Malafemmena, the real Neapolitan pizza has come to Berlin

Finally, the true Neapolitan pizza has now an ambassador in Berlin. Water, flour, salt, yeast, tomatoes, mozzarella, oil and basil: you do not need many ingredients to make a great Margherita pizza; however, finding an excellent pizzeria (in Italy as well as abroad) can be hard sometimes. Read the article in Italian here. Malafemmena made it![…]

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[…]

Fratelli La Bionda: we combine innovation and tradition to serve high quality Italian dishes in Berlin

Located at 31 Bergmannstraße, it opened in 2008 and in 2014 it was renovated with a new concept both behind management and cuisine. The restaurant offers a high level cuisine in a really welcoming place. According to Piero Formichi the secret consists in quality ingredients, innovation in accordance with the respect of traditional flavours, and[…]

Parma di Vini Benedetti: sustainability and organic food Italian restaurant ambassador in Berlin

Simple recipes, quality, organic and eco-sustainable ingredients: that’s Parma di Vini Benedetti philosophy. Located at 31 Utrechter Straße, it is not a simple restaurant: it is restaurant, wine shop, delicatessen shop and meeting place at the same time. Philippe Benedetti opened it in 2014: “The concept behind my philosophy is counting on ingredients quality as[…]

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[…]

From Tarquinia to Berlin: at Lava you could taste Italian burrata, panzanella, salmon carpaccio and much more

Avocado & pepper salad is served in a basket made of carasau bread (a traditional flatbread from Sardinia), Apulian burrata is brought to your table together with Tuscan panzanella (bread and tomatoes salad) and San Marzano tomato sorbet, salmon carpaccio is seasoned with aromatised oil with basil and pineapple & cucumber sorbet. Lamb meat, served[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]