The best breakfast in Trieste?

These are the places where I like to go for a great start to my day!

MUG If you’re looking for a bakery, head to Mug! Here Elena Giuffrida achieved her little dream, because she has been a pastry chef only since 2013, before she used to work in the cinema business! A year ago, on the sweetest day of the year, the 14th of February 2016, she opened Mug in…

The customer is NOT always right

Especially if they can’t behave properly: here is a guide on how to behave properly in a restaurant!

Monday I published an article “The key to a restaurant’s success”, and now I’ll try and judge things from the other side of the table and think with the eyes of who patiently respects the rules of bon-ton but often has to put up with a little too much. When I was little more than…

The dishes that most impressed me!

When memories don’t come from your mind but from taste.

As usual, at the end of every December it’s report time! I think about all the lovely experiences I shared with you: lots of journeys, incredible trips, fun visits, tastings… And as I thought about my food and wine tours – where I discovered the best of the territory and new recipes to share with…

The largest vinegar producer in the world? In Manzano (Udine): it’s Midolini!

2.300 barrels store an incredible balsamic vinegar!

I’d visited the vinegar producer Midolini a few months ago, but I’ve already gone through my batch, so my son requested some more and, as the good mother I am, I went back to Midolini to buy some more. Surrounded by 35 hectares of vineyards of their property, among Refosco and Friulano I finally reach…

Moschioni’s red wines in Cividale del Friuli, surrounded by a land of white wine.

I pass the word to a wine expert that can tell us about them…

When we talk about wine, I leave the stage as a ballenina would with her “Fouettés en tournant”, so that more expert “dancers” have room to exhibit. I’m fascinated by this world, and I want to learn as much as possible, so today I’ll let Cosima take over with her description of Moschioni wine, in…

Istrian Tapas: Istrian flavours with a modern twist

How to promote small local producers thanks to good quality raw materials.

In Portorose, along the seafront and just below the Hotel Slovenjia, the new fashion of Spanish tapas is going strong, offering small snacks and nibbles to go with your aperitivo. Today I’m heading there to discover this new restaurant with a modern look and open space; I’m immediately captured by great white walls filled with…

Italian Fable: From Italy to Trieste and then to the rest of the World

The start-up that offers a selection of delicacies in their Surprise Food Box

A few months ago, as I was taking a walk along Trieste’s Karst, I met an old friend, Paola Fonda, that told me that she spent the last two years traveling around Italy, looking for Italian food delicacies from companies that respect nature in their cultivation and farming techniques and that search for a balance…

Tavernetta al Castello at Capriva del Friuli (Go)

A “Renaissance” banquet among the hills of Gorizia

I’ve even heard that the great Maître Maurizio Dall’Osto works here at Tavernetta al Castello! In 2016 the “Club Magnar Ben” (which means “eat well club”) honoured him with the title of Best Maître in the surrounding region, and the guide “Magnar Ben” assigned him the title of Best Maître of the Alpe Adria area.…

Draw x3 with great developments!

Show cooking, brand products and coffee from all over the world!

Do you remember me telling you about this place a few months ago? Draw (http://www.missclaire.it/foodbeverage-eng/draw-raw-food-and-slow-coffee/) is a special place in Trieste that serves raw dishes and a good selection of coffee! Today at Draw, the owner Walter Gustin pulls down the “wall” created by the typical Triestine phrase “no se pol”, a very well know…