There are 20 tables with a quality / price ratio that have been awarded in the guide for a total of 255 addresses for all budgets indicated by Michelin. Many addresses in Rome, one in Milan (Chinese), three in Sardinia: here are all the new Bib Gourmands
There Michelin guide it's not just that of the big starred (and expensive) restaurants. Born as a real guide for travelers on four wheels, it also includes tables with an excellent quality / price ratio among its addresses: Bib Gourmand. The symbol is not a rosette but the smiling face of the little Michelin man Bibendum, as well as the official mascot of the Group. These restaurants were initially assigned a red "R", but in 1997 the Bib Gourmand symbol made its debut in driving. The symbol is the recognition that is destined to informal places able to offer a pleasant gastronomic experience, with a complete menu for less than € 35. If we talk so much about Michelin stars and restaurants for special occasions, in reality, the most famous guide is able to indicate even the most affordable tables, of tradition but not only, to really frequent and with a light heart for the wallet.
In Michelin guide 2022 am 20 the new Bib Gourmands, for a total of 255 restaurants. The region with the most Bib Gourmand is Emilia-Romagna (with 35 addresses), followed by Piedmont and Lombardy. Many? No, because the Michelin guide indicates a total of 329 restaurants with 1 star in the 2022 selection, in addition to 38 two-star and 11 three-star restaurants. In the "country of trattorias", as Gualtiero Marchesi defined Italy, in reality the awards for traditional cuisine are still far fewer than the renowned restaurants that offer sophisticated gourmet cuisine.
The list of new Bib Gourmand 2022
Here they are, region by region, as described by the Red. Starting from Rome, which is the city that more than any other in 2022 wins the most awards: «Rome is the city that boasts the primacy of Bib Gourmand: 10 in total, 4 of which are new. Among these, the new adventure of Roy Caceres at the "Carnal", a lively and modern proposal, and the MOI, a bistro with "fresh" cuisine and extensive customization, which respects the seasonality of the products and their availability in the area. And, again, the Hosteria Grappolo d'Oro and the Prati Rione Gastronomico, two simple and very different catering proposals, in which the first enhances tradition and the second expresses gastronomy and cuisine in two distinct environments, in a single formula modern and of quality , declared the director of Michelin guide Italy, Sergio Lovrinovich.
Carnal – Rome RM
Carnal is the most "pop" and lively expression of the famous chef Roy Caceres: music, colorful furnishings, smart service, some dishes to eat even with your hands! A decidedly young setting and a cuisine with a clear Latin American nature (tacos, chevice, mango desserts, and more). Fragrant seasonal ingredients, especially from Italy, to combine with wine, beers and in the evening also with excellent cocktails.
Hosteria Grappolo d'Oro – Rome RM
Near Piazza Navona and Campo de 'Fiori, a place with a long tradition since the beginning of this century in the hands of five members of the sector, one of which in the kitchen. Generous and quality classic Roman cuisine (cacio e pepe, roast lamb, Roman-style cod …) in a rustic and pleasant setting. The soundtrack is not to be underestimated: it shivers to the nostalgic of the Seventies in a rock-blues key.
Moi – Rome RM
Moi is a small and decidedly smart place, which returns, thanks to its quality, to guide the Fleming area, north-west of Rome. With a solid experience behind him, Thomas Moi cooks fresh seasonal ingredients with modern technique, which can also change daily: meat, fish, vegetables and aromatic herbs are offered with taste, at really excellent prices.
Prati Rione Gastronomico – Rome RM
Large multitasking room, open from breakfast to dinner, for a varied offer ranging from bistro to pastry, from cocktail bar to bakery, as well as pizzeria. Well-made cuisine: the choice is limited, but the quality is always greedy and tantalizing!
Da Sapì – Esine BS
Now in its fourth generation, the Foppoli family is now a culinary reference for the territory, thanks to a contemporary cuisine that however has solid regional foundations, with a constant and careful search for local ingredients, but not only. It all started around the ice cream parlor, their great passion, to which some rooms were added. A warranty!
Dahlias and Beans – Manerba del Garda BS
Chef patron Fabio puts at the service of his restaurant all the experience learned in a path of starred restaurants, interrupted about ten years ago precisely to open Dalie e Fagioli: in this case the technical skill is at the service of local ingredients or local recipes, prepared with a touch of imagination and to be accompanied by a decent wine list.
