If you seek traditional, authentic Milanese fayre, try restaurant El Brellin. Set by the canal, you will be dining in one of the oldest parts of Milan. The osso bucco, mushroom soufflé or veal ravioli are firm favourites with the locals. Enter this rustic setting and enjoy food Milanese style.
Ratana may be a little off the tourist trail, but that's part of what keeps its authenticity intact. Serving superb regional cuisine, Ratana has rustic Italian ambiance in abundance and the food menu is perfection. Try the speciality - Milanese risotto for a taste of local cuisine at its best.
With one of the best happy hours in Milan, Trattoria dei Magnani Al Cantinone is a firm favourite with the locals. Located close to the Duomo, you can enjoy a wide selection of risottos, pastas and tapas style dishes. The pristine, open dining space makes for a unique, vibrant atmosphere.
Located close to Milan's Chinatown, Antica Trattoria della Pesa is the perfect place for lunch. Serving regional favourites and specialities such as the Osso Bucho served with Milanese risotto, you also have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of Piedmontese wines. A traditional trattoria with country décor and relaxed atmosphere.
Slightly outside of the city in the Calvairate district of Milan, sits the Trattoria del Nuovo Macello. They offer a contemporary twist on the traditional Milanese dishes, and they don’t skimp on the portions! Their apple pie served with silky white mousse is a favourite paired with a local wine.
Take a day trip outside the city and enjoy the culinary expertise of Trattoria Masuelli in San Marco. Offering fresh, traditional Milanese dishes such as agnolotti and cotoletta Milanese it is a popular place with locals. The décor may old fashioned, but the ambiance is warm and the hosts welcoming.