Saturday, February 6, 2010

Bagutta, Milano

When Garance and I are just too tired to “go out” for dinner in Milan. We always seem able to drag ourselves to Bagutta.

Try the antipasti bar or the pepper steak. Well, it all seems to be good and the people watching is superb.

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  1. the F word

    February 6, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    it looks just like what id imagine italy to be i love it

    Roman @ http://fashionwhatsnext.blogspot.com

  2. Em

    February 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    Having never been to Milan, my impression of it was a fashion/trade city, quite cold and industrial. But since reading your posts and seeing your gorgeous pics I am totally in love with this beautiful place and would love to visit it one day.

    Mmm, pepper steak…

  3. Kate Evans

    February 6, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    I agree one of the best!

  4. theTrendyDwarf

    February 6, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    I can completely understand why you and Garance would eat at such an elegant restaurant. I like all of these suggestions of places in Europe because when I visit I will be able to decide where to go.
    check out my trendy blog!
    http://thetrendydwarf.blogspot.com/

  5. colette

    February 6, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    Looks like a charming place. I like it.

    Kisses

  6. Anonymous

    February 6, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    Their spaghetti is amazing too!
    I love that place, I'm so glad you and Garance go to eat there too!

  7. Emom

    February 6, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    Lovely door…aren't they wonderful…smiles.

  8. fashionsdirtylaundry

    February 6, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    The lighting and the colors in this photo are spot on! You really captured the richness of the oak…

    Great work! I always look forward to more!

  9. Priscilla

    February 6, 2010 at 4:53 pm

    beautiful shot! love it, it looks so… familiar, like a normal stroll down the neighborhood

  10. G. Cavalari

    February 6, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    Porta muito clássica, bem ao estilo de Milão

  11. Miri

    February 6, 2010 at 4:56 pm

    Will try it soon – looks like an insider tip ;-)

  12. Alexander

    February 6, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    I've actually been here myself. Funny that you mention it on your blog, it is indeed a superb restaurant.

  13. Chelsea

    February 6, 2010 at 5:03 pm

    During my first (who knows when) visit, I will be sure to make a stop here. A girl can dream…

    My Life in Style

  14. Anonymous

    February 6, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    My first business trip : I went to Milan back in 87 and I felt sooo important !My boss took me to Bagutta. Thanks for the memories …

  15. Alejandra M. Fimbres

    February 6, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    This little places all over Italy are exacly SUPERB (as you said)…

    I've never been to Milano but I had similar experiences on Roma, Venezia and small towns such as Assissi.

    Great pic by the way!

    Anytime you visit Mexico just let me know so I can give you some tips about this kind of restaurants over here.

  16. Allan

    February 6, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    love the TYPE very TARANTINO

  17. "Une very stylish fille"

    February 6, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    Will definitely try it someday this month. That you for recommending it.

    Kind regards,
    Fahsion Abuse

  18. Liz

    February 6, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    I love that your blog is transforming into something more than just your daily encounters of fashion. Come back to NY and do a signing. Bring Garance, please!

  19. The Red Umbrella

    February 6, 2010 at 6:12 pm

    I'm getting hungry.

  20. Anonymous

    February 6, 2010 at 6:14 pm

    Jeez I really need to get out the US.

  21. Tanja

    February 6, 2010 at 6:19 pm

    I have to get there S-O-O-N! Thanks

  22. Bell

    February 6, 2010 at 6:31 pm

    thanks for your recomendation.

  23. The Concrete Commentator

    February 6, 2010 at 6:39 pm

    sounds perfect.

  24. Francesca

    February 6, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    ugh now all i have to do is get to milan! it looks adorable.

    xoxo,
    F

    lekisskiss.blogspot.com <– Texas gal bloggin fashion from NYC!

  25. Coco CHANEL 's CHILD

    February 6, 2010 at 7:16 pm

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    What a good eye you got ! ( And i'm always sincere ! )

    This reminds me a Banania box ! ^^

    Kiss !
    Friend Jean-Pierre MATTEI
    =========================================================

  26. Zazie's

    February 6, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    This place looks so genuine!

  27. Dk

    February 6, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    OMG ! please make me love Milan. I have been living in Milan for already 6 months and Im quite dissapointed. The first 2 months were the hardest. Since I have never been to Europe before I was expecting beautiful stuffs but when I arrived in Milan… I almost died of dissapointment. My italian friends told me not to think of Europe as Milan or better said… Not to think the entire Italy is like Milan. I have been told Rome, Florence, Venice, other italians cities are way preetier but I see many many people in love with Milan and I just dont understand… I will try that Bagutta restaurant sometime soon. I hope to start loving Milan soon to make my daily life easier and better. by the way, your blog is awesome !

