Tag Archive: food

High life to paradise: From NYC a place that never sleeps to Puglia, a piccola paradise.

Here’s Martin Markovitz’s account of his life changing decision to move to Puglia. Thanks for sharing your story with Puglian Pleasures Martin. One year ago today, Jeanne and I stepped off the plane… Continue reading

Pizzica in the Piazza: 22nd September 2016

Come and join us for a fabulous evening at Corso Vittorio Veneto, San Michele Salentino for ‘Pizzica in the Piazza’ from 9pm onwards. Summer is drawing to an end but we’re not letting… Continue reading

Cultural Differences: Italian v English

Being a British expat living ‘la dolce vita’ in Italy, I see many cultural differences between the two countries, so I thought I’d share some of my observations with you! When an Italian… Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Puglia Italy

Six provinces make up the Puglia or Apulia region on the southeast coast of Italy. The Puglia (pronounced pool-ya) or Apulia region as it is known in English, is the most undiscovered and unknown… Continue reading

Great British Pub In San Vito Dei Normanni: Old Porter

Stepping through the door of the Old Porter Pub in San Vito Dei Normanni, feels like I’ve been transported back to England! The design and attention to detail is incredible and you truly… Continue reading

Mr BBQ: AKA Michele Iaia

Summer is here and the weather is hot in Puglia. So it’s time to kick back, relax and have some fun with your friends and family. Why not invite them over for a… Continue reading

Evò Bar: Ostuni

The stunning white city of Ostuni has so many beautiful bars and restaurants that sometimes it’s difficult to decide where to go. But one winters evening, I stumbled upon Evò bar, which is… Continue reading

Mirage Restaurant on the Beach: Torre Santa Sabina

Located directly on the beach at Torre Santa Sabina, Mirage is a fabulous restaurant and bar, that not only offers spectacular views out to sea and the quaint tower of Santa Sabina but… Continue reading

Step back in time to relax and unwind: Masseria Cappella

Driving through the Valle D’Itria in Puglia, is always a pleasurable experience but this day was particularly beautiful. The bright blue sky was interspersed with fluffy white clouds, the rolling hills were scattered… Continue reading

Rosso Velluto: Vox Popvli Food and Wine Event

Vox Popvli may not sound like your typical Puglian restaurant but that’s because it isn’t. Owners Stefano Suma and Pia Urso (husband and wife) have travelled the world, experiencing an array of culinary… Continue reading