This beautiful dish from restaurant Iyo is the perfect cover for our selection of the best places where to eat Japanese food in the city that is about to host Expo, the first episode in a series of pieces collecting the best in Milan’s restaurant offer
As the opening of Expo Milano 2015 is approaching, in the next few weeks we will offer a series of small guides, a compass for the rich offer in Milan’s restaurant scene, without marks or shortlists, as in our style.
To begin with, we’ve chosen one of the most beloved international cuisines, and one of the best represented, in terms of quality and quantity, in the town’s culinary scene. Follow our recommendations and you’ll make no mistake.
- Iyo, Via Piero della Francesca 74 (+39.02.45476898)
The first Japanese restaurant in Italy to achieve one Michelin star, November 2014: patron Claudio Liu is Chinese-Italian while Japanese Hauro Ichikawa and Italian Lorenzo Lavezzari guide the kitchen till last March in an original meeting of Mediterranean and Land of the Rising Sun. Now with Ichikawa we find Hiroshi Noda and Masaki Okada.
- Poporoya, Via Eustachi 17 (+39.02.29406797)
The first sushi restaurant in Milan is a small and popular place that doesn’t accept reservations. Dishes are interpreted in a strictly traditional way, without compromises.
The traditional sushi-bar at Wicky's
Tempura Jyubako, da Fukurou
Chicken steamed in sakè, at Osaka
Stories, tips and tastings from the city of the 2015 Universal Exposition
Journalist, based in Milan. At 8 years old, he received a Springsteen record as a gift, and nothing was the same since. Music and food are his passions. Author and broadcaster at Radio Popolare since 1997, since 2014 he became part of the staff of Identità Golose
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