Category: Food

“La Tana del Re” restaurant in Turin

tana del reVisiting Turin is not only going around to see museums and monuments, but it’s also enjoying the “movida”, which is the night life.

This Spanish word, in fact, is perfect in ordr to describe what happens after sunset, when lights are turned on and people get ready to go out after a long day spent in the office or at university.

One of the favorite places in the city is the so-called “Tana del Re”, a restaurant located in a building which previously was a coal deposit. After being renewed, it became a warm and very refined space where you can smell the perfumes of the Amalfi coast, as well as tasting its cuisine.

EFF Cucina e Stagioni restaurant

The EFF Cucina e Stagioni in Milan is a great place where to spend a special evening where lights, colors, live music and great food are the keywords.

In particular, if you go on Thursday, you will listen to some great live jazz music while you are eating in a charming room where guests usually take pictures of it, because it looks like everything is real and the pictures on the internet are not fake.

The real surprise, then, is the food, of course: the chef Roberto Bellitti is very talented, that is why he tries to offer a rainbow of dishes in a compact menu, which is usually based on seasonal ingredients. One of the menu dishes, for example, is the crispy egg which is called in Italian “uovo croccante”. It is a delicious reinterpretation of an Icelandic recipe.

The “Cantinetta di Dante e Beatrice” in Florence

If you are in Florence, you can’t miss the chance to eat in this wonderful place called “La Cantinetta di Dante e Beatrice”, recalling the city’s most important figure, Dante Alighieri.

Situated in the centre, in via del Corso 27/r, just a block from the Dome, the place offers a really nice atmosphere, and, unnlike several other eateries located in the same area, it’s quite spacious and equipped with comfortable seatings. The perfect location for all the tourists who get hungry while visiting all around and want to eat something fresh and cheap.

Tips to save money while you travel to Italy- part 1

It’s not true that Italy is so expensive! It depends of course on how you want to spend your vacation and have fun. Something you can do in order to keep the costs down is making your travel in Italy more affordable.

You can find some meals in restaurants to be great value for the quality. If you travel in couple, with your wife/husband, boyfriend/girlfriend, best friend, you can have the chance to eat a full lunch or dinner with 2 courses (an entree and a first meal called in Italian antipasto and primo), water, wine and coffee for just 20€. Occasionally the price goes up to 30-40-50€, depending on the place where you are eating at!