• The Stars of Northern Italy's Restaurant Scene

    16 days ago - By Elite Traveler

    The inhabitants of southern Italy refer to those in the north rather disparagingly as “polenta eaters”, but there is a great deal more to the cuisine of northern Italy than that cornmeal staple. Just an hour north of Milan is the region known as the Italian Lakes. As well as being striking beautiful, the numerous lakes in this area are home to some glorious restaurants. Villa Crespi lies on the banks of lake Orta and is a Moorish style villa with a two Michelin star restaurant and very pretty gardens. The cooking is modern Italian, serving beautifully fresh red mullet with turnip tops and...
    Read more ...