Alpe Adria cuisine in Klagenfurt

The first edition of a seven day event dedicated to exceptional food

For one week, from the 24th to the 30th of September, Klagenfurt became the heart of Alpe Adria, with dinners prepared by famous chefs from Slovenia, Italy and Austria and a colourful market with 30 selected producers. The latter were all from the countries mentioned above. As you know I’m often invited to these events,…

Vatta Cafè, a change in the kitchen with Peter Patajac

Semptember is bringing a few surprised… let’s discover them together!

You have to read until the end because there’s a surprise 😉 I’m sure you don’t need to be introduced to café Vatta, right? In Trieste it’s very well known and I’m sure anyone from Trieste has been there at least once. About a year ago I had told you about the incredible breakfasts they…

Lange Tafel 2018, the most incredible dinner in Styria

An unforgettable evening under the stars in Graz!

Probably most of you have never heard about it. The “Long Table of Graz” is an incredible event which takes place in Graz, the beautiful capital of Styria J A special appointment if you love food and beverages like I do! It’s not a random choice that the “Long Table” is hosted in this city because,…

Villa Mirasasso: location for weddings, corporate and private events

In Sežana there is always something new!

“Return to Sežana. Not to the future”, if anything to the past .. because you should remember that I have already told you about this magnificent place, the wonderful Villa Mirasasso and its history, the events held here and the fabulous greenhouse with botanical garden :-. The perfect location for a wedding, really! So “I…

Styria, an Austrian Tuscany

Let’s discover the nature, wellness and cuisine of a breathtaking region

It’s the second time I visit this area and I have to confirm my previous impression: Styria is a truly incredible region! Nature here is magnificent and the land is covered in fruit groves and cultivations; apples, pumpkins, vineyards, elderflower and corn. This is why it’s easy to encounter small producers of chees, ham and much…

Enjoy Collio Experience 2018 is back

A unique event in which to live the complete experience of the local territory

There are quite a few things that get me easily worked up. I particularly love food but I also quite enjoy a good glass of wine. If it’s wine from our territory, from this wonderful region that can boast an enchanted sea and incredible mountains…well, even better 🙂 This is to introduce a unique and…

Three years of MissClaire, with tears of joy here we are!

After all this hard work I decided to celebrated with a brunch at Portopiccolo

You should know by now that Sunday I celebrated MissClaire’s three year anniversary in the lovely location of Portopiccolo. And quite a few readers joined the celebrations J Do you know how this adventure started? It was February 2015 when I had an insane epiphany and decided it was time to give MissClaire her own…

MissClaire at CARE’s The ethical Chef Days 2018

In Val Badia to discover…well, let’s see together!

If you’ve followed my stories you’ll know that for the first time ever I took part in CARE’s, which was probably the most incredible and fantastic experience I’ve ever had since I started this job. Three wonderful days that I can’t wait to share with you. Over 2.000 photographs, 38 chefs, 40 tastings and… I…

My special birthday at the Savoia Excelsior Palace

I step into my forties with a great celebration!

You should know me well by now. An exhuberant party lover, but every year, as my birthday comes up, I promise myself “no celebrations this year”… but in the end I spend the entire week celebrating, almost as much as a Balkan style wedding! Sagittarius, born on the 28th of November on a day of…

Villa Bononmo, an exclusive location in Trieste

Events, weddings, important occations.

I wonder how many times you drove up via Bonomea, the road which connects Opicina’s obelisk with the neighbourhood of Gretta, and admired the view from your car window. The road was built in 1779 to connect Villa Bonomo to the city. From up here you can see all of Trieste, as well as Pirano,…