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Food scene in Metropolitan City of Milan

Gourmet Shop
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“The largest Italian food and wine grocery store in the world, where you can buy, eat and study high-quality of food and drink.”
  • 219 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Trendy place, basically just a canal where people sit with their drinks and look at the water. There are swans.”
  • 223 locals recommend
Bistro
“Apart from the museum, this is a street full of life , surrounded by fashion stores and cafés”
  • 87 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Iconic jazz club, less than 500 meters away it's a very popular spot so tickets must be bought in advance ! ”
  • 151 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Typical English-style pub with wood-paneled walls and various objects, specializing in craft beers.”
  • 126 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“The district takes its name both from some areas that bordered old farmhouses in the area - called "isole" - and from the actual isolation of its urban context, almost disconnected from the rest of the city. It developed at the end of the nineteenth century following the creation of the Turin to Venice railway line that interrupted the continuity of the ancient via Comasina between the current corso Como, south of the railway, and via Borsieri, around which the entire area grew. Since then this unique isolation has enabled the district to maintain its specific identity, fostered by an efficacious mix of residential buildings and workshops, which, together with the spread of cultural associations, clubs and meeting areas, make it one of the liveliest areas in Milan. Within the district, consisting mainly of traditional courtyard houses with balconies, there are numerous Art Nouveau buildings and some interesting examples of Milanese rationalism like the Ghiringhelli, Toninello and Rustici-Comolli houses, built in the thirties by Pietro Lingeri and Giuseppe Terragni. In Piazzale Lagosta stands one of the most elegant tenement blocks in the city (1924-25): in the courtyard, on the site of the ancient Mojazza cemetery, lies a plaque commemorating the small grave, near a mass grave, in which the poet Giuseppe Parini was buried. The new urban renovation of the Garibaldi-Repubblica area, with a vast structure of green spaces and pedestrian areas, has finally linked Isola to the rest of the city. The northern access point to the city, Porta Garibaldi is located in the centre of Piazza XXV Aprile and was built by the architect Giacomo Moraglia between 1826 and 1828. The current neoclassical arch, originally dedicated to Francis I of Austria to commemorate his visit to Milan in 1825, was later named after Giuseppe Garibaldi to mark his victory against the Austrians at San Fermo (1859). In recent years the axis that comprises corso Garibaldi, Piazza XXV Aprile and corso Como has undergone a lot of gentrification with the opening of numerous bars, shops and clubs and is now one of the main hubs of Milan's hectic nightlife.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The very best of Isola Area. Situated in a post industrial structure, offers biologic food, great music, good beer and great cocktails”
  • 89 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Pizzeria Spontini first saw the light in Milan in 1953. Today, Pizzeria Spontini is a business enterprise. Spontini arrived even to Tokyo. You must try it!”
  • 77 locals recommend
Bakery
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“the best "panzerotti" in Milano! Delicious yet cheap street gastronomy food - a must”
  • 78 locals recommend
Café
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“You'll probably find these acquired taste but this ice cream is a real experience. It is not a chain and the owner is a pastry chef.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Trendy local Bar with aperitivo and cocktail. A good place to hang out at night, close from Corso Como area where you can finish the night in a club and other bars. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Best cocktail in town. It’s always very busy, breath 5 minutes then enjoy your drinks. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Wine Shop
“The oldest and most typical wine shop in town! Go there for a glass of wine late afternoon, you will love it”
  • 80 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Ceresio 7 is a place open all day long, from the morning with the pools and the Lunch on the open air terrace till the sunset with the typical Aperitivo at the American Bar. The international classic drinks and the "italian twist" home made bitters and herb infusion and old time classics. The Bar features two lounges, whereof a smoking room, and poolside tables and cabanas.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“I went into this restaurant and the first thing that struck me was the setting in perfect and authentic Japanese style. The dishes are great and abundant, the very varied choice, the fresh fresh fish. The slightly high prices are fully justified by the quality of the dishes. Recommended.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“A very uncommon disco, built on an old italian church which was deconsacrated.”
  • 58 locals recommend