Ratanà

Ratanà For my last meal in Milan, I headed to local favourite Ratanà. Housed in a classic old villa on the edge of the modern Porta Nuova development, it was a striking setting that looked very promising. I found the place alive with punters and felt lucky to snag a seat at the bar. They …

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Al Mercante Regular guest quester Rachel had suggested I should consider lunching at Al Mercante during my time in Milan. Along with husband Richard, she’d enjoyed a very good meal there when they were in town for the Formula 1 at nearby Monza, last year. Handily placed for the Duomo, I popped in for a …

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Ristorante Bertin My love and adoration of soup has been a cornerstone of this site down the years. Accordingly, it seemed fitting that the day following the announcement that the daily Lunchquest reviews would cease soon after my return to Edinburgh, I stumbled across a place in Milan offering what looked to be a soup …

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Maruzzella Milan! After a rather elongated journey from Zagreb, thanks to a couple of wasted hours at the Croatia/Slovenia border, I was fit for little but a short wander and a simple meal befor falling into a deep restorative slumber. Fortunately I was staying nearby to a neighbourhood where regular guest quester Julie used to …

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Enrico Bartolini Having enjoyed a breakfast of samples of the finest wares of Fratelli Branca at their distillery, I was in need of much lunch finery so headed to Mudec, a gallery and arts complex, which is home to the eponymous 2 Michelin restaurant of chef Enrico Bartolini. The restaurant space was on the light …

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