Pasticceria, cioccolateria and gelateria Bergamo: La Paqualina
Jan14

Pasticceria, cioccolateria and gelateria Bergamo: La Paqualina

The story of this place started in 1912 with Pasqualina, the first person who launch the restaurant business that lasts for four generations. La Pasqualina bakery, chocolaterie and ice-cream shop has gone on till now delighting its guests with its home made products, made with genuine, fresh and of first choice primary materials, wisely worked respecting the original recipes and proposed in pleasant locations, managed with experience and passion by the stuff, in primis Riccardo. The king of the product is the ice-cream, made with fresh ingredients starting from milk that comes from the farm every day. Special are some flavors: mascarpone, zabaione, chestnut from Calizzano pistachio from Bronte that, as Riccardo says, not just is it green but also tastes as pistachio. Together with ice-cream, at La Pasqualina a special ice-cream bowl has been invented and patented in which each flavor is separated from the other. Even chocolate at La Pasqualina is made with ingredients personally chosen and it is realized following the patisserie rules learned in Belgium from the best maitre chocolatiers. The bakery closes this trip into the sweet taste. Recipes of ancient times linked with trials of new flavors and combinations are proposed at La Pasqualina. Fragrant and delicious croissants are made and baked every morning. Combined with pastry and sweets or drunk alone, another main feature at La Pasqualina is tea: a lot of type of tea coming from China, Japan, India, Nepal and so on, served at the right temperature using the typical japanese cast iron pot Iwachu. La Pasqualina is in Almenno San Bartolomeo, place named “historic job in Lombardy”, in Bergamo and since 2012 in Porto Cervo. Pasticceria, cioccolateria, gelateria Bergamo: uniqueness at La Pasqualina La Pasqualina Almenno San Bartolomeo (BG) Via Papa Giovanni XXIII, 39 Tel. +39 035 540040 almenno@lapasqualina.it Bergamo Via Borfuro, 1 Tel. +39 035 232708...

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Bergamo Restaurant: the Frosios’ Posta Coffee Restaurant
Jan14

Bergamo Restaurant: the Frosios’ Posta Coffee Restaurant

It was nominated “historical place” of Lombardy in 2009 because of its history that started in 1910 under the Frosios‘ leadership and because of the genuineness of its offered dishes. The setting of the Posta restaurant is attended by the Petronilla’s feminine taste: at the entrance there is the bright bar which you pass through to enter in the first room with fireplace, whereas at the upper floor old and new are matched together in order to arrange a sever location but harmonious. In the kitchen there are only fresh ingredients coming from the territory, sometimes combined in a curious way but always carefully highlighting tastes. A “from sea” menu and a “of heart” menu propose a collection of flavors from starters to desserts, matched with great wine. Indeed in the a la carte menu the typical dishes are revalued rearrenging them to the modern tastes that are always looking for unique flavors. So there are, in addition to meat and fish, snails, foie gras, sweetbreads and pheasant casoncelli. Desserts combine fruit and cream without being banal and they are matched with a rich dessert wine list. There is also a wine cellar furnished with Spumante, Champagne, red and white wine coming from all over Italy. For information and booking, Frosio ristoranti website is available. Bergamo restaurant: quality and tasting cookery since 1910 at the Frosios’ Posta Coffee Restaurant Caffè Ristorante Posta di Frosio via Vittorio Veneto, 169 Sant’Omobono Terme (Bergamo) Tel. +39 035 851134...

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Bergamo Restaurant: family tradition at Frosio restaurant
Jan10

Bergamo Restaurant: family tradition at Frosio restaurant

The name of the restaurant is the same of the family that manages it: Frosio. The place is set in a beautiful mansion of the Eighteenth century, but inside furnitures are modern, plain and polished, taking attention of details and of aesthetics. The four rooms of the mansion, each of them with fireplace, greet guests for a business lunch or a dinner, whereas during good weather, the backyard offers its shade for pleasant evenings. The Frosio restaurant offers tasting menus, one of fish and one of mushrooms and truffles, in which wine and used ingredients are matched by Paolo and Camillo, the managers of the restaurant. Two dishes of the day, dessert, wine, water and coffee compose the gourmet business lunch. The menu is rich of dishes made with natural ingredients of the territory added with a bit of flair. Starters, first and main courses of fish and meat, game and crudités, revisited and valued potlucks, typical dishes of Bergamo cooked in a modern way: this is the cookery at Frosio restaurant. Great consideration on desserts and sweets, completely home made following the accurate art of pastry, to be matched with selected dessert wine. A wine cellar has been built inside the tower of the Thirteenth century that is above the mansion. Its wine come from great part of Italy, France, Germany and Austria. The fan of wine Camillo will help you to choose the suitable bottle of wine for your meal. Further information and booking are available on Frosio Ristoranti website. Bergamo restaurant: fine and tasty food in a well-finished setting managed by the Frosios. Frosio Ristorante Piazza Lemine, 1 Almè (Bergamo) Tel. +39 035 541633...

