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Bottura’s restaurant is the best in the world

Bottura’s restaurant Osteria Francescana of Modena is the best restaurant in the world of 2018. The starred chef’s menu boasts many innovative and fancy dishes, some of which are enriched with Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena P.D.O. Keep on reading to discover the whole à la carte menu of this extraordinary restaurant!

Bottura’s restaurant has been elected, for the second time, “best restaurant in the world”. The restaurant received the prestigious prize  on the occasion of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018, a sort of Oscar for gastronomy, which took place on the 19th of June at the Basque Culinary Center in Bilbao, Spain. « Why did we win? Easy! Osteria Francescana is extraordinary and has never cooked well like today» said chef Bottura.

The chef Massimo Bottura got his first Michelin star in 2002; in the same year he was awarded with the title of best emerging chef by Gambero Rosso; then in 2006 obtained the second star and in 2012  the second star.

Bottura's restaurant

The à la carte menu of the Bottura’s restaurant Osteria Francescana:

Appetizers
Sea salad € 70
Cooked and raw scampi, extraction of green olives and Pomodori del Piennolo € 70
An eel of the Po river € 70
Five different agings of Parmigiano Reggiano in different textures and temperatures € 70
Crunchy foie gras in almond crust of Noto and Piedmont hazelnuts with Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Villa Manodori € 90
Culatello di Zibello Antiche razze 42 months of aging accompanied by Campanine apple mustard € 70

First courses
Black rice … and white € 70
Spaghetti cooked with shellfish with red shrimps and vegetables € 70
Ravioli with leeks, foie gras and truffles € 70
In the countryside: snails, hare and aromatic herbs € 70
Tortellini in capon broth € 60
Tagliatelle with ragù € 60

Second courses
Lobster in double foamy, sour and sweet sauce € 90
Sea bass, in modern Dutch sauce € 90
Suckling pig, vegetables and sauce with Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Villa Manodori € 90
An interpretation of the Rossini fillet with foie gras and caviar € 120
Ox served with mixed aromatic herbs and vegetables in vinegar, potato cream and red wine sauce € 90

Prices vary, a simple dish like tagliatelle al ragù can cost 60 euros, but it is still a dish prepared by a starred chef. However, the tasting menus go from 250 euros for 10 courses up to 270 euros for 12 courses.

To dine in the best restaurant in the world the waiting list is very long; however but to book the table there is a modern and fast method on the website.

L-Originale Balsamic Vinegar of Modena: www.l-originale.com

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