Little Black Book

It’s Italy, so you know you are going to be spoilt for choice. But how to choose where to go, and what to pick on the menu? Whether you want to discover the best places near to where you are staying or know which restaurants are off the beaten path and known only to the locals – or are looking to wine and dine in Michelin-starred style… our mission is to suggest the perfect addresses that suit your requirements every time.

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“HERE TO STAY” MILAN RESTAURANT & COCKTAIL BAR ARTICLES

DISHES TO DIE FOR PART 1 – DINING OUT IN TRADITIONAL MILANESE STYLE

With well over a hundred restaurants recognised in the Michelin Guide in Milan alone, there is no shortage of extraordinary and innovative places to eat throughout the city. Along with a legion of top quality mixology cocktail bars and exciting chefs offering modern, international dishes, it’s possible to eat around the globe every night of the week. That’s not to say that you can’t find the perfect Neapolitan pizza here either, or enjoy a typically Ligurian plate of pasta al pesto on request, but Milan also has a wealth of its own culinary traditions up its sleeves that have been served up in family kitchens since time immemorial. Read more here.

The Smallest Cocktail Bar in the World – BackDoor 43

THE SMALLEST COCKTAIL BAR IN THE WORLD – BACKDOOR 43

Blink, and you miss it. If you didn’t know it was there, you would walk straight past the hidden entrance to what is claimed to be the smallest bar in the world in the midst of Milan’s buzzing Navigli district, without a clue of what lies behind the mysterious ‘BackDoor43’. Reserved only for the initiated, this unique, bespoke bar is one of the most discreet cocktail address in the city, undiscovered even by many of the locals who have been unknowingly passing by its front door for years. Read more here.