Updated: Dec 3, 2020
a big greetings from Manarola!
In this year we had a lot of people and we realized the our passion is really appreciated. It's still not possible to book a table when we are open and this made sad more people.
Our mission is not only about business, our mission is about love and share.
When we opened this place in 2014 we were young. We started like a family, with a family plan and a family work. It's done the difference. Looking this season, people waited for a long time outside to have a table, not only for the view. Our place is located inside a public garden, thousand of people can walk every day across the bar and can enjoy the same view just drinking and eating something from a supermarket. Having this people outside made us very happy and full of love.
Love for this place, love for this guests. Love because every day we can make happy new people, we can talk in the same place with the entire world just speaking in person without any device. No wifi needed, just a lot of passion and free time.
This was another important point of our plan of our dream. It was very easy to open our place like a normal bar/restaurant, just doing food and drink it's was ok. When you have people that spend money to see you country the only important thing to do is share.
Share your house, your tradition, your language, your food and your typical drink. The pesto class has been created for this reason. Started like a normal moment to see how to make the famous ligurian sauce, in this moment is one of the best to do while you are in Cinque Terre.
People that already had the opportunity to spend the morning time here can explain much better than us how you will after. The exclusivity of the place and the small group make the difference and the atmosphere, the sea-view, the food, the wine and the passion of Simone. If you have time just search more infos about him.
New season, same plan.
Another season will start soon and we can't wait! We feel like a tourist that booked a nice trip, a new season it's another nice trip for us.
Today we will talk about the pesto class. Thanks by the opportunities to meet lots of people and share our experience, next here we will do more for our guests...
The pesto class will start at 10:30 instead 11 am and this is the new program:
- 10:30 check in here, meet Simone and his story. From this year all guests will have a bag full of gadgets. An exclusive bag with our logo, an apron, the correct recipe, a nice souvenir to remember us.
We will start to talk about each ingredient, why is really important to use a good quality and the good method for the preparation. We will start to pick the leaves and to prepare our typical Carrara marble mortar. Feel like tu use the 150 years old mortar, one of the best mortar we have.
Once all the guests are ready we will start the contest.. We forgot to tell you that is really important your hard work, as we only use a manual power you need to be strong and fast.
After a good time of work it's time to taste and compare the best pesto of the day. This nice moment is really interesting because allow you the difference of a good and fresh pesto and a commercial pesto..
You will help us to giudicate the best pesto and the winner will have an authentic Mortar from Carrara.
11:30 Around this time start the lunch with fresh products. During the pesto class we will talk about wine, Cinque Terre white wine. A good moment to learn something about this limited product of Cinque Terre.
At this time our place is closed so you will have the possibility to enjoy everything about this place. If you like a quiet and no busy place to stay for a couple of hours, yes this is the best moment of the day here.
From the paste classes we learned a lot, guests are reaching the essence of this place, the passion and the quality of the product. We realized that we can do more..
If your planning your Cinque Terre trip don't forget this good opportunity, sign up as soon as possible. Only 30 people per class per day. That's it :)