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20 February 2020

I Migliori Vini Italiani of Luca Maroni 2020 in Rome, Italy


The 21st Edition of I Migliori Vini Italiani (The Best Italian Wines) of Luca Maroni, held between 13 to 16 February 2020 in Salone Delle Fontane - EUR in Rome concluded with another huge success. More than 5,000 visitors attended, visiting the stands of the 140 producers with more than 800 labels available for tasting. The selected best Italian wines by Luca Maroni are decreed in his 29th edition of the Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani (Yearbook of the Best Italian Wines).



19 February 2020

Huobi Oriental Market: A Walk Through Asian Culinary Journey in Rome, Italy


An 800-square meter Huobi Oriental Market opened its doors in the vibrant area of Porto Fluviale, once the historical supply route of the Ancient Romans, specifically in the location of the old Mulini Biondi (Biondi Mills) from the early 1900s. Huobi is a sprawling restaurant that's exclusively dedicated to Asian gastronomy, particularly Japanese and Chinese cuisines. Proprietor Valentina Weng, residing in Italy for three decades and former owner of Ostiense Dogana Food and along with Studio GAD, an architectural studio, the creation of Huobi stems from the idea of having a convivial place which embraces the rising gastronomic trend with Oriental signatures.

18 February 2020

Casina Valadier in Rome: Panoramic Fine Dining With Chef Massimo D’Innocenti


Built between 1816 and 1837 by Roman architect Giuseppe Valadier, the Casina Valadier has been one of the most resplendent villas in Rome representing the elegance and beauty of Neoclassism. It is located in the heart of Villa Borghese on the highest point of the Pincian Hill, in the midst of gardens, away from the bustle of the city. Throughout its 200 years of history, it has gone through different changes of hands withstanding years of decline and flourishment. Until the 1990s, it has been one of the most popular restaurants in Rome. Then in June of 2004, after going through extensive works on its Neoclassical interior of Pompeian-style paintings and frescoes, its original glory was finally reinstated.

17 February 2020

Chef Apreda’s Wednesday Night of Pizza and Champagne at Divinity Restaurant


Immediately after the opening of Idylio Restaurant on the ground floor of the five-star Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel of the Tridente Collection Group, Chef Francesco Apreda further extends his talent to developing pizzas at Divinity Restaurant on the top floor indoor and outdoor areas of the hotel.

07 February 2020

Forbes Italy and So Wine So Food Present The 2020 Guide of 100 Italian Excellences


The first edition of the 2020 Guide of 100 Italian Excellences (100 Eccellenze Italiane 2020) by So Wine So Food, an international enogastronomic magazine in Italy, in collaboration with Forbes Italy, was presented at Mediterraneo Restaurant in MAXXI – National Museum of 21st Century Art in Rome last 27 January 2020.

The project aims to give recognition to the enogastronomic activities that maintain a high standard and quality of Italian hospitality, service and production. It is a guide of 100 hotels, restaurants, wines and products that underlines the uniqueness of the excellence of Made in Italy.

05 February 2020

Three Rugby Mates Who Share a Love for Cuisine Open Almatò Restaurant in Rome


If they are not practicing their tackles or scrums in the rugby playing field, they are busy cooking and serving their clients with their fine dishes and wines. Rugby mates and co-proprietors Alberto Martelli, Manfredi Custureri and Tommaso Venuti, assume their respective roles, maitre d' and sommelier, restaurant manager and chef, at their newly opened restaurant, Almatò.

04 February 2020

Levyta of Queen Makeda in Rome Creates Pizzas Using Spent Grain of Tripel Beer


Brought about by the passion of craft beer by a group of friends, Queen Makeda was created five years ago by Pasquale De Lucia and his partners with the support of Laurenzi Consulting. Their goal was to establish a place where the culture of brewing beer was the focal point of the large space. There are thirty variations of craft beer on tap  wherein 15 different styles are present starting from the Indian Pale Ale to the Barley Wine, Waizen, Saison and Lambic.

03 February 2020

Beviamoci Sud: Celebrating the Great Reds of Southern Italy in Rome


Brought to the capital by the agency of Riserva Grande with the collaboration of Luciano Pignataro and Percorsi di Vino, Beviamoci Sud, the first Festival of the Great Reds of Southern Italy came to life in the halls of Radisson Blu Hotel in Rome last on the first two days of February 2020. Wine producers from the southern regions of Italy namely Campania, Basilicata, Molise, Sicily, Calabria and Puglia, along with central Lazio, the hosting region, were present in showcasing more than 200 labels of their great reds in both days.