International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

As we all already know, March 8th is International Women’s Day. This year the celebration of women’s courage and the commemoration of all those who fight for gender equality is even more special in the Berlin-Brandenburg region, as 2019 is the first year...
The “aperitivo” a world famous cocktail made in Italy

The “aperitivo” a world famous cocktail made in Italy

Written by Giulia Cavallo There is nothing better than a fancy cocktail and some finger food with friends and colleagues right after a hard day of work. But the “aperitivo” has an interesting story behind. As everyone knows, an aperitif is a drink that is usually...
8 Italian foods which are very hard to translate into English

8 Italian foods which are very hard to translate into English

Written by Arnaldo Pangia Italy is one of the most biodiverse territories in Europe, and that includes both in terms of flora and fauna. That’s why you don’t have to doubt your translator’s skills whenever you’re having a hard time translating...
Pizza Horoscope – Find out who you really are

Pizza Horoscope – Find out who you really are

Written by Arnaldo Pangia The tradition of pizza horoscope is very old and dates back to Ancient Rome. The legend says that those born under the infamous sign of the pizza hawaii were thrown off a cliff after … … nah, just kidding! There’s nothing...
5 common mistakes about Italian food tradition

5 common mistakes about Italian food tradition

Written by Arnaldo Pangia When they talk about food and traditions, Italians are very strict and pretty inflexible. There are some, actually, a lot of, severe rules that everyone knows and nobody talks about. You all know we take food very seriously, so let’s see some...
Top 5 Italian recipes so easy it’s almost like cheating

Top 5 Italian recipes so easy it’s almost like cheating

Written by Arnaldo Pangia You’re inviting someone for dinner and you want to impress them… too bad you don’t really feel like putting too much time, effort or money to cook something too fancy. We’ve all been there. Fortunately for you (and for your guest!)...
Italian Valentine’s chocolate between romance and yumminess

Italian Valentine’s chocolate between romance and yumminess

Written by Arnaldo Pangia Romance never dies for Italian people, especially around Valentine’s Day. Italian couples from all around the Peninsula make reservations for romantic getaways to fancy restaurants, luxurious hot springs or exclusive clubs to celebrate their...
10 Rules to Recognize a Real Neapolitan Pizza

10 Rules to Recognize a Real Neapolitan Pizza

In 2017 the UNESCO inscribed the “Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’” on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Since then we are talking more and more about the Neapolitan pizza, but how can we recognize one? The Associazione...
BELLUCCI

BELLUCCI

Right in Charlottenburg heart, one of the most famous restaurants of Berlin Awarded in 2018 as one of the 70 best restaurants and pizzerias out of the “Belpaese” by the prestigious Ristorazione Italiana Magazine, it has been one of the most popular places in Berlin...
The sweetest fight: Pandoro or Panettone?

The sweetest fight: Pandoro or Panettone?

When it comes to the Christmas dinner, Italians know that it is the typical moment when family and friends get together, enjoy their meal, spend quality time with their loved ones and… well, friendly fights are on the agenda. In this softly combative atmosphere...
10 sublime Italian Christmast sweets you need to taste

10 sublime Italian Christmast sweets you need to taste

Oh oh oh, let’s spred the Italian Christmas tastefulness! It’s Christmas time and here at True Italian we are thinking about true Italian Christmas recipes! What is that Italians have for dessert during those cold December nights? Let’s find out...
LAGALANTE

LAGALANTE

In this remarkably elegant and refined restaurant you will have the opportunity to taste good (and beautiful) food. Nuances in the specialties tell the story of the owner and of his family traditions and his journey. Do not miss the chance to have a taste....
TAVERNETTA AZARA

TAVERNETTA AZARA

Elegant and sophisticated restaurant, this Italian trattoria is perfect to have some pasta, fish or meat. Don’t forget the antipasto nor the wine! Westfälische Str. 51, 10711...
PAUSA PRANZO

