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"You can easily imagine our surprise when Ariel Sharon, who at that time was undoubtedly one of the most powerful men in the world, asked about a restaurant in Milan, the" Rigolo "which is located in Largo Treves, a stone's throw from via Solferino, where Corriere della Sera is based. “I've been there a couple of times, when I was a minister, and I've never forgotten the excellent quality of the food”, was the debut that made us smile.

Meeting with Ferruccio de Bortoli and Antonio Ferrari quoted in “Altalena. Voices without filter ”by Antonio Ferrari, preface by Sergio Romano

A room where you can read, write, tell stories of people between food and wine.

Seats: from 40 to 50

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The quotations from Rigolo

Recommended books

There are books that, through food and wine, tell of stories of men and women, of loves, passions, disappointments, encounters and countries.

We have selected a few here that you can find to browse in the Rigolettore room.

  • The secret ingredients of Nicolas Barreau's love

  • The words of the land by Luigi Veronelli and Pablo Echaurren

  • Wine with wine by Mario Soldati

  • Kamila Shamsie salt and saffron

  • Italian potato eaters by David Gentilcore

  • At the tip of Bee Wilson's fork

  • Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

  • The talent of the cook by Martin Suter

  • The wine and the divine by Jean Robert Pitte

  • Amy Bratley's Love, Sugar and Cinnamon

  • Alice Toklas's Baudelaire biscuits

  • Something I've never cooked before by Maryline Desbiolles

  • Sentimental Biography of the Oyster by Mary K. Fisher

  • Chocolat by Joanne Harris

  • The hunger of women by Marosia Castaldi

  • Newton's Chicken by Massimiano Bucchi

  • The taster of Giuseppina Torregrossa

  • It all starts and ends at Benjamin Alire Saenz's Kentucky club

  • Sweet as Laura Esquivel's chocolate

  • The Tenderest Part of Ruth Reichl

  • A drizzle of Simonetta Agnello Hornby's oil

  • The Pedant in the Kitchen by Julian Barnes

  • Ford Jamie's Forbidden Ginger Taste

  • Gabriella carnation and cinnamon by Jorge Amado

Have you read a book about food and wine and would you like to tell us about it?

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