Dec 12, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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We’re halfway through fashion month and the food, the cocktails and the parties are still going strong. For those in Milan this week, these foodie hotspots are the latest hangouts of the see-and-be-seen crowd. –Sarah Ryan Hecht
Via Corsico, 1 20144 / 39 02 8392377
Neighborhood: Zona Tortona/Porta Ticinese/Naviglio
Located in a former karaoke bar, 28 Posti is the latest project of Italian architect Francesco Faccin. The cozy and intimate space is complete with 28 seats (hence its name), original brickwork, recycled wood and concrete floors. The kitchen is the focus, headed by Chef Caterina Malerba and serving quality dishes made from environmentally conscious and fair-trade ingredients.
Via Castelfidardo, 7 20121 / 39 02 63793837
Porta Nuova is quickly becoming the gastronomy district of Milan, and Daniel Canzian’s newest restaurant is located just around the corner. The contemporary space is complete with a crisp design aesthetic and bright yellow accents, while the menu blends New Italian with Mediterranean cuisine. The Risotto alla Milanese is rumored to be the best in town.
Via Pastrengo, 7 20159 / 39 02 87074765
This is the perfect foodie destination to escape the bustling city. Fully equipped with Wi-Fi, relax amidst colorful cocktails, cheese plates and homemade pastries. Les Pommes also serves a brunch menu during the weekend.
Viale della Liberazione, 13 20124 / 39 02 67075801
Chef Andrea Berton has unveiled his latest restaurant in a new building in Porta Nuova, replete with glass windows and elegant wood details. The innovative menu here is sure to earn Berton his next Michelin star, with dishes like black cod, prosciutto broth and puntarelle making an appearance.
Via Cusani, 8 20121 / 39 02 39663690
Specializing in the truffles of Tuscany, Chef Simone Rugiati heads the New Italian menu at Tartufotto. The modern space boasts raw wood and minimalist décor, and places the focus on the menu. Enjoy an elegant pairing of traditional Tuscan ingredients alongside quality wines from the same region.
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