PAUSA PRANZO

“Pausa Pranzo” is how Italians call their lunch break. And this is a perfect place to grab and enjoy some amazing Italian food for lunch. Before going back to your day, have a pizza,  a panzerotto, some pasta or a vegetarian specialty. It tastes like it...
AMICI AMICI

AMICI AMICI

Caponata di Melanzane, Parmigiana or Burrata di Bufala: in this italian “trattoria”, founded in 2006, you will taste the authentic sicilian food. But what is also sicial here is the atmosphere, warm and Mediterranean. Enjoy your experience in this...
MITÙ – Mensa Italiana Unica

MITÙ – Mensa Italiana Unica

Lasagna, cannelloni, gnocchi, parmigiana di melanzane, pasta al forno… The idea on which this restaurant is simple: high quality ingredients make good food. Have a taste to believe it! Danziger Str. 35, 10435 Berlin...
MINI – Wine, Food & Cult Movies

MINI – Wine, Food & Cult Movies

Café, restaurant, aperitivo bar and cinema: MINI (Italian but at the same time “Berliner”) is the place to go, no matter what the hour Lard and mushrooms, truffle butter, parmigiano and gunciale, gorgonzola and almonds. It is barely 4 p.m. and you have been reading...
CAPPERI

CAPPERI

“Italian natural kitchen and craft wine” that is motto of Capperi in Neukölln. Here you can have an aperitivo with amazing cold cuts and drinks or try their fish dishes and desserts. Pannierstraße, 32, 12047 Berlino
TRE STANZE

TRE STANZE

TreStanze, the beautiful new Italian restaurant in Berlin where each room is decorated in a different way Located in one of the most elegant residential areas of Berlin, an high-quality italian restaurant with an original concept: It is called TreStanze as the number...
ANTILLO

ANTILLO

Orecchiette, burrata and fresh fish… The restaurant Antillo in Kreuzberg restarts with a completely Apulian management Grilled Calamaretti, Linguine with clams and cherry tomatoes, paccheri with sausage sauce and cantarelli, orecchiette with turnip tops, black noodles...
BRUDERHERZ

BRUDERHERZ

A cozy place in a beautiful area of Berlin Charlottenburg with a focus on fresh homemade pasta. You will be delighted by Tomek’s ravioli, tagliatelle and pappardelle with different sauces from North to South Italy. Leonhardtstraße 6, 14057 Berlin
SUPERSONICO

SUPERSONICO

Located near the historic Mauerpark, Supersonico is a nice restaurant with a cozy atmosphere where you can taste the true Italian cuisine. Its varieties of first and second courses make it a perfect place to have lunch or to dine! Bernauerstrasse 71-72, 13355...
S P Λ Z I O – ITALIAN BISTROT

S P Λ Z I O – ITALIAN BISTROT

Do you feel like going to an aperitivo? Then Spazio Italian Bistrot is the perfect place for you! Check out their Facebook page, they also organize friendly dining events with pasta dishes, fried fish and much more! Torfstrasse 15, 13353...
TRATTORIA LAURETTA

TRATTORIA LAURETTA

Trattoria Lauretta, in the heart of Tempelhof, is a cozy location to taste both traditional Italian and Sicilian cuisine. Mario, the restaurant’s owner, moved to Berlin more than 30 years ago to bring here the Sicilian cuisine culture. Go and try it!...
MEDEATERRANEAN TRIP

MEDEATERRANEAN TRIP

MedEATerranean Trip is one of the very few places in Berlin where not only can you taste Italian, but also mediterranean ciusine. Sergio and Christopher, the restaurant’s owners, will welcome you and make you feel at home. Gabriel-Max-Strasse 19,...
BYE BYE CAVALIERE

BYE BYE CAVALIERE

Bye Bye Cavaliere, with its location in the heart of Friedrichshain, is the perfect place to have a Venetian aperitivo in Berlin. Proskauer Strasse 28, 10247 Berlin
FABBRICA DEL GUSTO

