From the evenings to watch a movie and enjoy sustainable food to the many occasions to dine at discounted prices, to the appointments to taste the craft beer or discover the cheese made with milk hay
The emergency Coronavirus these days it has slightly revolutionized our habits, city life, scheduled events. Some demonstrations have been postponed, others confirmed, especially in Milan where however the restaurateurs and many activities are trying to react. It is hoped that this critical moment will pass quickly and the desire to go out, eat out and have fun will return. There will be plenty of opportunities. Here they are.
Food, film and sustainability in Milan
It started on February 21 and, until April 3, the FoodFilmFestival 2020 will offer tastings, films, documentaries and peasant stories related to food in Milan. Each evening of the event includes a screening, a dinner-tasting based on ethical and sustainable products and meetings and testimonials on the topic. The whole program can be found on the website.
Discounted meals with TheForkFestival
Until April 4th thanks to TheFork Festival, event organized by TheFork, app to search and book the online restaurant, 2 thousand restaurants all over Italy offer 50% discounts at checkout, including drinks and no coupons. Take advantage!
A week of craft beer
From 2 to 8 March we celebrate the Craft Beer Week, the largest "widespread event" in Italy dedicated to beer produced by independent and craft breweries. Tastings, dinners with combinations, meetings with brewers, visits to production plants, presentations of new beers, festivals, special offers, all events organized independently by pubs, breweries, beershop, restaurants, bistros, wine bars, associations or sites e-commerce. Here they are all on initiative website: the various appointments are divided by date and by region.
Together in Franciacorta
The March 6, 7 and 8 INSI & ME in Franciacorta it will be an entirely new festival dedicated to wine lovers and lovers of good food and culture. An opportunity to get to know Franciacorta from a new point of view and visit it in an unconventional period. The protagonists of the Festival will be the Franciacortini chefs who will make four-handed lunches and dinners with colleagues from all over Italy and the world. Creative menus (starting from 45 euros), where traditional cuisine will be mixed with the flavors of other places. The territory will then be animated by exhibitions, displays, book presentations, guided tours and concerts organized within more symbolic and suggestive historical places. Finally, there will be guided tours and tastings in the cellars that will open the doors to enthusiasts, tourists and curious.
In South Tyrol for the Cheese Festival
If you like cheese and the mountain don't miss the appointment with the Cheese Festival in South Tyrol from 13 to 15 March. Local cheese producers from Italy and Europe find themselves in Campo Tures, to offer the best of dairy production and tell the stories of tradition and innovation that lie behind this product. Among the protagonists of the event, among others, the cheeses produced with hay milk from South Tyrol, coming from cows that feed only on fodder without silage (fermented foods). There will be taste workshops, show cooking with starred chefs and workshops for children.
VeggieWorld, the whole vegan world in Milan
VeggieWorld, the most important trade fair network in the vegan world, arrives in Milan on the first spring weekend. Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March at the BASE of Milan everything will be dedicated to the vegan lifestyle: many stands dedicated to food, clothing and cosmetics, as well as a busy show-cooking program, in-depth talks and book presentations.
The excellence of pasta in Rome
TO Rome, the March 28 and 29, Pasta Excellence Celebrate pasta: 40 Italian chefs (including 10 starred ones) will create 28 cooking shows – 14 dedicated to traditional recipes and 14 to gourmet dishes – and 8 cooking lessons in the classrooms of the Coquis by Excellence high-training center. There will be exhibitors selected from pasta factories, seasoning producers and wineries. During the event, the PASTA EXCELLENCE Awards will also be awarded, voted by an external jury made up of representatives of the main newspapers in the sector, called to decree the best first courses in the restaurants of the capital. Opening to the public with ticket (15 euros).
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