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Pizzeria Restaurant Bergamo: Ivan in Grone
Jan10

Pizzeria Restaurant Bergamo: Ivan in Grone

The Ivan restaurant in Grone, a country about half an hour far from Bergamo, strikes for its vast spaces, perfect for cerimonies and banquets. Since 1962 typical dishes of Bergamo have been cooked and offered, made with the best ingredients. The chef’s proposals change following the seasons and it is also possible to ask for custom menus. In the menu you can find cansoncelli, pumpkin ravioli and herbal tagliatelle, main dishes with meat and fish and also game, the very speciality. Moreover classical side dishes, home made desserts and fruit salads. The wine list is well equipped so as to create combination with the dishes of the menu. A tasty pizza is also available, made in a natural manner and cooked in a wood oven. Further information on Pizzeria Ristoante Ivan website. Pizzeria restaurant Bergamo: at Ivan in Grone the traditional cookery of Bergamo. Ristorante Pizzeria Ivan via Nazionale, 1 Vigano San Martino (Bg) Tel. +39 035 820513...

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Pasticceria Bergamo: in San Pellegrino, the famous Bigio Bakery
Jan10

Pasticceria Bergamo: in San Pellegrino, the famous Bigio Bakery

Known all over the territory of Bergamo for its biscuits, the Bigio bakery and coffee bar greets its guests in an atmosphere still of the early Twentieth century. An elegant location enriched by the veranda that overlooks the tree-lined avenue of San Pellegrino, perfect for a good coffee, a hot drink or a pleasant aperitif. The product of the bakery are the real gem: typical half-moon shape vanilla buiscuits of “Giupì”, the mask of Bergamo, packed in coloured and old-style confections. Not only biscuits, but also sweets and desserts of all kind: pastries, desserts with cream and fruit, all home made and produced in the workshop of Bigio, using fresh ingredients only to offer the best delicacies. Pasticceria Bergamo: the sweets not to be missed are at Bigio Bakery in San Pellegrino. Pasticceria Caffetteria Bigio via Papa Giovanni XXIII, 57 San Pellegrino (BG) Tel. +39 035 21687 –...

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Hotel Restaurant Bergamo: Bigio in San Pellegrino
Jan09

Hotel Restaurant Bergamo: Bigio in San Pellegrino

The idea about extending the famous Milesis‘ pastry shop was born during the ‘70s and thus the Bigio Hotel was built. The hotel is in the full city center of San Pellegrino Terme, it has single and double rooms, some in modern style, others with retro charm of the beginning of the Twentieth Century, all with private bathroom and telephone. The wide spaces of the reception and of the garden are suitable for guests welcoming and also for their relax, whereas a spacious convention hall for business meeting is available and it can hosts about 100 people. At the Bigio Hotel you can choose among half board and full board thanks to the Ca’ Bigio restaurant. The restaurant room is very comfortable and warm because of the wooden structure and from the windows overlooking the backyard you can enjoy a nice view of the Casino. The typical dishes of Bergamo are offered at Ca’ Bigio and they are carefully cooked by the chefs. The used quality ingredients are treated in order to keep their original taste intense and to keep the traditional cookery line. First and main dishes, both of meat and fish, are made and shown with care and the delicious desserts are totally home made. Moreoever a tasting menu with sea foods and one with “earth” product are available. Every course can be matched with a wine bottle: the wine list is rich – sparkling, white and red wine, dessert wine – from all over Italy. The Bigio Hotelis in San Pellegrino Terme, famous for its water and for the Art Nouveau, 24 km far from Bergamo in Brembana Valley at the foot of the Orobie Alps. This area is full of nature and of interesting places, which you can discover with the help of SmarTrippin, the touristic app for smartphone and tablet that Bigio supplies. Hotel Restaurant Bergamo: in San Pellegrino, the welcome of the Bigio Hotel and the flavors of its restaurant. Albergo Bigio – Ca’ Bigio via Papa Giovanni XXIII, 60 San Pellegrino (BG) Tel. +39 0345 21058 – 21038 – 21687 –...

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Pizzeria Bergamo: Pizzeria Capri Trattoria Da Nasti
Jan08

Pizzeria Bergamo: Pizzeria Capri Trattoria Da Nasti

For those who are looking for the real Neapolitan pizza in Bergamo and loves strange tastes, the exact place is the Pizzeria Capri Trattoria da Nasti. The Nasti family comes from Tramonti, in the province of Salerno, and during the ’60s it moved to Busto Arsizio first and then to Bergamo in order to start the traditional Neapolitan job: the pizzeria. From that time this family of pizza chef makes pizza with mill-ground flour, natural rising using yeast base and very fresh ingredients. But overall is the variety of ingredients that make the restaurant of Guinness World Record: indeed there are about 250 pizzas on menu. Not only classical pizzas, but also the ones with typical ingredients of Bergamo, the dessert ones with chocolate cream and also the five grains ones. There are also traditional Mediterranean dishes, starters, first and main courses, desserts, all home made and made with natural and prime products. There about 40 wine label and a wide selection of draft beer to accompany the fragrant pizza. Pay attention to the offers: 15% discount on metro pizza on thursday evening and 15% discount on whole pizza on wednesday evening. Further information is available on Da Nasti website. Pizzeria Bergamo: Da Nasti, a fragrant and savoury pizza with a unique flavour and for every kind of taste. Pizzeria Capri Trattoria “da Nasti” via Zambonate, 25 Bergamo Tel. +39 035 247911...

