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Cuisine of Lombardy for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

loggia del bramante (milano) Lombardy is the economic, cultural and gastronomic landmark of the country. Even discerning palates would be fond of the local cuisine. The region is located in the Po Plain, often called ‘the granary of Italy,’ as local meadows are ideal for cultivation of vegetables and grazing.
Lombardy is famous for its natural attractions; there are several large rivers and beautiful lakes in the region. The unique nature of Lombardy has made it the ​​world-famous center of … Open
Meat and dairy products occupy one of the main places in the national cuisine. Lombardy produces excellent butter and cheese and some varieties won’t be found in any other country in the world. The Po Plain has remained the main supplier of grain crops for many years; wheat, rice and corn are grown there.
Travelers who will visit in Milan have to taste branded risotto with saffron in local restaurants. Polenta is also a typical national food; it is cooked of fine corn flour and served with a variety of toppings. Copyright
Milan is the administrative and cultural capital of the region. It has been a permanent venue for major events of world importance for many years. The cultural life of the city is fertile … Open
The local cuisine would impress with meat dishes, as meat in Lombardy is incredibly tasty and very hearty. The most recognizable among them are cazuela and ossobuco, meat stewed in wine with addition of various spices. Italian cuisine can’t be imagined without pasta. Lombardy is no exception; it offers a variety of interesting regional dishes. Locals prefer pasta with filling, tortellini and ravioli. Pasta can be stuffed with boiled vegetables and minced or soft cheese; every restaurant cooks pasta following interesting original recipes.
Milan Cathedral from Piazza del Duomo All the dishes are generously flavored with spices that allow emphasizing the taste of products. It is believed that gremolata was used for the first time in Lombardy; the former is a special kind of spice with a mixture of garlic, lemon zest and parsley. Lombardian wines are well known to connoisseurs of high-quality drinks from many countries. Pavese and Franciacorta are considered to be the most popular. Fans of short drinks would like Campari and Amaretto liquors, which are also produced in Lombardy.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Lombardy
♥   Restaurant 'Alessandro Cappotto in Villa Calini' Coccaglio. Type - Modern cuisine. 12 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Da Nadia' CASTREZZATO. Type - Seafood. 12.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria della Villetta' PALAZZOLO SULL’OGLIO. Type - Lombardian. 14.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cappuccini Cucina San Francesco' COLOGNE. Type - Creative. 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Corte' PALAZZOLO SULL’OGLIO. Type - Lombardian. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Locanda di Mare - Burro & Alici' Erbusco. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 16.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Giordano' CAVERNAGO. Type - Classic cuisine. 16.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'LeoneFelice' ERBUSCO. Type - Modern cuisine. 16.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Vino Buono' Grumello del Monte. Type - Regional cuisine. 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Botero' Crema. Type - Seafood. 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Lombardy and surroundings

Unique sights around Lombardy

Crespi d Adda

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Nowadays the old village attracts people who like architecture. There was saving a family palace of Crespi in neogothic style. Other beautiful buildings are the Crespi d'Adda church, workers’ houses. Nothing has changed for about a hundred years. If you want to become engrossed in the past, walk in this old village. Now it is quite hard to imagine that earlier this area was one of the most technically equipped in Europe. There was a modern lighting system and even a good-working aqueduct. … Read further

Duomo di Milano

From the series “15 Unofficial Man-Made Wonders of the World”
The cathedral is so great that it can accommodate up to 40 000 people. About 3 400 beautiful statues decorate a hall. The main symbol and the gem is the golden statue of Madonna, the patron saint of Milan. Paintings on walls and a ceiling of the cathedral require special attention. Some of them were created by the outstanding artist, Simone da Orsenigo. The roof of the cathedral has the great viewing platform that offers a spectacular view of the historic streets of Milan. … Read further
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Lombardy

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