Trieste | 040 Social Food

Gourmet hamburgers and cocktails are the trademarks of 040 Social Food, contemporary eatery in Trieste, reports Mikaela Bandini for Urban Italy.

Trieste | Eataly Trieste

Yet another Eataly on the home soil, Eataly Trieste is the latest in the Italian specialty food megastore chain, reports Mikaela Bandini.

Milan | Kitchen Villa

Mikaela Bandini discovers Kitchen Villa, an exclusive venue on the outskirts of Milan catered by chef Matteo Reina and run by About Events.

Vico Equense | Antica Osteria Nonna Rosa

Michelin-starred restaurant Antica Osteria Nonna Rosa in Vico Equense near Naples, quaint and intimate, as experienced by Italy cool-hunter Mikaela Bandini.

Cisternino | Rosticceria L’Antico Borgo

Urban Italy goes to Cisternino in Apulia’s valley of the trulli to try the most renowned of the butcher’s shop eateries, Rosticceria L’Antico Borgo.

Milan | Premiata Milano

Mikaela Bandini takes a look at the new Premiata Milano flagship boutique in Milan’s fashion district, designed by Vincenzo De Cotiis Architects.

Milan | Rebelot del Pont

Something classy but out of the ordinary, finds Mikaela Bandini, at bistrot and cocktail bar Rebelot del Pont in Milan’s Navigli neighbourhood.

Pereta | Trattoria Da Maria Moretti

Fine, traditional and unembellished southern Tuscan cuisine is what you get at Trattoria Da Maria Moretti in Pereta, near Grosseto, reports Mikaela Bandini.

Turin | Dash Kitchen

New in Turin’s San Salvario district, Dash Kitchen does craft beers, cocktails and food in Fabio Fantolino’s design interiors. As seen by Mikaela Bandini.

Milan | Lanieri

The coolest guide to contemporary Italy looks at Lanieri: bespoke menswear, 100% Made in Italy, available planet-wide from or the new ateliers.