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

Double Fantasy: pastry chef Antonino Maresca & chef Janez Bratovž (+ wines: Batič)

Saturday, February 25th was a specially tasty day! Two great artists of taste have worked hand in hand. The great Slovenian chef Janez Bratovž has presented some of his best plates. After that it was Antonino’s turn. Antonino’s “home” is two-stared Michelin restaurant il Mosaico at island of Ischia in italy and he is a … Continue reading

“Dalla Slovenia con amore” in Milano (Italy)

After the big success in Rome (photos) were 20 best Slovenian wine makers and 5 of the best Slovenian chefs on Sunday 5th January at 20.30 inviting their colleagues and friends chefs, food & beverage managers, other food & wine professionals and journalists for an evening in Milano, at the Westin Palace hotel where they … Continue reading

Photo gallery: Zelen wines from Vipava in Ljubljana at JB Restaurant (with Janez Bratovž and Matej Tomažič)

The priest Matija Vertovec has written in his book about winemaking in 1844, that Zelen is a special variety with “specially noble soul”. We can talk about an aromatic variety with a nice bouquet in which we will find the frutiness of apple, pear. People from Vipava have called Zelen “the scent” because it fulfills … Continue reading

Dalla Slovenia con Amore / From Slovenia with Love in Milano

On January 30th has in the Westin Palace in Milano happened a special event. A group of some of the best Slovenian chefs and winemakers has in organisation of Carpe Diem Club and with support of Il Gusto/Gribaudo, Grandecucina, Cucina Gourmet and Westin Palace in Milano prepared an evening for all the friends and collegues, called “Dalla Slovenia con Amore”. … Continue reading

CDC event in January photos: Double fantasy with Janez Bratovž and Jeffrey Vella

On the 22nd January has in the Restaurant JB happened the Double fantasy event with two great chefs: Janez Bratovž and Jeffrey Vella. 47 guests could enjoy with the great plates also nice wines of wineries Četrtič and Mendek.  

“From Slovenia With Love” in Milano

Slovenian chefs and wine makers put a lot of passion in all that they do and are very appreciated also by their colleagues, publicists and foodies abroad. To continue in  the same way, to maintain and even strengthen the relations which were developed – friendships and collaborations, to develop also new relations and to show … Continue reading

Double fantasy menu

Wagyu beef beer, tomatoes and buratta toast Jeffrey J. Vella   Carpaccio of the pig ear with sunflower oil, young carrot and red onion Janez Bratovž   Foie gras Ravioli, pressed apples and Tonka Jeffrey J. Vella   Home made ravioli filled with duck confit Janez Bratovž   Cod, langoustines, cuttlefish and mussels, potatoes Freshly … Continue reading

CDC event in January – Double fantasy: Jeffrey J. Vella + Janez Bratovž

We are starting the new year in a great way and are warmly inviting to join us at this delicious journey. Our first event this year will be dedicated to a double fantasy (two cold starters, two warm starters, two main dishes, two desserts) created by two great chefs. We are proud to present you … Continue reading

Slovenian restaurants guide by Uroš Mencinger

Since there is no Michelin guide yet for Slovenia, if you are searching for best Slovenian restaurants, Uroš Mencinger’s guide through Slovenian restaurants can be the right help for choosing where to eat. “Izbor NeDelovih gostiln 2011” was published in Slovenian language a few weeks ago and contains a selection of the 83 best Slovenian … Continue reading