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

Venaria Reale Main culinary features of the region are chocolate, fine wine and white truffles, which are the most expensive and rare mushrooms in the world. Truffles attract numerous gourmets to this region; this rare delicacy can safely be called a culinary symbol of Piemonte. White truffles grow underground, and their harvesting is a real art. Specially trained dogs help to find the coveted mushroom delicacy that would then be sold for big money.
1. Despite the fact that Piemonte differs with magnificent climate and a huge choice of entertainment options, much of the travelers prefer to visit the region in winter; most tourists visit … Open
Every year, white truffle auction takes place in Alba; the price per kilo can reach 2,000 dollars. The auction starts in early October and usually lasts for more than a month; this period is a season for mushrooms.
Piemonte is home to popular varieties of wine, including red Barbaresco and Barolo; they are among the best in the country. Fans of sparkling wines have to taste Asti Spumante and Moscato d'Asti; they are produced following old recipes with a strict adherence to the technology. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Piemonte is one of the largest regions in Italy; the province is home to about 4.5 million people. The province covers a vast area from the Apennines to foothill areas of the Alps, … Open
The most popular treat to complement wine is cheese. Piemonte produces several popular varieties that are famous worldwide. Castelmagno cheese is good for stiff wine; local cheesemakers have begun making it in the 13th century. This kind of cheese is made of cow's milk and has a rather pungent spicy taste. Gorgonzola is also produced in Piemonte; former’s palatability is directly dependent on the time of ageing.
Lago Baranca Typical national food offered by all the local restaurants is agnolotti. This dish resembles ravioli with its appearance; agnolotti are cooked with a variety of fillings, including meat, ricotta, spinach and other vegetables. Fans of meat treats would like Brasato al Barolo. It is an impressive piece of meat on the bone stewed in red Barolo wine for several hours; the taste of the dish turns truly unique. Bollito misto alla Piemontese is another meat delicacy that consists of 3-7 varieties of cooked meat with an addition of very interesting components. Vegetarians won’t bored too, as they will enjoy gnocchi di patate alla piemontese. These delicious potato dumplings are usually served with cheese sauce.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Piedmont and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Piedmont
♥   Restaurant 'Locanda del Lupo' Rivoli. Type - Piedmontese. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Combal.zero' RIVOLI. Type - Creative. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Format' Orbassano. Type - Modern cuisine|Country. 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Spazio 7' Torino. Type - Modern cuisine. 10.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'KIDO-ism' Torino. Type - Asian influences. 11.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Piano 35' Torino. Type - Modern cuisine|Regional cuisine. 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Piazza dei Mestieri' Torino. Type - Regional cuisine. 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Al Gatto Nero' TORINO. Type - Classic cuisine. 12.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Vicina-Eataly Lingotto' TORINO. Type - Piedmontese. 12.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Taverna delle Rose' TORINO. Type - Italian. 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Piedmont

Face Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
With a view to the fact that the landscape changes during the descent frequently and fundamentally, it is no wonder why the 'Face' slopes are used by countless extreme sports enthusiasts. 'Face' and the other nearby 'black' ski slopes are a permanent training place of many well-known athletes. Here began Jean-Claude Killy - the triple Olympic world champion to train. To his credit was called one of the ski slopes (L'Espace Killy). … Read further

Live House in Turin

From the series “Unique Living Houses”
The very design of the building is also quite unique. It has an asymmetrical shape, and below you will notice unusual props that resemble roots. The facade is decorated with wooden shingles, which also make the buildings look natural and quite striking. You can admire the house for ages. Some compositions feature impressive scale. The height of the largest is 8 meters. … Read further
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05.08.2021

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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Piedmont

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Piedmont (Italy) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Piedmont restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Piedmont, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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