July 18 2016 / Food & Wine

Milan, Seafood Capital of Italy

Milan, Lombardia

There is “luogo comune” (commonplace saying/knowledge) in Milan that holds “il miglior pesce non si mangia al mare, si mangia


April 14 2016 / Events

La Settimana del Design

Milan, Lombardia

Back in 1961, Italian furniture makers decided to hold their own trade show in Milan. Humble beginnings… the first event


June 9 2015 / Art & Archaeology

Leonardo Extravaganza

Milano, Lombardia

Ok, granted, Pietro Marani and Maria Teresa Fiorio ARE considered the world’s foremost da Vinci experts… but how do you


May 14 2015 / Art & Archaeology

The Palazzi of Corso Venezia

Milano, Lombardia

The palazzi of Corso Venezia… Each one represents a different architectural period making this a truly majestic road which appears


March 19 2015 / Places

The Great Roof

Milano, Lombardia

Forget for a second that the train hurtling you across the country at upwards of 200 miles per hour is


November 21 2014 / Art & Archaeology

A Ladies’ Get-together

Milan, Lombardia

You are invited to a get-together with four ladies in Milan. Straightforward? Yes. But there’s subtext too. This being Milan,


June 25 2014 / Places

The Cerchia dei Navigli

Milan, Lombardia

Another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The Revenge


June 11 2014 / Places

Piazza Mercanti

Milan, Lombardia

Another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The Revenge


June 5 2014 / Local Interest

Milan’s Coolest Shortcut

Milano, Lombardia

Here’s another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The


May 22 2014 / Art & Archaeology

The Pinacoteca di Brera

Milan, Lombardia

Here’s another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The


May 14 2014 / Places

San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

Milano, Lombardia

Here’s another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The


May 7 2014 / Places

Milan’s Secret (Urban Jungle) Garden

Milano, Lombardia

Here’s another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The


April 30 2014 / Food & Wine

The Humble yet Almighty Polpetta

Milan, Lombardia

This note on polpette is related to our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The Revenge of the Milanese Butcher! (Please


April 23 2014 / Places

Leonardo’s Canal Gates

Milan, Lombardia

We’re excited to bring you a note-a-week on Milan given that this beautiful city is the setting of our recently


April 11 2014 / Food & Wine

The Revenge of the Milanese Butcher

Milan, Lombardia

ItalianNotebook Press (yes, Press!) is proud to present Anthinula Tori’s first installment in the… Gertrude Wine & the Food Murder Mystery


April 11 2014 / Food & Wine

Spritz Campari: Milano’s Passionate Red Aperitivo

Milan, Lombardia

It’s no secret that Venetians, well known or anonymous, cherish their hometown favorite, and purportedly Italy’s signature aperitivo (cocktail), the Spritz Veneziano:


June 12 2012 / Art & Archaeology

The Rondanini Pieta’

MIlan, Lombardia

Many people use Milano as a hub, seeing only the stunning painting of “The Last Supper” before heading elsewhere. However,


May 11 2012 / Art & Archaeology

La Tosa

Milan, Lombardia

Porta Vittoria (now gone, just a piazza) was so named after the battles that took place there during the Five


October 19 2011 / Art & Archaeology

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

Milan, Lombardia

The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, a public art gallery, was established in 1618 alongside the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, the library. Federico Borromeo, the


September 16 2009 / Places

The Duomo Roof Top

Milan, Lombardia

Now that the scaffolding is down and the renovation and cleaning are complete, you can once again finally climb the