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…

Villa BellaVista, a dreamy bed & breakfast in Trieste

In Conconello there’s a stunning swimming-pool with a view on the city!

I usually don’t write about bed and breakfasts, but when they are as good as a 5 star Boutique Hotel I couldn’t miss it, could I? Villa BellaVista (beautiful view villa). This lovely building in Conconello couldn’t have a better name, as it has one of the best views of Trieste, a view which people…

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…

A private chat with Lidia Bastianich

Small talk with a truly successful woman at Orsone

Abroad she is an icon of well-known cooking shows. A successful woman with a complicated background, Lidia Bastianich, in life Lidia Matticchio, feels at home at Orsone, a restaurant in Cividale del Friuli surrounded by the family property (I had told you about it some time ago https://www.missclaire.it/foodbeverage-eng/orsone-lidia-e-joe-bastianichs-italian-american-home/ ) This is where we met for…

KOHL – pure mountain pleasure

HISTORY OF APPLES, JUICES AND PASSION

Today I will share with you a story of passion, innovation and quality. Come with me to South Tyrol, to be precise to “Auna di Sotto sul Renon”, a tiny village of 270 inhabitants near Bolzano. Here, in a farm dating back to the early 1900s, the Kohl family lives. Initially the work of the…

Lana: Relax and excellent cuisine in Alto Adige

Three days among the apple groves to discover Lana (BZ)

Today I’m going a little further from my usual routes…you know how much I like to explore and tell you about new and unusual places. If yesterday you had asked which is the common in Italy which produces the largest number of apples I would have said Merano, but I actually discovered it’s Lana, which…

“Trattoria al Cacciatore”, at the Subida for a special dinner

Traditional, local and seasonal food, here are the dinner suggestions

I’ve just told you all about my unique experience in the hills of the Collio and the great hospitality of the Subida. We’re still in Cormons and I’d like to dedicate a focus on the Trattoria al Cacciatore. Everything started in 1947, when Josko’s father bought this house and turned it into a small osteria;…

Villa Nachini Cabassi: winery, restaurant, sale point for the western Collio and…

A trip to Corno di Rosazzo to discover this incredible reality

The first time I set food in the area of Friuli I had the strong impression that “qua se pol” (here things are done). Things are done a little differently here, after all there has always been a little rivalry between Trieste and Udine, which is also connected to their way of like; Trieste admires…

1883 Restaurant & Rooms in Cervignano, a convent from the 17th century gets a new look

A wonderful place managed by three thirty-year olds

As I often say the best things happen by chance. A few months ago I was in Milan for Identità Golose, and while I was talking to Andrea, producer of the rose of Gorizia (Azienda Agricola Lucia), Katia – a beautiful young woman from Trieste – walked over. Andrea introduced her as the owner of…

La Taverna restaurant, a Michelin star that has been shining for 21 years

In Colloredo di Monte Albano (UD) spring has began in the Castle’s orangerie

Imagine yourself walking along a long road and glimpsing in the distance a castle with the Alps in the background. Now imagine an orangerie, some green-houses and service lodgings of this 13th century castle. Imagine they were first used as a tavern and then transformed into a magnificent restaurant. Now you won’t need to use…