Bellavita Expo 2015 in London

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Bellavista 2015 is coming to London! Bellavita Expo is a B2B event aimed to increase the interaction of Italian producers and top buyers in every sector. Bellavita showcases the excel- lence of Made-in-Italy through international exhibitions, and between 2015 and 2020 Bellavita is targeted to become the global benchmark of Italian food and beverage. The event takes … Continue reading

THE WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS 2015 DATE CONFIRMED: 1st JUNE, LONDON

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For its 14th edition The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, will be returning to London’s historic Guildhall for a prestigious ceremony on Monday 1st June, 2015 The awards provide an annual snapshot of the world’s gastronomic scene; a globally recognised and respected reference point which showcases leading trends and highlights culinary treasures … Continue reading

Virgilio Martinez and Mater Iniciativa in London on 12th March at Lima Floral

Virgilio Martinez. Photo: Central Comunicaciones

Virgilio Martinez, one of the best chefs in the world (currently no. 15 on World’s 50 best restaurants and no. 1 in the Latin America) is known for his passion for the ingredients and his perfectionism in everything he does. He is also founder of the project Mater Iniciativa and creator of dishes which are an explosion of flavours … Continue reading

Le strade della mozzarella (Mozzarella roads) in London

Chef Andrea Aprea, presented by Guido Barendson, was creating sublime dishes

Campania, the region, which is known as stunningly beautiful (who doesn’t know the beauties of Neaples, Pompei, Ischia, Capri, Sorrento and all the Amalfi coast?), is also a region of the wonderful warmhearted people and some of the best gourmet products. One of my favourites is a special tomato, called pomodorino di piennolo which grows on Vesuvius, the sweetest and … Continue reading

Mozzarella roads are coming to London

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London, 23rd February  Le Strade della Mozzarella is one of Italy’s most beloved culinary events held every year in Paestum, a small town not far from Naples in the very heart of one of the main mozzarella di bufala’s production area. Since 2011 it has been involving Michelin starred chefs from Italy and abroad, pizza and pastry chefs, … Continue reading

A quick interview with Enrico Cerea during the month of his cuisine at Harrods

Soft polenta, Roccaverano robiola cheese, white truffle and Grana Padano sauce

As already indicated in the previous posts, the whole month of October, Harrods is hosting the great cuisine created by the Cerea brothers within the series of lunches/dinners Stelle di Stelle. Brothers Cerea, who are the owners of the three Michelin starred Da Vittorio in Brusaporto (Bergamo), are between the most beloved Italian chefs. In … Continue reading

The Cerea brothers (Da Vittorio, 3 Michelin stars) at Harrods in October

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From September 2014 to January 2015, Harrods welcomes five of Italy’s best restaurants to take up residency in-store on the Lower Ground Floor (formerly Frescobaldi restaurant). Hosting for one month each, they will provide London foodies with a special edit of their signature dishes. With 13 Michelin stars between them, the lauded line-up is Carlo … Continue reading

Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2015

Congratulations to Paul Welsh (the chef) and Daniel Fletcher (the pastry chef) for the great success of City Social. And to Jason Atherton for selecting such a great team.

The Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2015 was published today. “The 14 new stars in our 2015 guide highlight the enormous richness and variety of the UK’s restaurant scene. They range from country pubs to hipster hangouts, from counter-restaurants to classic dining rooms”, said Rebecca Burr, Editor of the Michelin guide. The new stars … Continue reading

Stelle di Stelle – a feast of Italian fine dining at Harrods in London

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The world-famous department store is to host a pop-up collection of Italy’s most celebrated destination dining rooms. From September 2014 to January 2015, Harrods welcomes five of Italy’s best restaurants to take up residency in the Knightsbridge store. Headlining for one month each, they will provide a special edit of their signature dishes. With 13 Michelin stars between them, the acclaimed line-up is: Carlo … Continue reading

Taste of London announces a new look & line-up for 2014

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The world’s greatest restaurant festival returns: with a new Wednesday night session, an outdoor cooking showcase and a spotlight on emerging talent The culinary event of the year returns to Regent’s Park from 18th – 22nd June, and this year the festival is delighted to announce even more reasons why the event is the highlight of the … Continue reading