Brandi, the real Italian coffee and feinkost on the canal of Kreuzberg, Berlin

Brandi “Espressobar and Food” is located in one of the most beautiful streets of Berlin, really close to the Admiralbrücke. Margerita, Greta, Mario and Claudio have been for many years a team: thanks to their daily work and their dedication, the work of small Italian producers is pint into the foreground and made accessible to[…]

Romoli, the legendary ice cream parlour as well as coffee bar and bistro, now is also in Berlin

“Romoli is also in Berlin”: if you are from Rome, this simple phrase would probably reawaken in you memories of amazing tastes and flavours; instead if you have never heard about it, all you have to know is that Romoli is a real point of reference concerning coffee bars, ice cream parlours and pastry shops[…]

Osteria In Bàcan, the place where the traditional Venetian cuisine meets the Brazilian enthusiasm

“There is a piece of land in the Venetian Lagoon, between Venice and St. Erasmus, that emerges only when there is low tide. This piece of land is called Bàcan and it has become the symbol of Venetian cheerful days, spent among the light of the sun and the rithm of the music.” In Osteria[…]

Both creative and traditional Italian courses can be tasted at May am Ufer, a few feet away from the Berliner Canal

Regional specialties like Sicilian pasta seasoned with sardines, Milanese risotto seasoned with mushrooms ragout, the traditional ossobuco, pasta seasoned with fresh basil pesto and Ligurian potatoes. You can taste the traditional Italian cuisine at May am Ufer, a restaurant in Pannierstraße 32 – in Neukölln. Thomas Mudersbach – the owner – is German, but he[…]

Erste Sahne, an Italian artisan ice cream parlor and patisserie in Berlin.

Authentic and pure flavors can be tasted in Erste Sahne, in Kienitzerstraße 116 – Neukölln. Here, quality and taste are the key words and everything is rigorously natural and gluten-free. In Italy, Domenico Richichi used to work as a technical for RAI – Italy’s national public broadcasting company, while Sara Tricoli used to work as a professor[…]

Vizio Italiano – a new restaurant that serves excellent Italian specialties

Homemade pasta, strigoli (the taste is similar to that of an asparagus), plin (a kind of Piedmontese ravioli), Gorgonzola lasagne, aubergine parmigiana, pumpkin dumplings, focacce, arancini, panzarotti, tater tots – but also many sweet delicacies, like tiramisù or pastiera. You can find all these Italian specialties in Vizio Italiano, a wonderful place in the elegant[…]

From Brescia to Berlin: Gelateria Tosoni serves the best Italian ice cream flavours along Kreuzberg canal.

More than 25 years of experience in the field of artisan ice creams production: that’s what characterises Gelateria Tosoni, Italian ice-cream parlour inaugurated in Berlin in 2013, named after the namesake ice-cream parlour in Mazzano, in the province of Brescia, near Lake Garda. Read the article in German or Italian   It is located at[…]

Thal, Italian refined wine bar in western Berlin where elegance is the norm

Agnobianco, San Martino Masari, Pecorino-Beati, Pinot Gris-Anselmet, Fiano Pietracupa, Core Montevetrano, Ama-Castello di Ama, Maldafrica-COS, Fumin-Anselmet; these are only some of the prestigious wines served at Thal Wine Bar, a wine house located at 38 Wielandstraße in the district of Wilmersdorf. Here you could enjoy a glass of Italian and non-Italian wines with some Italian[…]

Pizzare brings authentic Neapolitan pizza to Berlin. “Our pizzas baking time is just 2 minutes and they are made only with quality ingredients”.

San Marzano Tomato Sauce, buffalo mozzarella (both smoked and white) coming from Roberta di Salerno dairy shop, Gran Biscotto Rovagnati cooked ham (Italian style ham), Parma ham, pistachio nuts from Bronte, Pachino tomatoes, 24 months Parmesan cheese; these are only some of the tasty condiments that characterise Pizzare pizzas. Read the article in Italian and German.[…]

Malatesta, the ambassador of the authentic Italian cuisine in Berlin Gendarmenmarkt

Here the authentic flavors of the Italian cuisine are shown in a modern way. The menu changes depending on the seasons: aubergine parmigiana, octopus carpaccio with fennel and lemon vinaigrette, San Daniele raw ham – matured for 16 months, Apulian burrata seasoned with cherry tomatoes and basil, linguine seasoned with clams, red beet ravioli seasoned[…]

Safè in Friedrichshain: “We serve Neapolitan coffee in Berlin since 2008, we love this city!”

Safé is a very small but pretty coffee shop. The atmosphere inside is quite distinctive: a flag of Naples and a picture of Toto and Peppino just above the coffee machine. It is located in Ostkreuz, one the liveliest neighbourhoods of the city; here, coffee is grinded instantly and it can also be sold at[…]

“La Pecora Nera brings the real Venetian cuisine to Berlin and offers the original Spritz for just 2,50€.”

