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Restaurant La Fattoria, Walldorf (bei Frankfurt)

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Das Ristorante La Fattoria geniesst im Rhein-Main-Gebiet trotz einer menge Stammkunden wohl immer noch Geheimtipp-Status, was wohl auch daran liegt, dass es etwa 20 km ausserhalb der frankfurter City liegt – ungewöhnlich versteckt inmitten eines Wohngebiets im beschaulischen Walldorf.

Für uns jedoch ist die Fattoria schon lange ein besonderes Restaurant, da es schlicht und einfach unser Lieblings-Italiener ist, was wiederum nicht nur der geografischen Nähe geschuldet ist. Read the rest of this entry »

Barolo: a wine like a red cloud – 2005 Cannubi, Burlotto

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Most of the times I had Barolo, they were older bottles of average origin, thus dispersing all the generic perfume of leaves on a forest floor with mushrooms and some rather absent fruit. I would lie if I wouldn’t say that, even though those wines were perfectly ok to drink and had beautiful labels, I was slightly disappointed or somewhat bored. Read the rest of this entry »

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