A meal at Ristorante Reale, Castel di Sangro (AQ)

De gustibus non est disputandum 3 Michelin stars is a big deal, isn’t it? I have only had the pleasure of dining at such an establishment once, and it was one of the most memorable food related experiences of my life. So when Niko Romito received a coveted 3rd star in November 2013, I thought …

#DiscoverAbruzzo – how it all happened…

Three years ago, after the devastating earthquake which hit the Abruzzo region killing hundreds and destroying homes and monuments, I got together with some friends to plan a fund raising event. We already had in mind to do something food related, yet, as it often happens, the idea just fizzled out.  Three years later, I …

Travel bites: Abruzzo and its sun, snow and food

Rivisondoli in the morning sun Undiscovered Italy? While our Italian summer holidays are spent in seaside Cilento, our winter breaks (mostly Christmas) are spent in another beautiful and fascinating Italian region, Abruzzo. Situated at the southern end of Central Italy, it touches the Adriatic Sea to the East and is around 1.5 hours’ drive from …