Where Turin : 2020-06-01

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DINING

DINING Michelin-starred restaurant­s Eight starred restaurant­s, serving sublime dishes infused with the flavours, traditions and creativity of the region await visitors to Turin. Spazio 7 Via Nizza, 224 c/o Eataly Lingotto. T: 011 19506840. can dine à la carte, or enjoy the restaurant’s tasting menu by chef Marcello Trentini. Just a little further on, in the same street, the chef has opened Casa Mago, a cocktail bar with an adjacent pastry shop where you can dine, enjoy a drink or purchase delicious sweet treats. Corso San Maurizio, 61/ b. T: 011 8126808. Off Map Establishe­d to offer diners an elegant, unique experience, this restaurant highlights the essence of the famous Neapolitan chef Antonino Cannavacci­uolo’s culinary art, which sees traditiona­l ingredient­s from his homeland mixed and matched with those from Piedmont. The space has been designed in keeping with the philosophy of Feng Shui. Via Umberto Cosmo, 6. T: 011 8399893. Traditiona­l Italian cuisine is re- interprete­d by Modenese chef Federico Zanasi in a contempora­ry key, creating haute cuisine that can be enjoyed in an informal atmosphere. Particular attention is paid to raw materials and to desserts that are served in a separate area, aptly named Dulcis in fundo. Here, guests can choose from an array of different Lavazza coffee blends accompanie­d by single- servings of desserts. Via Bologna, 20A. c/o Nuvola Lavazza T: 011 0897651. Map H4 Map I6 Housed in Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, a centre for contempora­ry art, the dining room of Spazio 7 is an integral part of the Foundation. The cuisine offered by Alessandro Mecca, a young Chef who arrived here after working at several of Piedmont’s most historic restaurant­s, mirrors the foundation’s concept: young, contempora­ry and open to innovation. The wine list features the classics of Piedmont and its neighborin­g regions in France. Via Modane, 20. c/o Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo T: 011 3797626. At the restaurant located inside the Grand Hotel Sitea, the culinary offerings are inspired by Piedmont’s renowned regional cuisine, re- imagined by Milanese Chef Fabrizio Tesse, offering a cuisine rooted in Piedmont tradition with a few forays into the nearby region of Liguria. His menu features traditiona­l dishes re- imagined and re-adapted in keeping with contempora­ry techniques and tastes. Via Carlo Alberto, 35. c/o Grand Hotel Sitea T: 011 5170171. Map H1 Establishe­d in 1757, it was among the favourite haunts of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Giacomo Casanova, Honoré de Balzac, Giuseppe Verdi, Maria Callas and the Agnelli family. This restaurant is a real Torinese institutio­n. Chef Matteo Baronetto, of Piedmontes­e origin, remains true to regional traditions, which he reinterpre­ts with a creative twist. A tour of the cellar, whose 17th century aisles house 2,200 labels, is also worth a visit. Piazza Carignano, 2. T: 011 546690. Off Map Map F5 As its name suggests, it’s renowned for its old- world atmosphere. The restaurant’s culinary offerings are also true to tradition. Rather than bold, creative pairings, you’ll find authentic Piedmontes­e specialtie­s including truffles, cheeses and meats. No- frills expertise, practiced for the past twenty years with traditiona­l Piedmontes­e profession­alism. Piazza Solferino, 16H. T: 011 535948. Located in the headquarte­rs of Eataly, this restaurant is run by the Vicina family, who for five generation­s have embraced the region’s tradition of hospitalit­y, fine wines and traditiona­l cuisine, infused with prime quality ingredient­s. The wine list is extensive and well structured. Since Casa Vicina collaborat­es with Eataly, customers can choose from the emporium’s fabulously stocked wine cellar. Map F4 Just steps from the Mole, this starred restaurant is owned by Marcello Trentini, an eclectic Chef with a strong personalit­y. You Map E4 www.vintage199­7.com 31 www. wheretrave­ler. c om

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