Food & Wine at Lake Como

Food & Wine Experiences

Can I call wine and cheese a hobby? Experience a food tour on Lake Como or join in on a cooking class or wine tasting.  Read here about my discoveries of restaurants, the specialties and traditions of Lake Como cuisine.

Visit Valtellina Wine Country in Style

A look into the Lombardy wine region of Valtellina wine country Today I am going on the Lake Como Food ...
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5 Cheeses to Try at Lake Como

Italian cuisine is famous for pasta, wine, olive oil and knee-bending desserts and pastries. The Mediterranean diet has been adopted around ...
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Bottega del Maiale

I'm supposed to be doing my morning jog but I got distracted by the rich, colorful window of local delecacies ...
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Irish Pubs & Gastropubs in Lecco

As a native New Yorker and of Irish heritage, St. Patrick's Day has always evoked nostalgia and special memories. My ...
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Fol Gourmet Popcorn

Feeling nostalgic One of my favorite snacks as a kid was Cracker Jacks, caramel coated popcorn with peanuts. Guess what..I ...
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Da Ceko Il Pescatore Fish Deli (Lecco)

Just past the Isola Viscontea and the Il Ponte Viscontea bridge, is the neighborhood Pescarenico, the old fisherman's village. The antique ...
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Best Restaurants on Lake Como

We are on a mission to find the best restaurants here on Lake Como, Italy. There are so many restaurants with waterfront dining and beautiful views. Whether you are looking for a romantic, Michelin star or a cozy caffè for lunch, we are on the lookout! Search by town.

Imbarcadero Lecco Ferry & Cafè (Lecco)

Imbarcadero Lecco is the Lecco ferry station where ferries going to Varenna and Bellagio depart from. Located at Lungolario Cesare Battisti, ...
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La Goletta (Bellagio)

Overlooking the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni outdoor swimming pool and the crystalline waters of Lake Como, La Goletta offers a ...
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Da Ceko Il Pescatore Fish Deli (Lecco)

Just past the Isola Viscontea and the Il Ponte Viscontea bridge, is the neighborhood Pescarenico, the old fisherman's village. The antique ...
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Artisan Beer & Burgers Herba Monstrum (Galbiate)

Located just across the old bridge Ponte Azzone Visconti Lecco, under the train overpass, you'll find Herba Monstrum. Herba Monstrum ...
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Tabula Rosa (Lecco)

Tabula Rosa, restaurant, and pizzeria newly managed by the HLL Hotel Lungo Lago in Lecco on the eastern branch of Lake Como ...
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Lek Restaurant (Lecco)

L'ek is dialect for Lake and is the new bistro in Piazza XX Settembre under the eastern portico. It's small ...
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Traditional Tastes at Crotto Quartino (Piuro)

Discovering Pizzoccheri Chiavennaschi in Valchievenna-Valtellina, Lombardy If you have read any of my previous posts about Pizzocchieri, you’ll know that ...
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Osteria La Barrique (Lecco)

Courtside dining Osteria La Barrique is the clubhouse cafe and restaurant of the Lecco Tennis Club In spring and summer ...
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Terrazza Restaurant at Hotel Villa Giulia (Valmadrera )

Overlooking Lake Como from the Valmadrera shore is the Villa Giulia Hotel and Restaurant. Known for it's spectacular view of the lake, ...
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Le Case dei Baff in Valtellina (Ardenno)

If you have read my previous posts, then you will know we have a fondness for pizzoccheri and Valtellinese wines! We ...
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Hambu Hamburger Restaurant (Lecco)

New hamburger place along the lake. Good, quality meat and friendly service. Vegetarian choices are also available.They pride themselves in being ...
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Restaurant at Canotieri Rowing Club (Lecco)

This is by far the best view of the lake and one of the most relaxing places for a meal ...
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Ristorante Giardino (Lecco)

Although Il Giardino is not in the center of town, it is well worth the taxi ride or 25 minute walk ...
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The Crotasc Food & Wine from Valtellina (Mese)

Ok, there is no dispute. Italian food is the best. Everyone has heard of spaghetti, melanzane alla parmigiana, and lasagne, but have ...
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