Four Seasons Milan Concierge Tweets His Secrets
Four Seasons Hotel Milano Chef Concierge Leonardo Bruscagin shares what he's discovered to be the best of his city.
Updated September 19—Known as Italy’s fashion and business capital, Milan’s modern spirit is stylishly juxtaposed with the undeniable charm of historic cobblestone streets and postcard-worthy piazzas. If you’re wondering where you should go to find the most innovative Italian cuisine, best museums, or where to go to see and be seen during this month’s fashion week, then you’re in luck. On Monday, September 17, @FourSeasons hosted another instalment of its popular #bestofcity chats on Twitter, this time featuring Chef Concierge Leonardo Bruscagin from Four Seasons Hotel Milano.
Missed the chat? No problem—we’ve got a recap of Leonardo’s insider tips right here. Read on for recommendations about dining, nightlife, culture and more.
Milan Fashion Week Tips
Leonardo’s favourite place to be in the middle of the Milan Fashion Week action: At Four Seasons Milano, of course!
Leonardo’s favourite places to people watch during Milan Fashion Week: The Hotel’s lobby bar and the streets of the Golden Triangle.
Leonardo’s favourite place to hide from the Fashion Week crowds: For a break from the excitement in the city, head to Lake Como for a little peace and quiet.
Leonardo’s best tip for a first-timer to Milan Fashion Week: Hire a personal shopper and let them guide you to the best fashion spots.
Dining and Shopping
Leonardo’s favourite restaurant in Milan for a romantic dinner: Ristoranti 13 Giugno.
Leonardo’s favourite must-try dish and drink you won’t find outside Milan: Risotto alla Milanese is a traditional dish in Milan, prepared with beef stock and bone marrow, and saffron for flavour and colour. The Spritz al Camparino is a delicious drink exclusive to the city.
Leonardo’s favourite Milan restaurant that only locals know about: Trattoria Al Matarel serves up authentic Milanese cuisine that is worth a visit.
Leonardo’s favourite restaurant for wine tasting: Ristorante Cracco.
Leonardo’s favourite place for cocktails: On the terrace at La Rinascente right in front of the Duomo. The view is beautiful!
Leonardo’s favourite thing that might surprise visitors about Milan: Visitors may not know that on the last Sunday of every month, there is an antiques street market held along the Navigli.
Leonardo’s favourite shopping destinations: Stroll the Navigli area, where you will find little artisan shop and restaurants. Or explore the Brera district for clothing and shoes where the more avant-garde designers reside.