Food & Drink
You can tell it’s nearly Christmas when you find yourself eyeing up a mince pie Bao at Little Bao Boys; tucking into a sprout bhaji at Bundobust or wondering what festive flavour kebab I Am Doner will bring out this year. That’s right, it’s the season of good food when restaurants, indies and everybody with a pan gets the chance to really push the boat out and serve up a seasonal surprise or two.
When it comes to the art of fine dining, the Italians certainly know a thing or two about serving up a formidable feast and it’s no surprise that some of their top restaurants are regularly voted the best in Europe.
Here we pull up a chair at five of the country’s best-loved Michelin-starred establishments we can highly recommend on your next visit.
Simon Fogal raises a glass to the food scene in Leeds with a round-up of the latest gastronomic haunts, cafés and bars we think are well worth a visit.
So, without further ado and to get you in the mood for some dolce vita, here are the top six Italian towns you should definitely be sticking on your bucket list.