Un piano nel cielo
A dinner in Paradise at a gourmet restaurant where meticulous attention is paid to every detail and where locally sourced ingredients are upgraded with an innovative twist by its chef. romantic, gourmet restaurant located in Praiano, in the heart of the Amalfi coast, between Amalfi and Positano. A minimalist, design restaurant, embellished by the Murano glass sculptures of Cuban artist Sosa. Situated on the fourth floor of the Casa Angelina Hotel, “Un Piano nel Cielo” features a dining room with large windows boasting a magnificent view over the sea and a panoramic terrace with teak flooring. No detail has been left to chance, from the choice of ceramics in which the food is served to the cutlery. Hospitality is a key feature of the restaurant: guests are offered an antipasto that differs every evening, accompanied by a champagne, either of the rosè or brut variety, specially produced for the restaurant by French producer and vintner Pierre Mignon. At the end of the meal, diners are offered a chocolate- tasting experiencing. The chocolate on offer is produced by Gobino, a Turin- based company, renowned for it 4.5 kilo gianduiotto and its cremone, a gigantic cream- filled chocolate, and Tuscan chocolatier Slitti, which delights diners palates with three different types of 100% cocoa chocolates. The ingredients used to prepare the dishes are all local, upgraded with an innovative twist by chef Vincenzo Vanacore, a native of Vico Equense, who adapts them to suit the gourmet style of the restaurant. Particularly worthy of note is his ‘ Neapolitan sushi’, a sort of Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e, Peperoncino ( Spaghetti with Garlic, Oil and Chili Pepper) cut like rice and seasoned with red sushi- style tuna. It is one of the restaurant’s most popular dishes. The culinary offer is astutely rounded off by a cellar boasting more than 400 labels, including a selection of local, national and foreign wines. Restaurant Manager Gennaro Caiazzo.
>> www. unpianonelcielo. it Via G. Capriglione, 17, Praiano, Amalfi Coast. T: 0898131333