Handmade Bigoli (an extruded pasta in the form of a long and thick tube) seasoned with duck ragu (Italian meat sauce) or sardines sauce, late radicchio risotto from Treviso, creamy salted codfish, cornmeal mush with Asiago (an Italian cow’s milk cheese), mushrooms and sausage, a special selection of Italian cold cuts and cheeses; these are[…]

Caramelized goat’s cheese, sardines “in saor” and the finest wines: that’s L’Angolino in Berlin

Caramelized goat’s cheese with salad dressed with blueberries sauce and balsamic vinegar, stewed Octopus served with fennel and salad seasoned with zucchini and mint, tuna Carpaccio, Seabass Ravioli (Italian pasta) with tomatoes and shrimps sauce, roasted calf with leek and potatoes pie and then coffee “semifreddo” (Italian dessert), tiramisu, buffalo ricotta mousse with mango fruit[…]

Culurgiones, Mallureddus and much more: Il Pastificio brings the real Sardinian cuisine to Berlin

Luca Columbu is 40, he is from Cagliari, Sardinia; when he moved to Berlin in 2011 he had a clear idea: opening a pasta shop specialized in the production of fresh pasta and Sardinian products. “People tell us we should expand the shop, but if we expanded the floor area we would betray our idea[…]

Centopassi in Berlin: “Our wines come from lands confiscated from the mafia”

I Centopassi is a smart wine-bar located in the Friedrichshain area, where everyday people from all over the world come to enjoy a glass of Italian wine, produced in lands confiscated from the Mafia, or to taste an Italian specialty. Fabrizio and Domenico decided to open the wine-bar in April 2014: “The wine-bar name is[…]

Francucci, the only Italian restaurant serving the original “Chianina” steak in Berlin

“The first time we brought the Chianina (an Italian breed of cattle) from Italy here at Francucci was in 2003. At the time nobody had never served it before and even in Italy it was not so well-known. You had no possibility of contacting directly the breeder, the only way was contacting a specific association[…]

Porchetta from Ariccia, mozzarella and marinated boar meat: that’s Cantina Sociale in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg

“Let the food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” said Hippocrates in the 4th century B.C. and that is what happens everyday at “Cantina Sociale”, extraordinary restaurant and delicatessen, inaugurated in September 2015 and located on Zionskirchstraße, one of the most fascinating and smart streets of Berlin. The restaurant offers a great variety[…]

Cafè Aroma, the legendary Italian restaurant that according to the Guardian serves one of the 10 best brunches in Berlin

Lobster ravioli seasoned with rosemary and orange aromatised butter sauce, sausage with chestnuts and mushrooms strudel, duck breast carpaccio with apples, celery and turnips, Umbrian truffle, pumpkins, broccoli and much more; that’s Café Aroma, one of the most renowned and legendary Italian restaurants in Berlin. There is a fixed menu and new specials everyday: “It[…]

The Winery: 153 bottles of wine for unforgettable aperitifs and dinners in Berlin

Wine and food: an expected combination – especially for Italian people. However, it could be less predictable if we live in Berlin and we talk about these two terms and all their possible matches. Read the article in Italian and German. For example, a glass of Merlot goes well with a course of Aubergine Parmigiana or[…]

The Italian culinary tradition in Berlin is reinvented with the best ingredients by Terracruda

Dumplings with beetroot pesto, macadamia nuts and burrata (spun-curd cheese), spaghetti seasoned with cheese, pepper and lime, grilled pecorino (Italian sheep’s milk cheese) with bergamot jam, pizzas with ‘nduja and olives – but also with mortadella (Italian sliced meat), lemon and pistachio nuts. All types of pasta are homemade, as well as the delicious desserts.[…]

Lima Lima, the true Neapolitan cuisine in Berlin

Aubergine Parmigiana, ravioli seasoned with ricotta, thyme and lemon, savory pies with vegetables, paccheri seasoned with genovese sauce (typical Italian sauce made with onions and meat-slices), spaghetti seasoned with marinara – puttanesca – or amatriciana sauces, fusilli with sausages ragoût, linguine seasoned with octopus sauce, spaghetti with clams and fish eggs. These are only the[…]

Jamme Ja, the real Neapolitan street-food in Berlin

Stefania, born in 1974, is a research biologist and one of the three partners of the restaurant Jamme Ja – in Friedrichshain, Berlin. She did this big step with his boyfriend Fabio – a naturalist – and with Vincent, their friend and partner. «Fabio and I were thinking about going abroad in order to work,[…]

Barettino, a true Italian bar and little restaurant in Berlin

Ricotta-filled pastries, Neapolitan pastiera, croissants stuffed with chocolate, cream or jam – but not only that; this is just what you can eat for breakfast. If you want, at Barettino you can also find savory delicacies: vegetarian or ragout lasagne, spaghetti seasoned with pesto, sage and butter mezzelune, focaccia bread with tomatoes, olives and many[…]