Category Archives: food

“La Maisonette”, among Sabine mountains coziness and good food


Casaprota (RI) – Are you tired of reducing your tête à têtes with taste to dull, hit-and-run business lunches? Are you fed up with the frantic rhythm of city life?

For those who still believe in the convivial significance of meals, “La Maisonette” is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed supper and a beautiful landscape.

Far from the urban chaos and a few minutes’ car ride from Rome, this lovely place is enhanced by the luxuriant surrounding land and a return to the principles of traditional cuisine.

Since June 2015, thanks to the innovative home restaurant method, La Maisonette warmly welcomes its customers, and turns their reservations in familiar experiences, in direct contact with the kitchen staff.

“Antica Macelleria Canzone”, the true flavor of Sicilian cold cuts

Since 1918, in the evocative medieval hamlet of Caccamo (PA), “Antica Macelleria Canzone” provides excellent meats and cold cuts to the natives – and foreigners too – in accordance with tradition and the typical food.

pancettastesa  salsicciapistacchio

Yummy sicilian gelato at ice-cream parlor “De Luca”


Since 1940, in Briga Marina (Sicily), the ice-cream parlorDe Luca” pleases fellow countrymen, foreigners, young and old thanks to its tasty gelato.
This family-run business stands out for its kind and competent staff, that provides an impeccable service and welcomes everyone with warmth and professionalism.
More than 50 different gelato flavors are what makes “De Luca” proud of the family name, together with the more than 10 granita flavors that have been praised by several online magazines and blogs.
There can also be found ice-cream cakes, seven veils, mattonella gelato cakes exquisitely handcrafted and characterized by classic or innovative flavors, according to what you prefer.

La Loggia del Chianti: the typical Tuscan flavors between innovation and tradition


Since 1987 “La Loggia del Chianti” keeps evolving its dishes, in the name of tradition and innovation. For about 30 years this family-run restaurant has been a must-try for every tourist visiting Radda in Chianti; opened in 1987 and moved in 2010, “La Loggia del Chianti” stands in front of the beautiful hills and green trees in the district of Siena.

antipasto filetti

“Peppe and Nino”, the best choice to taste traditional Trapani cuisine

Trapani – The typical Sicilian home cooking finds its ideal place at pizza-restaurant “Peppe and Nino“, keeper of local traditional cuisine. A ’70s place, located in the lush vegetation of Sicilian countryside, this cozy pizza restaurant is in the center of a touristic and cultural path within the district of Trapani.

“La Fattoria”: breeders and butchers among tradition and innovation


Mr. Veneruso has run his butcher shop “La Fattoria” since 1989. This family business offers high-quality, certified meats of different kinds, and puts together a centennial tradition with innovation.

The name “La Fattoria” – “the farm” – comes from the Venerusos’ long experience as bovine breeders. Anciently there were stalls on the backside of the butcher shop, where animals were kept and feed. Then, in 1985, they had to move to the mountain of Alto Beneventano, where the air is healthier.