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Gabriele Zanatta’s opinion: on establishments, chefs and trends in Italy and the world


Niko Romito, 20 years of technical prodigy

The autumn best-of menu at Casadonna is already a hit. A success that is born from a special way of exploring ingredients and from the courage of standing out. With photos of all the dishes

14-10-2020 | 11:00

Niko Romito, 46, for 20 years chef at restaurant Reale, which in August 2011 moved from Rivisondoli to the Casadonna estate in Castel di Sangro (L'Aquila), 3 Michelin stars since November 2013 (photo di Alberto Zanetti)

Read | 14-10-2020 | 11:00 | Zanattamente buono

Hiša Franko, being reborn in Kobarid

After the lockdown, the restaurant of Valter Kramar and Ana Roš, the only two stars in Slovenia, is in excellent shape

27-08-2020 | 11:00

Valter Kramar and Ana Roš, since 2002 at the helm of Hiša Franko in Staro Zelo, a hamlet of Kobarid, in Slovenia, a few minutes’ drive from the border and Cividale del Friuli

Read | 27-08-2020 | 11:00 | Zanattamente buono

We are all connected... Massimo Bottura joins three continents in a bite

Pork belly dumpling on clam chowder. An X-ray of a super dish in the latest menu at Osteria Francescana

20-08-2020 | 11:00

We are all connected under one roof, that is to say Dumpling with smoked pork belly with clams from Goro on a clam chowder with herb oil, a magnificent dish from the latest menu at Osteria Francescana in Modena

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Carlin Petrini: it’s a momentous turning point. Restaurants need everyone’s support

«We risk losing osterias and small shops, characteristic emblems of Italy. Let’s protect them and support local agriculture». An interview with the founder of Slow Food

29-06-2020 | 12:00

Carlo Petrini, aka Carlin, born in Bra (Cuneo), 71 on June 22nd. On December 9th 1989 he founded the international Slow Food movement

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Ana Roš, how to turn a crisis into an opportunity (for a whole country)

The chef from Kobarid is developing an ambitious project to support Slovenian farmers. Details in this interview

11-05-2020 | 07:00

Ana Roš, chef at restaurant Hiša Franko in Kobarid, Slovenia. In 2017 she was nominated best chef for the World's 50 Best (photo Suzan Gabrijan)

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Gaggan: our restaurants will change, but let’s improve ourselves first

"In the past 10 years I’ve worked like a dog. Fame and money made us worst". Interview with the popular Indian chef

23-04-2020 | 17:00

Gaggan Anand, 42, from Calcutta, India. Since November 2019 he’s at the helm of restaurant Gaggan Anand in Bangkok, Thailand

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Maksut Askar and the new Turkish cuisine explained in five dishes

Lunch at Neolokal, one of the most interesting new examples of Istanbul’s new wave. Between the Mediterranean Sea and Mesopotamia

12-02-2020 | 11:00

Maksut Askar, 43, Turkish of Arab descent, since almost 6 years ago chef at Neolokal in Istanbul, one of the most admired restaurants in Turkey 

Read | 12-02-2020 | 11:00 | Zanattamente buono