Tag Archives: World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Enrico Crippa Interview

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 […]

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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 | 29th & 30th October

The Love Italian Life 2019 Awards international ceremony will take place on Wednesday October 30th in Dublin, Ireland celebrating the greatest contemporary Italian restaurants and chefs in the UK, Ireland and Italy.  The awards criteria focuses on the quality of ingredients, recipe innovation, contemporary Italian cooking techniques, dish presentation and Italian heritage of chefs. The public […]

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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 […]

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Niko Romito Interview: Contemporary Italian Gastronomy

Meet Chef Niko Romito who is the owner of three-Michelin star Reale restaurant in Abruzzo, Italy which has been on the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for the last 3 years in a row. Niko’s cooking philosophy follows a unique way of combining surprising ingredients, techniques, textures and a purity of flavours into […]

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Matteo Riganelli Interview: Macellaio RC – A London Butchery With Tables

Meet Matteo Riganelli who is the executive chef of Macellaio RC which is a growing family of five Italian restaurants across the UK and Italy created by Italian restaurant entrepreneur Roberto Costa. Macellaio RC uniquely offers you a steak from rare Fassona beef sourced from the mountains of Genoa and hung for 6-8 weeks that […]

Massimo Bottura Interview: Osteria Francescana to Bread is Gold

Massimo Bottura Interview: Key Ingredients of a Truly Contemporary Italian Restaurant

Chef Massimo Bottura is the owner of three-Michelin star Osteria Francescana restaurant in Modena, Italy which was recently voted the world’s best restaurant at the San Pellegrino 2018 World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. Massimo Bottura and Osteria Francescana are nominated for 3 award categories at The Love Italian Life Awards 2018 Ceremony on October 11th in Dublin (See HERE […]

Massimiliano Alajmo Interview: The Multi Sensory Experience of Le Calandre

Massimiliano Alajmo Interview: The Multi Sensory Experience of Le Calandre

Meet chef Massimiliano Alajmo who is the youngest chef in history to have been awarded three stars by the Michelin Guide. Max has the restaurant industry in his blood where he started learning about food by cooking in the kitchen of Le Calandre with his mamma Rita from an early age. He developed his craft […]