Trattoria degli Orti
Behind striking Renaissance-revival black-and-white walls, Milan’s wealthy have kept their dynastic ambitions alive long after death...
This popular bar shares owners with Roialto. It’s smaller and starker than Roialto (though still huge by any other standards), but bears...
La Cantina di Manuela
This Sempione branch of the well-known enoteca chain has a lovely light dining room and charming staff. (Also at Via Carlo Poerio 3.)
Via Monviso 13 · interesting places nearby
Trattoria degli Orti information
The menu is just a formality; dishes come along without prior consultation. Get ready for platters of gratined mussels, sardines in saôr (a sweet-and-sour onion jam), whitebait fritters, anchovy-stuffed zucchini flowers, homemade fish ravioli and crispy fried octopus. The lunchtime crowd of silver-haired, ties-off businessmen don’t seem in the usual hurry to get back to work; the kitchen might have one more surprise in store.