World’s 50 best restaurants awards 2013

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Attending the Worlds 50 best restaurants award ceremony is each time a special emotion. For me it was the second time, but I didn’t enjoy less than last year. It’s wonderful to meet all the worlds top chefs in one place, seeing their friendly interactions and feeling the excitement each time a name of the … Continue reading

Photo gallery: Art of the poor cuisine with Ana Roš and Cristiano Tomei

Slices of beef with roasted steak fat, fried potato skins, served on hot bark of the sea pine (Cristiano Tomei) - Photo: Janez Pukšič

This was our April event and if you ask me, it was definitely one of the best. I’m sorry if you have missed it! It was a wonderful atmosphere, full of positive energy and sense of humour that Cristiano brought with him from Tuscany. And the dishes! Such emotions as this time it’s difficult to … Continue reading

El Somni – the gastronomic opera by El Celler de Can Roca

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It was a nice morning in London last Monday when we have gathered in Mandarin Oriental, a nice international crowd  of food and travel journalists and opinionmakers, for the Catalonian breakfast with the legendary Roca brothers (El Celler de Can Roca) and tonight (6th May) is the day when premiere of El Somni will happen. … Continue reading

Art of the poor cuisine with Ana Roš and Lorenzo Cogo

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SLO (bellow in EN) Večeri “Umetnost revne kuhinje”, plod sodelovanja med Ano Roš in Andrejo Lajh, ki k vsakemu dogodku povabita drugega gostujočega chefa, postavijo Ano Roš in njenega gosta pred izziv pripraviti vrhunske krožnike iz revnih sestavin.  Po večeru s Cristianom Tomejem, ki nas je vse neizmerno navdušil, vas vabim na šesti večer iz … Continue reading

Pizzeria Sorbillo: eat today, pay within eight days

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Gino Sorbillo, the most known pizzaiolo from Naples, owner of the legendary pizzeria Sorbillo, which is owned since generations by his family and known for one of the best pizzas in Naples, is, beside being a serious pizzaiolo by heart, also very sensitive for the needs of his guests, the population of Naples and wider. … Continue reading

NADIA SANTINI WINS THE VEUVE CLICQUOT WORLD’S BEST FEMALE CHEF AWARD AT THE WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS AWARDS

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Nadia Santini, matriarch and head chef at Dal Pescatore in Mantova, Italy, has been named the 2013 Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef, part of the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna. Marrying into a restaurant family, Nadia had never cooked professionally prior to walking into Dal Pescatore’s kitchen … Continue reading

Happy Easter with Vinitaly’s designer recipes

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A preview of Vinitaly with the menu created by chefs Enrico Bartolini (starter), Piero Bertinotti (first course), Fabio Baldassarre (second course) and Massimo Spigaroli (dessert) – the stars of “Designer Restaurant” during the most important professional exhibition dedicated to wine scheduled in Verona 7-10 April. Verona, 29 March 2013 – Haute cuisine recipes for Easter lunch … Continue reading

Photo gallery: Art of the poor cuisine with Ana Roš and Franco Aliberti

Winter through the window of spring. Chef: Ana Roš. Photo: Janez Pukšič

Some photos from the last event.   All ended well. 150 guests in two days was a record for Ljubljana. See you in April: https://carpediemclub.wordpress.com/2013/03/28/art-of-the-poor-cuisine-ana-ros-and-cristiano-tomei/

Art of the poor cuisine: Ana Roš and Cristiano Tomei

"Che patata!" - dish by Franco Aliberti from previous event. Photo: Janez Pukšič

SLO (bellow in EN) Večeri “Umetnost revne kuhinje”, plod sodelovanja med Ano Roš in Andrejo Lajh, ki k vsakemu dogodku povabita drugega gostujočega chefa, postavijo Ano Roš in njenega gosta pred izziv pripraviti vrhunske krožnike iz revnih sestavin. Vznemirljivi večeri, ki navdušujejo, in privabljajo goste in novinarje tako iz Slovenije, kot iz tujine. Bodo navdušili … Continue reading

Interview with chef Davide Botta, restaurant L’Artigliere, Isola della Scala (Verona)

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Great Italian chef and a humble and very heartfelt person, Davide Botta, has moved from Brescia, where he has created his restaurant L’Artigliere (and won with it a Michelin star) to a new location, Isola della Scala (Verona). Name stays the same, just location is new. Davide says he is living his dream. In this … Continue reading

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