Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Italian

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

For the third time in three years, I visit the Emporio Armani restaurant located under the Armani hotel in Milano. I remember it to be well lit, decorated in red colors and serving the best saffron…

July 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

CIOCCOLATITALIANI: Chocolate Gelato in Milano

Chocolate | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Chocolate

CIOCCOLATITALIANI: Chocolate Gelato in Milano

Cioccolati Italiani: It's not my first time because all I can remember is that their Ice Cream is good, tasty, fresh and good looking, every time I visit Milano. Simply amazing, strongly "Chocolate",…

July 24, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Milan

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 06, 2019

Italian

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

I’m a fan! This is all that I can say. Not a fan of the clothing brand but a fan of their restaurants visiting every time I have the chance, especially in Paris and Milano. I’ve been to…

July 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Wagamama at The Airport! Breakfast the Japanese Way

Airports | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 04, 2019

Airports

Wagamama at The Airport! Breakfast the Japanese Way

I’m a fan of the brand! Arriving at the airport in Milan, I was happily surprised to discover that Wagamama is not in Italy! At ten in the morning, you can’t order noodles but a selection…

July 04, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Milan

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Breakfast & Coffee | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 03, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Starbucks celebrates the opening of its first store in Italy and the most beautiful Starbucks in the world: the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan. The highly anticipated Milan Roastery is the crown…

July 03, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Milan

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

Hotels | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 02, 2019

Hotels

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

I’m a fan of the brand, -not the clothing brand but- their restaurants and now added hotels to the list. Upscale, modern, generous, luxurious, and created to impress. It’s been a ritual…

July 02, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

International Cuisine | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 16, 2019

International Cuisine

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

Harry’s Bar, the world famous Harry’s Bar opened in Beirut but unfortunately couldn’t continue for long. I’ve heard endless stories about this iconic brand which started in…

June 16, 2019 | Restaurants | Florence

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

Popular | Italy Europe

Europe

June 15, 2019

Popular

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK. COVERING AN AREA OF 100,000 SQM IN BOLOGNA, FICO EMBODIES THE WONDERS OF ITALIAN BIODIVERSITY. FICO was born out of a passion for the heritage of Italian…

June 15, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Desserts & Sweets | Italy Europe

Europe

June 14, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Excellent! World champion and the chef deserves the award. Born and raised in Belgium, chef Luigi Biasetto learned the art of chocolate and came back to his motherland. Pastry chef winner of…

June 14, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Hotels | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 13, 2019

Hotels

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Located at a ten minutes walk from Florence city center, the Regency is a luxury boutique hotel for travelers seeking calm. Old and authentic, the decor takes you on journey back memory lane making…

June 13, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Fuor D’Acqua Florence: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

Italian | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 12, 2019

Italian

Fuor D’Acqua Florence: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

I’ve been waiting for this moment for so long! Ten years since I last visited and still remember to date the superb food I had. Fuor D’Acqua, the restaurant under the stone arcades,…

June 12, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Italian

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Two years ago, I discovered a restaurant; an Italian restaurant in the heart of Milano. A unique restaurant serving exceptional food made with love and dedication. A restaurant filled with guests,…

June 11, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

Marvelous Venice! A Video Review and 200 Photos

Mechwar Videos | Venice Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Marvelous Venice! A Video Review and 200 Photos

Epic Grandeur Never was a thoroughfare so aptly named as the Grand Canal, reflecting the glories of centuries of Venetian architecture in the 50 palazzi and six churches lining its banks. At the end…

June 11, 2019 | Popular | Venice

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Italian

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Two forks, two knives, delicate crystal water glasses and customized wine glasses set on ironed white table cloth... that’s not the setup you’re used to at your neighborhood Trattoria.…

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Italian | Venice Italy Europe

Italy

June 10, 2019

Italian

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Imagine that I visited more than nine years ago and still remember how great the food was. Located in the heart of Venice a few meters from the famous Piazza San Marco, Da Forni is one of the…