FABBRICA DEL GUSTO

Behind an apparently simple menu, Fabbrica del Gusto has a few equals when it comes to attention for ingredients and method of preparation Entering and ordering at Fabbrica del Gusto in Berlin means having already decided to step back in time. Since when the...
ESSE OSTERIA

ESSE OSTERIA

Esse Osteria, in the heart of Prenzlauer Berg, is the perfect location to taste the Roman cuisine: carbonara, amatriciana… and much more! Prenzlauer Allee 41, 10407 Berlin
RUBEN & CARLA

RUBEN & CARLA

”Quality of the food, a simple menu and joy of life”: Ruben&Carla’s motto is a guarantee of excellent food, go and try it! Linienstrasse 136, 10115 Berlin
CAPPUCCINO GRAND CAFÈ

CAPPUCCINO GRAND CAFÈ

A lovely location in the heart of Mitte to have a tasty Aperitivo, a breakfast or delicious pasta dishes at lunch. Tucholskystraße 36, 10117 Berlin
OSTERIA N°1

OSTERIA N°1

Excellent Italian cuisine with dish and meat first courses, fresh pasta and pizza in a lovely location in Kreuzberg. Kreuzbergstraße 71, 10965...
OLIO SALE E PEPE

OLIO SALE E PEPE

Quality ingredients and passion make Olio Sale e Pepe a great restaurant in Berlin for pasta dishes and pizza. Willmanndamm 15, 10827 Berlin
LOST MY LOVE TO ITALY

LOST MY LOVE TO ITALY

Cosy place in the heart of Berlin Mitte with focus on Sicilian street food. Torstrasse 165, 10115 Berlin
MARINA BLU

MARINA BLU

With Marina Blu a new restaurant dedicated to Italian cuinary excellence (strarting from pizza) has come to the centre of Berlin «Finally people in Berlin are starting to understand the difference between a well-done, proper and healthy pizza, with a dough that has...
LA GATTA

LA GATTA

Delicious cocktails and refined food make La Gatta one of the best place in Neukölln to have an Italian aperitivo. Selchower Str. 33, 12049 Berlin
ALTROVINO

ALTROVINO

In Berlin, in one of the smartest streets of Kreuzberg, it is located a wine shop called Altrovino, which sells only Italian wines, which are difficult to find elsewhere, even in Italy…. The owner is German and his name is Stephan Pelzl. He is about 40 and he has...
GIANNIS PASTA BAR

GIANNIS PASTA BAR

One of the best places in Berlin to eat Italian fresh pasta (tortellini, gnocchi and much more) in a friendly atmosphere in Prenzlauer Berg. Schönhauser Allee 186A, 10119 Berlin
CECCONI’S

CECCONI’S

The Italian restaurant ”Cecconi’s” arrives in Berlin. The location? The beautiful ”Soho House” near Alexanderplatz. Neapolitan pizza, risotto and spaghetti with saffron and lobster. These are some of the dishes of the Italian restaurant...
LUNA

LUNA

A pizza maker from Frosinone has opened with his 4 daughters and his wife an Italian restaurant in Berlin, whose name is LuNa. Luigi Dirma has a German wife, who manages the administrative aspect of the restaurant, and four special collaborators (some of them are...
CARAVAGGI NATURWEIN

CARAVAGGI NATURWEIN

In Berlin there is a natural wine bistro where you can taste delicious natural wines from Italy, but also enjoy the “tap” polenta. Piero is a documentary filmmaker, Rita has worked for many years in development cooperation projects and both come from Rome. After a...
MAMA MARIA’S

MAMA MARIA’S

What happens when a mother joins her son to open a pizzeria in one the most popular neighborhoods in Berlin? “Berlin? When there was the Wall, this city used to give me a feeling of real terror. I know that the guards were ready to shoot whoever tried to escape during...