YouSushi: Japanese art in a fusion with Gorizia local ingredients

An experience that crosses modern with traditional

I’m sure you know me a little by now. I love traditional food but I never shy away from any novelty in the kitchen; fusion, fashions and however you prefer calling them. After all, it’s 2017! This is exactly how I’d define the place I’m going to tell you about; traditional Japanese food, with professional…

ZoneOne72, Davide Comelli’s signature

China, acrylic, bic or graphite: different techniques with a unique spirit

There’s no better way to start this article than introducing the main character. Davide Comelli, born in Trieste from 1981, is a young talent and – as you’ll see –  does some impressive work. His father was a professor of painting technique and workshop at the Istituto Nordio in Trieste, and he learnt a lot…

Molino Moras, a century of flours

In Trivignano Udinese to discover an old and fascinating trade!

  Often the most pleasant encounters happen by chance: as I was walking along via Felice Venezian one day, I discovered a very particular boutique; a little shop with warm colours and filled with sieves and grain ears. I couldn’t resist.. I headed straight in! I found myself in the Mecca of flours. Incredible! As…

A minibreak coming up? Miss Claire has the right idea!

From the truffle fair to the capital of food and wine - Ljubljana, here are a few tips for a relaxing time

Ph. Jerian Sunday morning. I head straight for the first bakery I see and a few minutes later I’m walking along with a little bag filled with pink, cream and brown treats. I open it straight away, I just can’t wait! The scent of almonds reminds me of when I was a little girl. I…

Portopiccolo SPA, the perfect place for wellness and relaxation

A beauty and wellness oasis in the heart of the Natural Reserve of Duino’s cliffs

The bora. The cliffs. Miramare. And the sumac plants, so dominant in the Karst landscape. If you’re imagining an article about the wonders of the Karst, I’ve misled you. Today I want to visit a place where relaxation and wellness are an easy habit; the perfect spot to regenerate your mind and body, surrounded by…

Maria Theresa of Austria: a multimedia story on display in Trieste.

To the empress who turned the city into the Centrale European capital, Trieste dedicated an exhibition at the Magazzino delle Idee: have a preview of it with me!

She inherited the crown and became ruling Archduchess at the age of 23, and she forged the cosmopolitan and Middle European heart of Trieste. On the 300-year anniversary of her birth, Trieste dedicates a unique series of events to Maria Theresa of Austria. She never visited Trieste but during her reign the city went through…

Silverleaf: when silver becomes art

Face to face with Massimo Moreale, goldsmith from Udine.

“Beauty is a form of Genius–is higher, indeed, than Genius, as it needs no explanation. It is one of the great facts of the world, like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in the dark waters of that silver shell we call the moon”. With these words the poet and writer Oscar Wilde described the…

Lokanda Devetak, six generations of restaurant owners since 1870 (and much more!)

Where hospitality and good food are a habit

We’re in San Michele del Carso, a place filled with history because it was the location of many battles during the First World War. And it’s right here that the Devetak family has been continuing their tradition of great food and hospitality for the past 130 years. It opened initially as a place where people…

Enoteca Sgonico, the best selection of raw fish ever!

Just a few ingredients, incredible and simple recipes

Maybe not everyone knows… This is how I’d start the article because I didn’t know that just a few kilometres from home there was this little place which serves raw fish! I discovered it a few weeks ago when I went there for dinner with some friends; they were surprised (I’d say almost shocked) when…

A tour of the Karst, surrounded by history, nature and breath-taking views 2/2

From the Cocusso mountain to the Karst House, here are a few ideas for an alternative day!

Another day, another tour! As promised here is the second and last part of the article I wrote with the intent of giving you a little taste of  a few Karst itineraries. If you missed the first part, here’s the link: http://www.missclaire.it/travel-eng/a-tour-of-the-karst-surrounded-by-history-nature-and-breath-taking-views-12/ And one last thing. I won’t talk about the classic tourist attractions like the…

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