June 10, 2019 | Recommended | Venice

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Italian

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

Located inside Enzo Ferrari’s museum in Modena, the restaurant looks more like a lunch cafeteria. Some tables set under the atrium, decorated tables and a menu up to the standard of a casual…

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Italian

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

With a traffic jam that delayed our trip for more than thirty minutes, we arrived at the restaurant at 09:36 pm. Despite the delay, we were welcomed and treated professionally. Located at the villa,…

June 09, 2019 | Michelin | Italy

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

French | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

French

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Arriving at a closed gate, the receptionist answered: “Good morning sir, welcome to Villa Cordevigo”. I drove the alley between high trees, left my car at the parking, and walked to the…

June 09, 2019 | Hotels | Italy

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 08, 2019

Italian

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Located on the lake in one of Italy’s famous touristic villages, Caruso offers a wide selection of Italian specialties with a view. On the terrace under the sun or inside, both experiences are…

June 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 07, 2019

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

I invite you to watch the video, enjoy dinner with me, and try to feel what I felt; dinner at Enoteca Pinchiorri is unmatched, a memorable experience I will never forget... When you find a table…

June 07, 2019 | French | Florence

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

Airports | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

April 13, 2019

Airports

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

At Fiumicino airport, upon the first floor, an Italian restaurant serves a wide selection of local specialties. You don’t expect to have a real restaurant at the airport especially with…

April 13, 2019 | Italian | Rome

Top 10 Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

Desserts & Sweets | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

January 01, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Top 10 Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

After indulging in Milan's favorite gelatarias, I planned a trip to Rome to see how the capital of this most famous culinary country compares. The world talks about ice cream but Italy calls it…

January 01, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Rome

My Favorite Pasta in Rome: Top 5 List

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

January 01, 2019

Italian

My Favorite Pasta in Rome: Top 5 List

Pasta is one of Italy’s few culinary constants, but it’s also endlessly diverse, with hundreds of shapes and styles that vary by region. Depending on geography, pasta can be short or…

January 01, 2019 | Popular | Rome

Mato Street Food Roma

Pizza | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

November 04, 2018

Pizza

Mato Street Food Roma

An ethical gastronomic philosophy, which uses artisanal tools and typical ingredients respecting the history of one of the richest and most creative Italian gastronomic traditions. For a rich snack,…

November 04, 2018 | Restaurants | Rome

Hotel Westin Excelsior Roma: My Stay, Breakfast and Dinner

Hotels | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

October 26, 2018

Hotels

Hotel Westin Excelsior Roma: My Stay, Breakfast and Dinner

Seeing the hotel lobby photos online, I couldn’t but book my stay at The Westin. Being a fan of the brand and already experiencing it in Milan, Dublin, Cairo, and Florence, Rome was next on the…

October 26, 2018 | Reviews | Rome

Alitalia’s Casa Italia Lounge at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Airports | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

October 26, 2018

Airports

Alitalia’s Casa Italia Lounge at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Because a trip begins before the journey, start at the airport; The Casa Alitalia lounge offers an elegant yet comfortable and familiar design. The attention to details and the typical warm…

October 26, 2018 | Reviews | Rome

First Starbucks in Italy and the Most Beautiful to Date

News | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

September 30, 2018

News

First Starbucks in Italy and the Most Beautiful to Date

Starbucks celebrates the opening of its first store in Italy and the most beautiful Starbucks in the world: the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan. The highly anticipated Milan Roastery is the crown…

September 30, 2018 | Milan

Plastificio Di Martino; Antica Pasta Di Gragnano at Fico Food World, Italy

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

March 20, 2018

Italian

Plastificio Di Martino; Antica Pasta Di Gragnano at Fico Food World, Italy

An open kitchen, chefs preparing gigantic marmites of Pasta, a place loaded with people and brightly lit in white, the restaurant grabbed my attention as I walked the alleys of Fico. I’ve…

March 20, 2018 | Recommended | Italy

Osteria Dei Borghi at Fico Food Park, Italy

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

March 20, 2018

Italian

Osteria Dei Borghi at Fico Food Park, Italy

Located inside Fico, the world’s first food experience created by Eataly, Osteria serves Pasta and local cuisines of Italy. Among many restaurants, I was craving pasta, and the menu board…

