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

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

Photo gallery: Art of the poor cuisine with Ana Roš and Marko Pavčnik

Chef: Ana Roš Guest chef: Marko Pavčnik Organiser: Andreja Lajh Location: Next dinner: Ana Roš with guest chef Franco Aliberti – 21. & 22. March:

Evening with chefs Marko Pavčnik & Uroš Štefelin at restaurant Pavus – this time with beer

Marko Pavčnik is absolutely between my favourite Slovenian chefs. His dishes are always the right mix of creativity and harmony. And most of all – he knows how to exalt the taste. So I’m happy to announce the evening which are creatig Marko Pavčnik and his lovely wife Katja in their restaurant Pavus together with … Continue reading

Art of the poor cuisine: Ana Roš and Franco Aliberti

  SLO (bellow in EN) Večeri “Umetnost revne kuhinje” vsakič 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 tudi vas? Prijazno vas vabim na četrti večer iz serije “Umetnost revne kuhinje”, ki … Continue reading

Pakta by Albert and Ferran Adria will be open in March

Originally scheduled to open in January, the new Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant by the Adria brothers will open in early March. Called Pakta, the restaurant will serve a cuisine called nikkei. It will be located in Barcelona, next door to Tickets, which is operated by Albert Adria. So far, Pakta will seat 30 and will feature … Continue reading

Slovenia meets Portugal: Ana Roš meets Luca Bordino (in Ljubljana)

At Gostilna na gradu has happened a very interesting gastronomic event, a marriage of Portuguese and Slovenian traditional cuisine interpreted in a modern and personal way. The economic crisis impacts also on the idea of what haute cuisine really is. The return to nature, a reasearch for rich and natural taste, and for traditions is our … Continue reading

Alfonso Caputo – guest chef at “Dalla Slovenia con amore” in Rome

There are star chefs measured with stars. And there are legends which are simply above every classification. Because they are themselves, unique, special and they don’t change with one star more or less. One of those is the legendary chef from Campania, Alfonso Caputo, who is expressing his culinary heartfelt mastery in the family restaurant … Continue reading

Chefs Ksenija Krajšek Mahorčič, Marko Pavčnik, Igor Peresson and as guest Alfonso Caputo at “Dalla Slovenia con amore” in Rome

IT (English will follow later) Con un grandissimo piacere presento questa volta a Roma tre giovani bravissimi chefs sloveni, e nel senso di una bellissima amicizia tra due paesi confinanti – l’Italia e Slovenia, tra noi, come ospite che preparera un suo piatto, un grandissimo chef campano. KSENIJA KRAJŠEK MAHORČIČ (Gostilna Mahorčič, Rodik) Un segretto … Continue reading

Massimo Bottura and Alain Ducasse at Eataly NY

The great Massimo Bottura, Italian chef who was many times nominated as one of the best worldwide and was last year proclaimed also as the Italian chef of the year,  was in 1993 gaining some knowledge also at Louis XV, the flagship restaurant od Alain Ducasse in Montecarlo. “You’ve learned the technique, now you have … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: #Winelover’s hangout in Ljubljana

On 4th of October we have organised in Ljubljana a #winelover hangout. For the international group of guests coming from (USA, England, Scotland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia) we have organised a very special evening with the best chef in Ljubljana, Janez Bratovž in his restaurant Restavracija JB and with three winemakers, all of them traditional … Continue reading