Paper Engineer: Annalisa Metus is one of a kind in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Special artisans in the heart of Trieste

“How does Annalisa make a living with Art Attack?” It all started with my interest in discovering everything I could about the work of Annalisa Metus, class of 1978, with a great passion for colored cardboard. I had been keeping an eye on her for a while now! Her name kept popping up during cultural…

Dezen Dezen, traditional prints in Trieste

Hand-made environmental friendly clothing

Traditional scarf prints are reborn here in Trieste (the ones that were onced used in Eastern countries). A traditional item that is reborn in a modern style and that I can’t wait to tell you all about… a story written by Dezen Dezen! This ambitious project (and delightful I should add!) was thought of by…

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…

Once a sports referee, he know manages the kitchen of the Antico Caffè San Marco

Authentic dishes, spices and passion will fill your heart

I recieved an unexpected lunch invitation to the Antico Caffè San Marco. An it was quite unexpectedly that Matija Antolović became a chef and now prepares wonderful delicacies in this special place… but as expected I decided to write all about it J Everything started a few weeks ago when I was called to try…

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,…

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…

On Saturday the 8th of July, Eatly will open its new outdoor space, the “giardino del Vento”(the wind garden)

From breakfast to dinner, here are all the meals you can enjoy as you comfortably look out onto a sea view.

It’s been just over six months since Eataly opened in town, Oscar Farinetti’s wine and food colossus, and it has already amazed us with its great events; tastings, presentations, cooking competitions, show cooking and dinners with the most famous chefs. Every week there’s a little space for something interesting at the ex Magazzino Vini (the…

Pier: from breakfast to after dinner drinks with a view of the sea of Trieste.

Marina San Giusto changes its look and surprises us with new and tasty ideas.

Two weeks ago the Restaurant/bar of Marina San Giusto, Trieste’s Yacht club, opened up to a new management and with its new name Pier. In this breath-taking location, right in the centre of town, next to the Salone degli Incanti, on the dock for the boats you’ll find this incredible place that I went to…

A quick lunch in Trieste.

The right place for a business lunch!

The luck of working just a few steps from Piazza Ponterosso is that in my lunch break I can go and eat something really nice in one of the many places in the centre of Trieste. I always like to go looking for new places to try out, but often there’s little time and too…

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…