March 20, 2018 | Restaurants | Italy

Discover 500 Photos of FICO, The World’s Biggest Food Hall; 100,000 Square Meters of Italian Experiences

News | Italy Europe

Europe

March 02, 2018

News

Discover 500 Photos of FICO, The World’s Biggest Food Hall; 100,000 Square Meters of Italian Experiences

I was so excited to be one of the first to experience FICO, Eataly’s Biggest food experience and the world’s first food-themed park spread on more than 100,000 square meters. FICO opened…

March 02, 2018 | Popular | Italy

Spaccio d’elle Carceri; Have a Drink and Positive Ambiance in Modena

Restaurants | Italy Europe

Europe

February 02, 2018

Restaurants

Spaccio d’elle Carceri; Have a Drink and Positive Ambiance in Modena

Located on a very calm street in the old town of Modena, Spaccio dell Carceri was recommended to me by the hotel receptionist and she was right! Much more than a pub, a restaurant and Music club…

February 02, 2018 | Reviews | Italy

Taverna Dei Servi; The Taste of Simple Things in Modena

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Italian

Taverna Dei Servi; The Taste of Simple Things in Modena

Nestled in the old town of Modena, few meters from the main piazza, the restaurant can be accessed from a peaceful street. One small door opens to an ample space under old arcades of red bricks. The…

February 01, 2018 | Recommended | Italy

La Bottega Della Gina: Homemade Food the Traditional Way in Verona

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Italian

La Bottega Della Gina: Homemade Food the Traditional Way in Verona

You won’t imagine enjoying something as great in a place as small! You feel at home, a tiny little shop that serves Pasta, only fresh Pasta. The owner doesn’t speak English, but listens…

February 01, 2018 | Restaurants | Italy

Da Nello: Authentic and Traditional in Bologna

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Italian

Da Nello: Authentic and Traditional in Bologna

Traditional and authentic, Da Nello rated 4,3/5 on google maps is considered to be one of the best Italian restaurants in Bologna. When you see a hundred photos of the owner and his guests on all the…

February 01, 2018 | Recommended | Italy

Hotel Corona D’Oro: Bologna, Italy

Hotels | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Hotels

Hotel Corona D’Oro: Bologna, Italy

Four stars standard in the heart of old Bologna, I spent the night at this authentic hotel build in 1890. Leave your luggage at the reception, and the doorman 'll accompany you to the hotel’s…

February 01, 2018 | Reviews | Italy

Palazzo Victoria: An Amazing Stay in Verona

Breakfast & Coffee | Italy Europe

Europe

January 31, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Palazzo Victoria: An Amazing Stay in Verona

After several detours, long minutes driving around the tight roads of Verona, I reached a door, one old door where the hotel is located. I honestly didn’t know what to expect, an old hotel, a…

January 31, 2018 | Hotels | Italy

Hotel Cervetta 5 Modena: Bizarre and Not Relaxing

Hotels | Italy Europe

Europe

January 31, 2018

Hotels

Hotel Cervetta 5 Modena: Bizarre and Not Relaxing

Why would someone use a dark decor with dimmed yellow lights for a hotel; a dark and small lobby looking like a church, closed windows, all lights put off; unfortunately this place feels like a…

January 31, 2018 | Travel | Italy

Pompi: Rome's Famous Tiramisu

Desserts & Sweets | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 19, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Pompi: Rome's Famous Tiramisu

When one thinks of Italian desserts, the image of a rich fluffy tiramisu sprinkled with cocoa powder often comes to mind. While not a typically Roman dessert (its origins are more northern), the…

August 19, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Rome

The Tribune Hotel: Complementary Internet, Drinks and Breakfast

Hotels | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 19, 2017

Hotels

The Tribune Hotel: Complementary Internet, Drinks and Breakfast

Let's call it the hotel of free offerings, an intelligent approach making its ratings rise on the net. When you get a 4.7 on google with a deluxe room as small, a bathroom without a door, a slippery…