Osteria della Villetta – Palazzolo sull’Oglio BS
For over a hundred years a bastion of tradition, Art Nouveau furnishings and a retro atmosphere have been the side dish to Brescia classics and family recipes: always based on seasonal ingredients, as in the case of the many vegetables from their own garden, from which extra virgin olive oil also comes. olive and a good bubble.
La Piazzetta – Montevecchia LC
In the very pleasant upper and historical part of the town, which dominates the surrounding and industrious Brianza, a room inside a renovated building with two bright rooms for a kitchen with interesting classic and contemporary proposals. Intimate on weekdays, it becomes essential to book on holidays.
The Nine Bowls – Milan MI
The ethnic cuisine now present throughout Italy goes into detail here, as shown by the specialties of this address which draw on the gastronomic richness of the Sichuan province in southwestern China. Spicy and spicy dishes, marked on the menu with the "degree" of spiciness.
Trippi – Sondrio SO
Local historian just outside the city, managed for about ten years by Gianluca intent on livening up mainly regional and Valtellina proposals, with some Mediterranean inspiration; the offer is completed at lunch thanks to a simpler card. But that's not all: a good selection of both cheeses and wines from the area, which you will find on sale at the entrance to the restaurant, even at take-away prices.
Bistrot Donatella – Oviglio AL
In the heart of the small town, the colorful room will welcome you in the cold season, but in good weather it is a rush to book a table in the internal courtyard, under the bell tower of Oviglio. Piedmontese raw materials and recipes are the pride of a simple but tasty menu.
Antiche Sere – Turin TO
In a neighborhood off the beaten track, a well-known tavern with an attentive and friendly service to women. Strictly regional proposals in an ancient setting, divided into three small rooms (one of which is shared with the bar counter). Cozy summer service in the back garden.
Josto – Cagliari CA
In the center of Cagliari, near the suggestive Piazza del Carmine, the design furniture of the two small rooms enliven the break harmonizing perfectly with the chef's cuisine, which is modern, although inspired by Sardinian roots and ingredients.
Hub – Macomer NU
Inside the Progetto H social cooperative, created in 1983 in the pavilions of an old fair and today engaged in the employment of disadvantaged people, chef Leonardo Marongiu has found the ideal cradle for his Hub. Whether you choose the 7-course tasting menu, or the decidedly leaner one of the day, Sardinian flavors will not fail to set the table.
Coxinendi – Sanluri SU
Coxinendi ("cooking", in Sardinian) is the place of a talented chef with important experience behind him – Davide Atzeni – who here manages to revive the most authentic expression of Sardinian cuisine, ancestral and primitive.
Trattoria da Zamboni – Arcugnano / Lapio VI
In an imposing period building: the sober rooms on the first floor (with lift) almost step aside to give space to the view of the Berici hills through the many large windows, while the kitchen, traditional and revisited at the same time, has the strength of 50 years of history. The selection of bottles is also very valid for which lovers do not stop at the extract, ask for the complete card to indulge themselves.
Palmerino – Il Bacalà in Sandrigo – Sandrigo VI
Just outside the town, in a cozy building along the anonymous SP 248, the Chemello family has now reached its fourth generation, giving the role of the absolute protagonist of their restaurant to his majesty the cod. On the menu – however – there are also many other proposals and to end with something strong, the spirits list will not leave you speechless.
L'Ortone – Florence FI
Practically a Tuscan-style bistro, adjacent to the Sant'Ambrogio market: simple in the furnishings and also in the cuisine that, in addition to some mention of the territory, prefers imaginative preparations on Italian "themes", starting from seasonal ingredients, which are they add specialties to the grill; the cellar is also interesting. Excellent prices: opting for the steak you spend a little more.
Geraniums – Sant’Antonio Abate NA
Quality products, many of local origin, enhanced by the skill of the chef who takes up the regional tradition with taste and personal touch, in a spacious room with modern lines. An address to be noted immediately in the diary.
Barz8 – Bisceglie BT
Beautiful location on the port of Bisceglie, the most authentic Mediterranean flavors arrive on the table – primarily the regional ones – accompanied by a competent and jovial service. The outdoor seating is particularly popular: it is best to book.