More dynamic than ever, the capital of Lombardy overflows with hotspots that are creating a buzz on the food, design and art scenes. Now is the time to visit these new places in Milan, which the tourists don’t know of – yet.
A natural wine shop and bar: e/n Enoteca Naturale
Photo: @blupallido on Instagram
Managed by a group of young sommeliers who are passionate about natural wine, this is a great place to grab a drink in a casual setting. The added benefit: the building belongs to the Casa Emergency charity association to which part of the profits are donated.
Via Santa Croce, 19/a, 20122 Milan
A multifaceted location: Cascina Nascosta
Photo: @merenda_mi on Instagram
Set in the Sempione Park, this hybrid space develops projects, events and cultural experiences based on sustainability. You can admire art or furniture exhibitions, enjoy brunch or buy conscientiously sourced fruits and vegetables in an ambience reminiscent of an old Lombardy farm.
Parco Sempione, Milan
A museum: DART
Photo: @dartmilano on Instagram
Located in the Della Permanente Museum, the Dynamic Art Museum is a new exhibition space that aims to reunite the best of private collections to give the public access to pieces that have never been exhibited. A new must-visit place for art lovers and diehard fans.
Via Filippo Turati, 34, Milan
A trattoria: Dal Milanese
Photo: @saratoscani on Instagram
As soon as you set foot in this new trattoria, you are transported to the trendy hype of Milan in the 80s. Here, you’ll enjoy simple food made with fresh products in a setting filled with neon lights, old signs and exposed brick walls.
Viale Premuda, 16, 20129 Milan
A hip bookshop: Reading Room
Photo: @byreadingroom on Instagram
This is where designers, architects and artists come to flip through the indie press from Italy and abroad. You’ll find avant-garde magazines and others with sleek designs and inspiring images, perfect for taking the pulse of Italian creation via its most beautiful publications.
Via Mincio, 10, 20139 Milan
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