Category Archives: Love Italian Life

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Costardi Brothers Interview: The 2 Bodies & 1 Brain of Modern Italian Gastronomy

The Michelin starred Costardi Brothers Christian and Manuel of Vercelli in Piedmont have just been nominated for The Best Contemporary Restaurant in Piedmont 2019 at The Love Italian Life Awards 2019 Ceremony taking place in Dublin this November. Together they have developed an international reputation for revolutionising classic Italian products and recipes into modern creative […]


The Future of Italian Wine

Italian wine in Italy from grape to glass is a passionate obsession for producers and consumers the world over. This is due to there being over 800 grape varieties across 20 wine growing regions of stunning vineyards. According to the world’s largest online wine publication Decanter, the UK & Ireland consumed a record 127 million […]

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The Bright Future of Female Chefs

According to less than 30% of restaurants across Europe including Italy, the UK and Ireland employ female chefs in their kitchens. Meet Chiara Pavan from Verona who is looking to change that trend. “I dream of a future in which there will no longer be such gender distinctions – especially in the kitchen” Chiara […]

Why the Irish Italian Revolution is the Future of Food Tourism in Ireland

Why the Irish Italian Revolution is the Future of Food Tourism in Ireland

Ireland’s best loved foreign cuisine is officially Italian with 37% of the nation deciding this in the last big food survey by Taste of Dublin. Interestingly enough Ireland is fast becoming the foreign country of choice for so many Italian nationals due to the booming Irish economy. For example over 250,000 Italians visit Dublin each […]

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Chef Enrico Crippa Interview: White Truffles, Barolo & Michelin Stars

Italian Chef Enrico Crippa and his three Michelin starred restaurant Piazza Duomo in Alba won The Best Contemporary Restaurant in Piedmont at The Love Italian Life Awards Ceremony in Dublin last year. Enrico talks about his success & Alba which is famous for white truffles and the great red wines Barolo & Barbaresco. Read the […]


Vinitaly: Why We Love The Greatest Wine Exhibition In The World

Imagine bringing together 125,000 visitors from 145 countries with 4,600 wine exhibitors and 33,000 foreign buyers for the largest wine exhibition in the world. Then hosting it in the city of Italian renaissance, home to the greatest Shakespearean love story of all time – Romeo and Juliet. That is exactly what happened in Verona this […]

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Inside The Best Contemporary Restaurant In Italy Video

Lorenzo Cogo the youngest Michelin starred chef-owner in Italy appears in a brand new social media video (watch YouTube version) providing a fascinating insight into his personal story and how his restaurant El Coq in Vicenza, Veneto was voted The Best Contemporary Restaurant in Italy 2018 at the recent Dublin ceremony of The Love Italian […]

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Uliassi: Interview with Italy’s Newest Three Michelin Starred Restaurant

Chef Mauro Uliassi of Uliassi on the coastal resort of Senigallia in Marche was recently awarded its third Michelin star at the end of 2018, 18 years after its first and nine after its second. It is now two years in a row that an Italian restaurant has made it onto the elite list of […]

The Love Italian Life 2019 Awards: Dublin | 18th & 19th November

The Love Italian Life 2019 Awards international ceremony sponsored by Vita Italiana & Scavolini will take place on Tuesday November 19th in Dublin, Ireland celebrating the greatest contemporary Italian restaurants and chefs in Italy, Ireland and the UK.  The awards criteria focuses on the quality of ingredients, recipe innovation, contemporary Italian cooking techniques, dish presentation and […]

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Why Dublin is the new Contemporary Milan of Europe

So there I was, quenching my thirst in the beaming 29 degree heat sipping the straw of my joyfully over-sized glass of Aperol spritz. While at the same time tucking into a fresh Italian aperitivo of salami and cheeses on a bustling canal watching tourist after tourist pass me by in my calming moment of […]