Food & Drinks in Turin

Sapori di Tassinari

This neighbourhood pasta shop and rosticceria (delicatessan) has been run with love by Maurizio and Iva for thirty years. Choose from the brimming window of prepared dishes sold by weight that include roast salmon, …
Chocolate in Turin

Guido Gobino

Relative newcomer Guido Gobino's extreme attention to detail, flair and innovation have made him Turin's favourite chocolatier. Have a box of his tiny tile-like ganache chocolates made to order: highly evocative fla…
Market in Turin


This sprawling flea market has brought street merchants to the north of Porta Palazzo for over 150 years. It's both fascinating and overwhelming, but can turn up some spendid vintage finds for the persistant and sha…
Food & Drinks in Turin

Eataly Torino Lingotto

The global Slow Food phenomena began here in Lingotto. Set in a vast converted factory, the Eataly mothership houses a staggering array of sustainable food and drink, along with kitchenware and cook books. Specialis…
Arts & Crafts in Turin

Laboratorio Zanzara

A delightfully eccentric collection of handmade objects, light fittings, posters and calendars fill this bright shop, which is run as a non-profit cooperative, employing people with intellectual disabilities. It's a…
Chocolate in Turin


Creator of Dolci Momenti a Torino (Sweet Moments in Turin) and grappini (chocolates filled with grappa), Peyrano has been in operation since 1912. After changing hands in 2002, it went under during the recent econom…
Fashion & Accessories in Turin

San Carlo dal 1973

This Torinese fashion institution – the city's first 'concept store' – stocks a tightly curated selection of Italian and European high fashion, along with a selection of perfumes and candles. It's Turin at its most …
Books in Turin

Libreria Luxemburg

This dark, rambling Anglophone bookshop is well stocked with literary fiction, light reading, international magazines and a full stash of travel guides, including Lonely Planet. They also carry British newspapers.