GENUINO

Trieste is not the kind of town where people, between conference calls, rush out for a quick bite at lunchtime. However, it does have a “Fast-food” restaurant quite unlike the kinds we’re used to, that place is Genuino. Located in the Old Jewish Ghetto behind Piazza della Borsa, the name means “genuine” and that refers…

AGRITURISMO ZOBEC

Azienda Agricola Zobec launched its aquafarming business in 1984 in the outskirts of Trieste, near the natural springs of Bagnoli di Rosandra. At first they raised trout and char, today their focus is salmon. In 2005 they opened their restaurant specializing in craft beer and salmon or “Salmone e Birra” as they call it. They offer a…

LA CHAMPAGNERIA

La Champagneria is a local favorite; it’s name promises something frilly and cute, but, in reality it is a cozy local winebar that happens to have an amazingly robust selection of “taglieri” wooden boards laden with either fresh seafood or charcuterie and wines, champagnes and prosecchi. It is ideal for aperitivo, where you can enjoy a…

TAVERNETTA AL MOLO

For the last quarter century, the Tavernetta al Molo has served as the culinary anchor to the tiny Port of Grignano. Usually, people refer to the restaurant as “Da Matteo” as the owner, Matteo Martinolli has a way of making you feel like a personal guest at his table. There you are served dish after delicate dish…

LA BOTTEGA DEL MARE

  A favorite fish market in the San Vito neighborhood is the Bottega del Mare, otherwise known as the Pescheria di Via Combi. Always freshly stocked and with a vast selection, this is a go to for both whole fish or prepared fish dishes favored by local moms. Here you can find fish burgers, fish meatballs…

DRAW

Fairly new to the neighborhood, DRAW is the most recent venture from local restauranteur Walter Gustin, owner of  040 Social Food, Antico Panada,  Di Fronte Al Verdi and Giardino Tergesteo. The menu consists of entirely raw offerings; from salads, tartars, crudi, and even “pasta” made with zucchini noodles. It is light, fresh and tasty and the restaurant…

PESCATORI DEL GOLFO

  At the very end of the “Rive” just a little inwards off the main road, is a fish store that carries fresh locally caught fish as well as farmed fish from Italy and Croatia. Priced reasonably and always well-stocked. They don’t charge extra for cleaning and, with 24 hour notice, the will provide sashimi…