Espresso, granita and aperitivo: the rebirth of Piazza Aldrovandi (with some “however”)

It’s no mystery that I live very close to Piazza Aldrovandi and that this piazza that-isn’t-actually-a-piazza is one of my favorite spots to hang. I celebrated my last birthday at Ripasso, I love buying cute little plants at Verde Oliva and I begin (very early) these hot summer days with breakfast at Sartoria Gastronomica with … More Espresso, granita and aperitivo: the rebirth of Piazza Aldrovandi (with some “however”)

5 truly unmissable movies to watch on Piazza Maggiore (or at Lunetta Gamberini)

It is indeed that time of the year when I live like a vampire, hidden in a secluded, refrigerated shadow, and all my friends will hear from me is complaints about the heat the the mysterious composition of my body, which is unable to stand still over 30 degrees. But luckily it is also that … More 5 truly unmissable movies to watch on Piazza Maggiore (or at Lunetta Gamberini)

Food from your holidays and where to find it in Bologna

Unless you are one of the lucky (and frowned upon) people who left Red Zone Bologna to hop on a plane and enjoy an Easter break abroad, chances are it’s been a while since you enjoyed your latest trip. And you are probably feeling nostalgic of the view, the air and the flavours of your … More Food from your holidays and where to find it in Bologna

In bloom! Take a walk on these flowery hotspots in Bologna

It’s spring, no matter what colour our «Zone » is. And even though these are not simple times, there is still plenty of beauty around town. Especially now that new colours are blossoming here and there. So here’s a list of where to go (often for free and always with full permission) to get yourself a … More In bloom! Take a walk on these flowery hotspots in Bologna

Breakfast with comedy: La Cineteca di Bologna’s matinées are back with a sumptuous program

It was about time to re-establish some sweet autumn rituals and what’s better than a witty, stylish, glamorous comedy from the Thirties and Forties served with quality coffee on a Sunday morning? La Cineteca di Bologna has re-launched its trademark Sundays Matinées in collaboration with Forno Brisa (started 3 years ago, they had been interrupted … More Breakfast with comedy: La Cineteca di Bologna’s matinées are back with a sumptuous program

My black and white feast, or why I love Il Cinema Ritrovato

Ce n’est pas deguelasse, pas at all. I’d start with this misquote from A bout de souffle, one of the most popular movies presented on Piazza Maggiore, to introduce the current edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato. Yes, it it happening. The mad situation of this 2020 obviously erased most cultural events all around the world … More My black and white feast, or why I love Il Cinema Ritrovato