About Simone
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 ( 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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