Milan Food Tour
End on a Sweet Note
Yes. If you have any specific allergies/intolerances, please indicate these in the Travel Notes section during booking. Your guide will do his or her best to accommodate, though please note that some shops we visit do use wheat flour and nuts in the kitchen for other items. Again, please make note of any dietary issues. If you are booking privately, we can customize a route that will avoid such items, something that we cannot fully do on our small group walks.
The walk takes place within the city center, and stays within a relatively concentrated area. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map.
For private groups, yes. The content might be a little different but we can adjust. Please note your preferred start time in the travel notes section.
Tours operate rain or shine, but in the case of inclement weather, your guide will modify the tour so more time is spent indoors. It never hurts to have an umbrella on hand.
Please let us know your requirements and we may well be able to adjust the tour for reduced mobility.
This walk is not a part of our official family program. That said, we may be able to arrange a visit with a family-friendly guide. Please contact us.
Myriam is a communication strategist with a strong interest and experience in the food sector. She was born in Genova and has lived in Ireland, and back to Italy in Bologna and finally Milan, where she lives since 2008. She has a master degree in Cultural Economics and Management and has worked as a professional in the creative industries, with a focus on innovation, as well as in urban regeneration and local development projects. Her communication skills led her towards the social media and digital contents production. She is also the proud owner of a food blog and a keen cook. In 2016 she has published her first cookbook, "The Bagel Company".
Sara is an award-winning food writer. In 2015 Giuseppino, a book she co-wrote with US restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich, won Italy's most prestigious award for food writing, Bancarella della Cucina. She has been writing about food for the past 8 years, contributing to several major Italian publications, from the monthly women's magazine Amica to SportWeek to Repubblica Sapori (food section of La Repubblica, Italy's main National daily). Her writing was also featured internationally in publications such as NYMag.com, Food Republic, Punch Drink. She is a food critic for Milan’s restaurant guide Guida I Cento. She has a Master's Degree in Contemporary History, an angle she likes to incorporate in her food tours.
Born in Milan in 1978, Simone aka Simo Pastu owes his nickname to "pasturare", in Milanese slang "to meet people, to make a mess", coined in the mid-Nineties when he went to dance with his friends. He started writing about nightlife, bars and restaurants for ZERO Magazine (www.zero.eu) in October 2000, while studying Journalism. He has also worked for the English guides Time Out and A Hedonist Guide To. He has worked various jobs within the field as a waiter or receptionist in many Milanese restaurants and hotels. In addition to writing, he enjoys being a bartender and organizing events dedicated to mixology, such as the Milano Bar Marathon. Projects for the future: keep running.
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