Category Archives: Identitá Golose

Massimo Bottura’s Message – Identitá Golose, Chef Sache, StarChefs & More

Chef Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy is one of the most thoughtful and artistic chefs people in the world.  2011 was a tremendous year for him. At the beginning of the year he received an award from his peers [...]

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Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia – A Milanese Marvel

I wouldn’t have tried Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia if it weren’t for the strong recommendation of my friend, noted food writer, Nancy Harmon Jenkins, who, calling the restaurant her favorite in Milan, urged me on facebook to go [...]

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Osteria Francescana – Modernism in Modena

When I first visited Osteria Francescana in 2003 with my then 12 year old son, Andrew, it was already a well known restaurant, but not nearly as famous as it has subsequently become, having risen to the lofty number of [...]

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Josean Martinez Alija – Artistry at the Guggenheim, Bilbao

I had heard good things about the cooking of Josean Martinez Alija at the Guggenheim Museum restaurant in Bilbao, Spain for some time, but it wasn’t until this past January when I saw his presentation at Identita Golose in Milan [...]

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Identitá Golose 2011 – Part 2: Sat Bains and Paolo Lopriore

The British chef, Sat Bains from his eponymous restaurant in Nottingham, UK followed the charismatic Scabin, speaking of his difficult upbringing and how cooking gave him a life when his parents kicked him out of the house at age [...]

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Identitá Golose 2011 – Part 1: From Alajmo to Scabin

From pizza to pasta and risotto to radicchio, the latest edition of Identitá Golose in Milan covered the latest in the Italian food scene and then some. Laden with top Italian toques such as Massimo Bottura, Davide Scabin, Gennaro Esposito, [...]

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