While Milan has never jumped on the posh food bandwagon and prefers more down to earth eateries, there is still a good selection of gourmet restaurants in and around the city that are well worth a visit when you want to get dressed up and treat yourself!
Cracco is an award winning gourmet establishment and is one of only 4 restaurants in Italy to be awarded two Michelin stars. Owned and run by Carlo Cracco, you can relax in the modern and tasteful surroundings while enjoying cuisine that is both groundbreaking and traditional. Cracco himself has a fantastic CV, having worked his way through the ranks in many of Italy and France’s top restaurants, including Milan’s Gualtiero Marchesi, which was the first restaurant in Italy to be awarded 3 of Michelin’s stars! http://www.ristorantecracco.it/
For more top quality Milanese fair, try Ristorante Don Carlos, who use wonderful Italian ingredients to bring you innovative menus – their six-course tasting meal is a fantastic way to sample their very best. The atmosphere and traditional décor add to your overall experience, providing a relaxed and pleasant ambience. To learn more and have a look at a sample menu, visit the website:
Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia is run by husband and wife Aimo and Nadia and will serve you fine Milanese cuisine food accompanied by the very finest wines. Great care has been taken to provide an outstanding menu and the airy and light setting has been carefully designed to provide maximum ambience! Using the finest ingredients from all over Italy, prepare yourself to experience some out of this world flavours! While this gourmet restaurant does not boast a fashionable address, it is very popular with Milan society http://www.aimoenadia.com/