Northern Italy trip report: Liguria - Emilia - Venice - Milan

by dostrovs 3 months ago

I have just accomplish a blitz food intensive tour of Northern Italy in the company of my adult son. While the impressions are still fresh I am putting the feelings about the places together. I...

Milan, Alba, and Turin during August vacation season

by davidr06 2 years ago

Hi everyone, I'm a long time lurker and first time poster - very grateful for all the advice I've found here over the years. My wife and I will be spending a few nights each in Milan, Alba, a...

Armando al Pantheon Equivalent in Milan

by anonj2 2 years ago

Hi everyone- looking for Milan suggestions with at least one vegetarian or fish/seafood option on the menu. So far, I've only come up with the various Giacomos and Langosterias. We are staying clos...

Solo dining in Milan

by ChowLad 2 years ago

Looking for a suggestion for a late lunch on a Saturday (I have a performance at La Scala in the evening so don’t want to have to rush thru a dinner). I’ll be dining da solo and would like a restau...

Trip plan for Milan and Venice in May

by PenelopeWitherspoon 2 years ago

So, heading to Milan and Venice in May with my mom. Have started planning it as places are starting to take reservations. We are spending 3 nights in Milan followed by 3 nights in Venice. I have...

Milan on the 1st of May

by philie 2 years ago

Hey there, we will be in Milan first of may. almost all restaurants i was trying to reach are closed. are there some recommendations by fellow chowhounders that i could try for a nice dinner? we wi...

Brief Tuscany Trip – in and out at Malpensa

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by jen kalb 2 years ago

For our recently concluded brief Tuscan visit, we flew in and out of Malpensa, arriving at around noon, departing one week later in the afternoon (no time for lunch that day. Our taste is mainly fo...

Getting La Scala tickets before online sale?

by Docmarcia 3 years ago

We’re going to Milan in June 2019 specifically to see Verdi on June 18. Tickets go on sale online in April later than they go on sale in Milan. I want to be sure to get good seats. Is there an agen...

One night in Milan (when Trippa is closed)

by Losmith 3 years ago

We are a family of three (with a pasta-loving vegetarian 5-year-old) heading to Milan for one night the first week in January (after 8 days in the Alta Badia and 4 in Venice-Bologna-Modena). We ha...

Drive between Milan-Bologna-Pisa

by jordanf1 3 years ago

Hi... Will be driving from Milan to Bologna in early December---and then from Bologna to Pisa after a couple of days in Bologna. Wondering if anyone has any MUST stop places along the drive, lunc...

Where to buy bottarga in Milan?

by wworld 3 years ago

Hello all, any suggestions where to buy good bottarga (as well as colatura di alici) in Milan, Italy? I'm only there a couple of days... Grazie!

Emilia-Romagna or Piedmont from Milan?

by arlr106 3 years ago

Travelling to Italy this November. We land in Milan and have 5 days to explore another area. Does anyone recommend Emilia-Romagna (Parm, Modena, Bologna) or Piedmont (Asti, Alba, Turin)? I know it ...

Help finding a great Milan breakfast

by Calam1ty 3 years ago

I'm staying in Turin but am heading for a day in Milan. Been through it many times but never stopped so this is our first visit. We're getting an early morning train and thought we could look for a...

Restaurants in Milan, Florence and Paris

by princetonchowhound 3 years ago

In the second half of December, my husband and I and another couple are going to spend several days in Milan and Florence and would like to "eat like the natives." My husband and I will be spending...

Help With Family-Friendly Restaurants in Northern Italy

by Wafer_thin 4 years ago

Hello and Happy New Year everyone! My wife, 9 year-old daughter, and I will be traveling to northern Italy at the end of March and early April. We would greatly appreciate any suggestions you mig...

Foodie and cookware stores Milan

by choc_luver 3 years ago

Hello! Any recommendations for good food stores / food markets / delis / cookware shops in Milan please? I know of Eataly and Peck Thanks! CL

Italy, Milan: need some inspiration!

by damiano 3 years ago

So, I'll be visiting Milan again next month. Just a short visit: Friday to Sunday, so 2 dinners and 2 lunches. I'm with some friends now (mostly in their early 30s), and without partner, so thi...

Trip Report Northern Italy, Piedmont

by tdiddy23 4 years ago

We landed in Munich, drove to Dolomites staying in val badia. Did Cinque torri open air museum hike and puez odle alotpiano in val gardina. Lucked out with some great weather but snow skirting sid...

Milan, Lake Como, Liguria, Florence - September 2017

by hucklecat 4 years ago

A few notes from my 2+ weeks in Italy. Piemonte specifics here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/piemonte-september-2017-1062869 MILAN: I spent a busy week in Milan for work and my free time was ...

Milan: Alimentari (or food shopping)

by miss_anthrope 4 years ago

I'll be in milan later this week and looking for a place to do some shopping for non-mass market food-stuffs. Some will be for consumption for a dinner while there and some will be for sneaking hom...