Pinija Restaurant in Strunjan (Strugnano)

The perfect place to enjoy the sea all year round!

The Pinija Restaurant & Beach bar opened on the 14th of December, a cute and modern restaurant just 20 minutes from Trieste. We’re in Strugnano, a small locality of Portorose, which is well known for its warm sea water swimming pools. Strunjan, well know for its old salt extraction plant, is in the middle of…

Belgrade, the NY of the Balkans 2/2

History, museums, designers and clubs… the city that never sleeps!

Are you ready for the second part of the article about my fantastic trip to Belgrade? Here’s the link to the first part in case you missed it! WHERE TO EAT You can eat almost anything at any time of the day here, the cheapest option is a take away pizza for just 2 Euros!…

Wrocław/Breslavia: 10 things to see

Here’s what I discovered for you : the city, where to sleep and where to eat …

Have you heard of Breslavia? It’s one of the wester Polish cities that developed on the shores of the Oder river; it’s the fourth largest city in the country and capital of the Bassa Slesia voivodeship. The city’s name in Polish is Wrocław (pronounced “vrotswaf”) but there are actually 156 different names for it; Wrocłow…

Slavonia, 10 things not to miss

Discovering the unexplored Croatia between Hungary and Serbia

This time I visited a little place that’s not so well known, because if I ask you “what do you know about Croatia?” I’m sure you’ll answer “the sea, Zagreb, Split” and maybe something extra. Some time ago the Croatian national tourism institute Croazia Full of Life asked me where I’d like to go for…

Grad Otočec, a dreamlike restaurant

I step into a castle to try some incredible delicacies

I’ve just returned from a truly incredible trip to Slovenia: The sixteenth century castle of Otočec  built on a little island in the middle of the river Krka. I’m just going to tell you about its incredible restaurant 🙂 The building also has a magnificent five star hotel of the Relais & Châteaux chain (there…

Il Pane Quotidiano, a successful company from TRIESTE, ready to open overseas

Eight stores, two new openings and one hundred employees

“I started working as a mechanic when I was 13. On my way to work in the mornings I would stop at a bakery in Longera to buy a sandwich for lunch; one day the baker asked me if I’d like to work for him, they had a vacancy”. This is how Paolo Fontanot’s story…

Pri Lojzetu, also called Zemono with Tomaž Kavčič

In Vipava to try a menu with autumn flavours

It was 2017 when I first told you about this restaurant in the Valley of Vipava. The article I wrote about it earned the highest number of views I’ve ever received! Today I went back to meet Tomaž and Flavia because… you can’t delay a dinner invitation for too long, right? Over the past years…

Palagurmé, Food & Beverage training in Friuli Venezia Giulia

In Pordenone, five themed areas for professionals and enthusiasts

It was opened two years ago with the desire to unite everything connected to the food & beverage world, it’s a reality opened to everyone, from enthusiast to those who work in the industry. The motto here is “WE ARE INCLUSIVE NOT EXCLUSIVE!” Shall we check it out? Read it all through because at the…

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,…

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