Kilburn Cocktail Bar

Where: Via Panfilo Castaldi 25 Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 18.00-02.00 (open for lunch Sat and Sun) Melted wax candelabra; mismatched chairs; wooden tables of various shapes and sizes; a myriad of worldly bottles and background music that complements the atmosphere. The homely yet historic ambience cues that hundreds of loud conversations that have been told…

Wood*ing Bar

One of the Worlds First Endemic Bars   Where: Via Garigliano 8, 20159. Opening hours: Mon-Thu & Sun 18:00-00:00, Fri-Sat 18:00 – 02:00. Endemic = what is characteristic or prevalent in a specific area, or environment In this day and age the times of vodka lemon, rum and cola and screwdrivers are over. Mixologists now…

A Vintage Shopping Guide to Milan

We don’t know what it is… the colourful atmosphere? The scent of leather? The feeling of walking into your grandma’s teen closet… but we love vintage shopping, and if you’ve read our blog you have probably heard it before: Milan is known for its hidden secrets. Vintage shopping in the city is probably the epitome…

The Doping Club Milan

Our take on one of Milan’s most luxurious cocktail venues. Where: Piazza 24 Maggio 8, 20123 Opening Hours: 6.30pm -1.00 am every day Walk into the courtyard of a quirky boutique hotel (The Yard) in one of Milan’s most romantic districts and you will feel like you’ve just been transported to another era. Milan’s Doping…

Fuorisalone del Mobile 2018 – A Rookie’s Essential Guide

All that you need to know for this Season’s Design week. Milan’s Design Week features two main fairs: the Salone del Mobile, a fair with over two thousand exhibitions held at Rho Fiera, and the Fuorisalone. The Fuorisalone is not an organised function or fair, but rather a set of events distributed around Milan during…

Salone del Mobile 2018 – A Rookie’s Essential Guide

All that you need to know about this Season’s Furniture Fair. Where: Milano – Rho Fairgrounds When: 17-22 April 2018, Mon-Fri from 9:30-18:30 (for traders) and Sat-Sun 9:30-18:30 (for the public). For over fifty years, the design world has had its eyes peeled for Milan’s Salone del Mobile. With over two thousand exhibitors this year…

The Milanese’s Guide to Santa Maria delle Grazie (and The Last Supper)

Where: Via Giuseppe Antonio Sassi, 3 20123 Milano Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7.00 – 12.55 and 15.00 – 19.30,  Weekends: 7.30 – 12.30 and 15.30 – 21.00 (keep in mind that you can’t visit the church during religious ceremonies – 18.30 to 19) The Church    Santa Marie Delle Grazie is one of our favorite places…

Temakinho: Our take on Milan’s favourite Brazilian Sushi Bar.

Where: Ripa di Porta Ticinese 37 or Via Giovanni Boccaccio 4 or Corso Garibaldi 59. Yes, you heard it right… A Brazilian sushi bar in Italy made it to our top places to dine. And if you live in Milan, you probably already know it. Temakinho was so successful that it has turned chain with…

Fancy Toast The (Epic) Toast From The West Coast

Where: Via Volta 8, Milano Opening hours: Mon-Thu & Sun 10:00 – 21:00 Fri-Sat 10:00 – 23:00 Everything about this tiny place (and it is really tiny) is super instagrammable: the pink neon lighting, the mosaic floor, the copper stools….and even their toasts. Whilst we adore the location, we were underwhelmed by the toasts. The…

Best Coffee in Milan – The top coffee’s in Milan

New York, Melbourne and London coffee connoisseurs sip on almond latte’s, mocha’s, americanos and matcha soy cappuccinos with agave sweetener. Baristas will tell you that their Columbian hand-picked dark beans have been processed with the finest grinders and most innovative brewing techniques. If this is what you’re searching for in Milan, you may be sadly…

Lùbar and Galleria d’Arte Moderna

Elegant, effortless, and enchanting. Situated in the heart of Milan, Lubar is placed in the 18th century Villa Reale, home to the Galleria D’Arte Moderna. Whilst you wander through the luxurious rooms of the villa, you can admire the diverse artwork which ranges from Van Gogh, Picasso and Manet to Segantini, Canova and many more…