Category Archives Cuisine and Restaurants

The basin of Lake Como, is located at an average altitude not suitable for the cultivation of olive trees, however the heat and humidity of the summer months together with the related mild climate in the winter, combined with the fertility of the soils of glacial origin, allow an optimal microclimate to the cultivation of the olive tree. The cultivation…

The town of Colico is the last of the eastern shore of Lake Como bordering with the provinces of Como and Sondrio. It is an excellent destination for walking, hiking, mountain biking and perfectly situated for water sports around Lake Como and an interesting starting point for exploring the north area of Lake Como, the beautiful Valtellina or Valchiavenna. It…

While Larian cuisine predominates the lake, rustic mountain flavors are not lacking, nor are hillside delights. History has also played a significant role in the culinary traditions of Lake Como, the fact that the great trade routes to Northern Europe were and still are linked to Italy, the frequent opposition to Milan during the clashes that occurred in the past…

For those who want to find a place to eat at Lake Como enjoying traditional French cuisine, the Restaurant Al Casnati in Como is holding next Saturday March 1st 2013 a special event to discover the culinary delights of the alps for next This restaurant in Como has in fact decided to organize a themed dinner to allow guests experience…

Beginning on the 30th September, the Territori in cucina gastronomic event features 18 food and wine appointments which, after a pause in December, continue until March 2012. The event helps visitors get to know the cuisine of the area which lies around Cusio Mottarone and Valstrona: the Two Lakes Mountain Community.

The town of San Zeno di Montagna, on Lake Garda, awaits you with two sweet chestnut-flavour appointments for your diary. Actually, San Zeno is to host not one, but two chestnut festivals: the 8th San Zeno DOP Marrone Chestnut Festival and and 39th Chestnut Festival of San Zeno di Montagna.

The town of Monte Isola on the Lake Iseo has got together with local restaurateurs to hold a food and wine event to show off Lake Iseo's extensive local cuisine and the area's range high quality locally produced products.

October Festivals is the collective name for all the initiatives and events taking place throughout the month of October at the Garda Food and Wine Exhibition Centre in the village of Polpenazze del Garda.

Back again this year is the "Mete e Sapori - Destinations & Flavors of Lake Como" event which takes place between 7 to 9 October and will liven up the lakeside city of Lecco.

The weekend of 1 and 2 October 2011, the charming town of Malcesine on the shores of Lake Garda will host the tenth edition of its Ciottolando Gourmet Tour - an exploration of the eateries of Malcesine's narrow streets in search of traditional Italian flavours.

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