Reviews, recommendations and trends from Italy, signed by all the authors of Identità Golose

Starting again for Bottura: the Ferrari restaurant in Maranello in March, Osteria Gucci in Tokyo and much more

«Creative minds should find new ideas to overcome this difficult moment». With Francescana running smoothly, there are some great news at Casa Maria Luigia too (with a signature menu)

16-07-2020 | 11:00

Massimo Bottura with daughter Alexa depicted by João Fazenda in April on the cover of New Yorker. Their web show Kitchen Quarantine won Webby Awards; video maker Alexa got the idea, and it went online every day at 8 pm on the chef’s Instagram account 

Read | 16-07-2020 | 11:00 | Dall'Italia

Alma’s best alumni, part two

Colorno is not just the birthplace of excellent chefs, but of pastry chefs, waiters, managers... Here’s a second list of their most successful alumni

03-07-2020 | 11:00
Read | 03-07-2020 | 11:00 | Dall'Italia

Alma reopens its doors, hurray for Alma (and its most famous alumni)

The school in Colorno is back at work. We celebrate its rebirth presenting its best graduates (part one)

26-06-2020 | 12:00

The guys from Alma, Colorno (Parma). The International School of Italian Cuisine reopened its doors and restarted its classes after the pandemic: cooking, pastry and bread making classes, and the dining room service too 

Read | 26-06-2020 | 12:00 | Dall'Italia

Corrado Assenza: here’s why we’re opening Caffe Sicilia in April 2021

The pastry-chef from Noto: «We’re anticipating renovations. We’ll flow better than before». And for now, he launches the online shop

25-06-2020 | 11:00

An archive image of Caffè Sicilia in Noto (Siracusa). Patron Corrado Assenza decided to extend the closing until April 2021 (photo Dissapore)

Read | 25-06-2020 | 11:00 | Dall'Italia

We were not capable of making our voice heard, because we’re not close. When will we learn to lobby?

Too many voices, and confused: so the Italian restaurant scene was weak when discussing with institutions. The thoughts of Cristina Bowerman, president of the Ambasciatori del Gusto

24-06-2020 | 14:00

Cristina Bowerman, president of the Ambasciatori del Gusto

Read | 24-06-2020 | 14:00 | Dall'Italia

Niederkofler: we’ll travel less, we’ll discover the wonders of Italy

«We don’t have a leader nor a shared vision, but there are great opportunities». A long interview with the chef from South Tyrol

27-05-2020 | 12:00

Norbert Niederkofler, born in 1961, chef at restaurant St. Hubertus inside Hotel Rosa Alpina in San Cassiano (Bolzano), 3 Michelin stars (portrait by Alex Moling)

Read | 27-05-2020 | 12:00 | Dall'Italia

Arrigo Cipriani and the Alajmo brothers: our dear Venice, you will be reborn

A Biennale of Taste, and other ideas to start again. Three prominent speakers and a passionate live chat on Instagram

18-05-2020 | 12:00

From the top left corner, clockwise: Raffaele Alajmo, journalist Fabio BusettoArrigo Cipriani an Massimiliano Alajmo, the participants of the live show on Instagram that you can watch again here on Youtube

Read | 18-05-2020 | 12:00 | Dall'Italia