restaurant world, but as people discover the flavors of the cuisine they are having trouble forgetting its memorable flavors. Discover what happens when the Philippines head to the Netherlands.
When you are wishing for that bottle of limoncello in Italy, don’t worry. You can make it in your own kitchen with just four ingredients and some patience.
Filipino cuisine enters the global food scene with creative twists and fusion of international cuisines with the local dishes. Here are favorite restaurants to visit.
Tofu is such a simple ingredient and to keep it that way, grill it, then drizzle it with homemade teriyaki sauce, sesame seeds and oil for perfect flavor.
This feta wrapped in a parcel made of filo is baked until crunchy and with the help of the lemon and thyme, the flavors become delicately delicious.