August 19, 2017 | Reviews | Rome

Ladurée Roma: Coffee and a Quick Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 18, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Ladurée Roma: Coffee and a Quick Breakfast

Like any Ladurée I've been to around the world, Ladurée Rome is at a premium location. Found in the old city with its recognisable pink and light blue colour scheme, macaron display,…

August 18, 2017 | French | Rome

Babette: A Romantic Breakfast in Roma

Breakfast & Coffee | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 18, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Babette: A Romantic Breakfast in Roma

The door opened to an old restaurant with a fresh and eye-catching interior. Perfectly set tables, books, paintings... I was not sure the restaurant was even open until two ladies, wearing black,…

August 18, 2017 | Recommended | Rome

Bottega Italia Monteforte: I Enjoyed My Pasta

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 18, 2017

Italian

Bottega Italia Monteforte: I Enjoyed My Pasta

With a few tables on the terrace, this restaurant caught my attention despite its touristy look and feel. I changed my mind as I walked inside: two huge dining rooms carefully decorated in an Italian…

August 18, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

Ginger: A Healthy and Happy Place in Rome but Average Food

Breakfast & Coffee | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Ginger: A Healthy and Happy Place in Rome but Average Food

It feels good from the minute you walk in; an enclosed garden with a high ceiling, an air conditioned space, open kitchens throughout, a trip to the Italian countryside where all kinds of fresh…

August 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

La Piccola di Casa Bleve: A Favorite in Roma (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 17, 2017

Italian

La Piccola di Casa Bleve: A Favorite in Roma (Restaurant Closed)

Google led me to this beautiful restaurant, a casual yet upscale place where music plays smoothly in the background, where the decor is simple and soothing, where the staff are relaxed yet attentive.…

August 17, 2017 | Recommended | Rome

Hard Rock Cafe Roma: A Famous Spot in the City

American | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 16, 2017

American

Hard Rock Cafe Roma: A Famous Spot in the City

I have a ritual of visiting the Hard Rock Cafe wherever I travel so I know to expect them to be busy. But the one in Roma is so famous that there's a 20 minute wait to be seated. It's 4 in the…

August 16, 2017 | Burgers | Rome

Shopping in Rome: Castel Romano Designer Outlet

Reviews | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 15, 2017

Reviews

Shopping in Rome: Castel Romano Designer Outlet

After discovering La Vallee Village in Paris... My favorite shopping address in Rome is called "Castel Romano Designer Outlet". It's where you can find your favourite designer brands from 30% to 70%…

August 15, 2017 | Shopping Mall | Rome

Eataly Roma: The World's Biggest Italian Food Haven

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 14, 2017

Italian

Eataly Roma: The World's Biggest Italian Food Haven

Take a drive for just over 20 minutes from the center of Rome to reach a dream place every foodie would love to explore. After visiting and eating at several Eatalys around the world, I got the…

August 14, 2017 | Pizza | Rome

Baccano: Good Food by The Trevi Fountain

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 02, 2017

Italian

Baccano: Good Food by The Trevi Fountain

Baccano from the Latin “Baccanum” is a fitting name due to the “clamor” of the crossroads outside, just as inside serves as the crossroad of taste in the center of Rome. I…

August 02, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

Fiore: Cucina Flexiteriana, a Chaotic Restaurant

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

July 29, 2017

Italian

Fiore: Cucina Flexiteriana, a Chaotic Restaurant

An unusual name but beautiful decor, a high rating and a dozen chefs working in the kitchen made me want to walk in and try Fiore. Fiore is a restaurant based on vegetarian dishes, healthy and gluten…

July 29, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

Ara Pacis - La Capricciosa Rome: Loved the Pizza, Enjoyed the Pasta

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

July 29, 2017

Italian

Ara Pacis - La Capricciosa Rome: Loved the Pizza, Enjoyed the Pasta

Delicious...the food is delicious! A restaurant on a sidewalk filled with tourists serves delicious pizza - which I fell in love with - as well as a selection of pasta specialities. It's about the…

July 29, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

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