Affari di Gola di Paolo Marchi

A mouth watering page, published every Sunday in Il Giornale from November 1999 to the autumn of 2010. Stories and personalities that continue to live in this website

Identità di fuoco shines over the future

Casa Maria Luigia and Gatto Verde hosted the first edition of an event in Modena featuring chefs and pizzaioli, who tamed embers and live flames. Elkano’s turbot was the star

Identità di fuoco, big news at Casa Maria Luigia

On 24th-25th September following the opening of Gatto Verde it will be launched in Modena a new event by Massimo Bottura and Paolo Marchi so as to valorize the most ancient source of heat in the world. 10 stars including Ekstedt, Arregui and Kavcic

With Gatto Verde Bottura drops a poker

On the 20th September, the chef opened his fourth restaurant in Modena, with a name reminiscent of Parisian Surrealism. Everything revolves around the fire entrusted to Jessica Rosval and a vision of cuisine, art and life in a contrast between truth and d

Ducasse, an Italian Ambassador in Paris

The Frenchman has entrusted Cucina Mutualité to a 32-year-old Tuscan talent, Alessandro Lucassino, with the unstated ambition of seeing him grow like another of his pupils, Bottura. However, the place needs a redesign. It’s too much osteria and not enough

Teamwork makes Spain great

At the 50 Best, a nation as divided as Spain rallies together to support its cuisine, no matter which community wins the most awards. A lesson we Italians fail to grasp. The Niederkofler case and the 'death' of fine dining, are we sure?

Ducasse loves Italy more than many Italians

Entrepreneur Alfredo Romeo has entrusted his new five-star luxury hotel to France's most award-winning chef, who adores our products. In October he will open in Rome: 'I’d like to make pasta of the finest quality'. The director will be Umberto Giraudo

Left to right, Alain Ducasse posing in front of th

Left to right, Alain Ducasse posing in front of the Comandante's pass, Stéphane Petit, who will lead the Ristorante Alain Ducasse in Rome, and Salvatore Bianco, the Comandante's executive. All photos from Paolo Marchi