Artigiano in Fiera, Places where to eat


From December 3rd to the 11th, the usual appointment with the Most Important International Event Devoted to the Craftsmanship of the World is back again, and this year brings big news in the food section, one of its major points of attraction. The result is a top-level culinary offer, with 42 restaurants, 15 “Small Squares of Taste” (spaces dedicated to street food) and 5 Bistros, from all around the world. From classic Italian dishes sorted by region, to very specific specialties such as Australian crocodile meat, from refined French cuisine to the spicy dishes of the Far East, from the famous South American meat to African delights and much more. Italian Traditions has selected, in preview, for you some of the restaurants which you’ll find at the big event. To see the full list with their menu, you can display it here. Are you already having mouth water? 

Pita Gyros “The true greek flavor” (Europe)

A touch of Greek cuisine in Hall 7. The real greek taste offers typical Greek street food. Undisputed Prince, is the Pita Gyros, the typical greek sandwich very similar to turkish kebab, made with cooked pork meat on skewers with various spices. The pieces of meat are placed in the Pita, the typical bread of the Mediterranean region and of the Middle East. Everything is then flavored with tzatziki sauce, that is made with yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, salt and olive oil. Average cost: 10 €

El Rincon de España (Europe)

A star amongst the restaurants of the Artisan Fair since 2010, El Rincon de España (Hall 7) brings the real, unique and inimitable flavors of Spain directly to Milan. While, amongst  Flamenco shows and listening to the exciting Spanish music, visitors can taste the original Catalan paella, cooked in the typical round iron cookware. But not only. Don’t forget to taste tapas, including the famous patatas bravas, pata negra and excellent sangria, ideal for cooling off after the tour of the exhibition halls. Average cost: 15 €

Fogo Na Brasa (Europe)

A real churrascaria: the meat rodizio is served by professional Brazilian waiters, with the typical churrasco swords. In addition to the canonical buffet of various Brazilian delicacies, including the famous fejoada, Churrasco consists of 7 different kinds of meat, arriving in rotation, as tradition wants. And to drink? At Fogo Na Brasa you can choose from a selection of wines and excellent caipirinha, the typical Brazilian cocktail made with lime and cachaça. Average cost: 20-25

Ceylon - Sri Lankan cuisine (Asia)

For all the Asian food lovers, at Restaurant Ceylon (Hall 10) you can taste the typicality of Sri Lanka. Starting with appetizers of the South Asian tradition: from Vadai, a spiced savory donut, made with flour, soy and various spices, to Pakora, an appetizer consisting of fried vegetables in batter. As first courses, impossible not to mention Masala Dosa, pancakes made from flour, lentils and rice, stuffed with vegetables and spices, and also the Cottu Roti, an Indian bread fried with meat, vegetables and spices. Who wants, instead, a more "familiar" flavor, can throw himself on fried chicken or curry. Average cost: 15

Vegetalis (Asia)

Restaurant Vegetalis (Hall 10) is the ideal solution for those who love vegan and vegetarian cuisine. Based on Asian dishes, especially Thai and Indian, it includes dishes made with 100% organic ingredients. Amongst the specialties that can be tasted, we point out rice with Indian curry and a mixed plate called “ayurvedico”, a type of vegetarian cuisine – typically Indian – that uses substances such as: ghee (a special variety of butter), ginger, coriander, curry, yogurt, gram and semolina flours, plus many other ingredients.