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Bergamo Restaurant: 30 years of tradition at Gennaro e Pia
Jan08

Bergamo Restaurant: 30 years of tradition at Gennaro e Pia

More than 30 years of experience in gastronomy make the Gennaro e Pia restaurant one of the most appreciated place of Bergamo. What Gennaro and Pia count on are the ingredients, personally choosen with care so as to be always fresh and tasty, and the respect of the traditional recipes, both local and form their home place. Therefore some mediterranean dishes are offered, fresh fish, home made pasta and bread, meat, fresh and cooked vegetables. Wide is the wine list with Italian and international wine that staff helps you to match with the dishes you choose. Don’t forget pizza, made with the traditional Neapolitan dough with natural yeast, fresh ingredients and cooked in a wood oven. Further information and photogallery are available on Gennaro e Pia website. Bergamo restaurant: pizza and mediterranean cookery since 30 years at Gennaro e Pia restaurant.   Ristorante Pizzeria Gennaro e Pia via Borgo Palazzo 41/B Bergamo Tel. +39 035 242513...

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Bergamo restaurants: Locanda dell’Annunciata at Palazzago
Dec19

Bergamo restaurants: Locanda dell’Annunciata at Palazzago

Not far from the city of Bergamo, at Palazzago, an old bourgeois field house has become a lovely place where eating excellent dishes. The house was already an eating place during the ’20s and recently two friends, brought together by the passion for food and hospitality, have decided to turn it back on giving life to the Locanda dell’Annunciata. The facility is set in a green garden and its outside walls are covered with ivy. The interiori is furnished with vintage furniture: tables, closets, chairs, objects hung on the walls, everything remeber one-time houses and tradition. The exposed brick cellar with vaulted ciling make the wine cellar a charming place. The restaurant is well finished in details and the seasonal menu is a proof. From starter to dessert, indeed, the chef uses seasonal and natural products, giving attention to traditional receips, but also giving a modern and innovative touch to dishes. So minestrone should be on the menu, but made with ten different pulses and red cabbage, otherwise a veal filet, but with smoked ham, yogurt and crunchy leek. The wine cellare, besides being a beautiful place, is well supplied with red, white and rosè wine, spumante, dessert wine and handcraft beer so as to have an ample range of combinations between drink and food. Theme events are often planned in order to be familiar with peculiar food and to taste them. Nearby there are: Abbey of Pontida and San Tomè church for those who are art lovers, Albenza Golf Club for sport people. Menu, photogallery and further information are available on Locanda dell’Annunciata website. Bergamo restaurants: the classic is revisited at the Locanda dell’Annunciata. Ristorante Locanda dell’Annunciata via Annunciata, 20 Palazzago (Bg) Tel. +39 035 551099 Cell. +39 348 4427426...

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Bergamo Restaurants: Il Pianone, its panorama and its cookery
Dec18

Bergamo Restaurants: Il Pianone, its panorama and its cookery

An old manor which later became a inn and eating place, it is nowadays one of the most elegant restaurant of Bergamo, both for cookery and setting. We are talking of Il Pianone, managed by the Panattoni family that take care of the culinary part but also the appearance of the place, over all regarding the garden with magnificent flowers. The position of the facilities is unique, indeed it is set on a flat hill of the Upper City, toward via Castagneta, that overlooks the valley and offers a beautiful view to the guests that take a seat on the terrace, completly sorrounded by glass walls, and into the blooming garden. In the kitchen Tuscan and Bergamo tastes are matched, so as a juicy T-bone is offered, but also traditional casoncelli, polenta, fish cooked in a simple manner in order to safe its fresh flavor and delicious hand made dessert. Theme and seasonal menu are interesting too in order to value local and seasonal products fully enjoying their taste. The wine cellar is the perfect place for aperitif and tasting and where local and national wine from Alto Adige, Tuscany, Sicily and more are avilable. The wide spaces of the restaurant allow to plan business lunches, meetings, feasts and cerimonies, in a pleasent place with a carefully staff. To discover curiosity about past events of the restaurant, its menu and further information it is possible to visit Il pianone website. Bergamo restaurants: elegance and panoramic view at Il Pianone Ristorante Il Pianone via al Pianone, 21 Città Alta Bergamo Tel. +39 035 216016...

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