  28. Lauren

    February 6, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    I'd like to see what you two wear when you are "too tired."

    Something fabulous, no doubt.

  29. Life Abroad

    February 6, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    thanks for the recommendation, i'll remember the next time i'm in milano!

  30. Mimi

    February 6, 2010 at 8:33 pm

    If you haven't already been there Paper Moon is one of my fave's in Milano and it happens to be across the street from Bagutta. My friends family have been patrons since the 50's and don't fail to remind me that things haven't changed much since.

  31. Sarah (Buzz)

    February 6, 2010 at 8:49 pm

    I just saw the movie When in Rome today. I know Rome's not Milan, but it is in Italy and it was beautiful. I can't wait to go. Love the photo.

    http://thebuzzonfashion.blogspot.com

  32. scarpe negozi

    February 6, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    everytime we come to Micam to buy for next season we end up at Bagguta. Last time Stuart Weitzman was sitting and eating there by himself. great place!

  33. Seaton

    February 6, 2010 at 10:08 pm

    Used to eat there in the late 80's with my boss while I was buying Romeo Gigli and Prada for his shops in Beverly HIlls. I remember it well!

  34. In New York Paris Tomorrow

    February 6, 2010 at 10:14 pm

    Ooh, as many meals missed there running to appointments and shows as sit downs to watch the classical Milanese in`fashion chic that was somehow more sturdy than the fantasy American buyers hunted there before traveling in packs to the next fashion capital.

  35. Anonymous

    February 6, 2010 at 10:33 pm

    One of my absolute favourite restaurants in Milan!! I love Bagutta!

    Will you be visiting Helsinki soon, Sart?

  36. Anonymous

    February 6, 2010 at 10:35 pm

    Thanks for sharing this. My favorite stop for a coffee is near there – Bastianello on Via Borgogna, other side of San Babila. – Shantel

  37. Bru

    February 6, 2010 at 11:05 pm

    I just love this city.
    love the photo.

  38. Vinda Sonata

    February 6, 2010 at 11:13 pm

    interesting photography site! i'd love to be photographed in front of the door. you always find the coolest sites and people!

    fashion atelier.

  39. GiKay

    February 6, 2010 at 11:18 pm

    Oh i love this restaurant..i went there this summer with my father..i had the pepper steak u're talking abt actually :D with zucchini flowers.. mm..that was delicious !
    Can'T wait to go back this summer..

    By the way you should try Bice (via Borgospesso), and ask for the robespierre, its not on the menu..and its pure HEAVEN !!!

  40. Anonymous

    February 6, 2010 at 11:19 pm

    i miss the days when your site was pure art photography; the photographer not injected into everything.

  41. pilcuis

    February 6, 2010 at 11:19 pm

    i'm going to try it when i can hope soon

    http://www.ohmydior.org/

  42. Ă©lan

    February 6, 2010 at 11:33 pm

    this entrance is epic!

  43. ivka

    February 6, 2010 at 11:46 pm

    Yesterday I was thinking please don't mention Bagutta or paper moon on your next post – it is hard enough getting a table now. This is one of my favourite restaurants in the world – when in season the grilled mushrooms are divine and the courtyard is magical on a summer's day

  44. Anonymous

    February 6, 2010 at 11:53 pm

    aaah, what a beautiful door. Only wonderful things could be inside.

  45. zuccotto

    February 7, 2010 at 12:57 am

    Does self promotion have no end?

    I've originally liked both of you.

    I assume you won't let this show on a post.

  46. Jenny Kozlow

    February 7, 2010 at 1:24 am

    I found the most charming and tasty eateries in Como town, the further you wind into the smaller streets the more intimate they are. The best pizza I've ever eaten was in Cernobbio (10mins away) and you know it's good when only the locals are in there.

  47. thwany

    February 7, 2010 at 2:48 am

    it looks like there's so much mystery behind that door

  48. Anonymous

    February 7, 2010 at 4:29 am

    I have been trying to convince everybody I know that Milan is a amazing place. I have been there once, but completely fell in love with the place. I will go to Bagutta next time (especcialy when You, Garance and Stuart Weitzman might be there!)

    Arrivederci amico!

  49. zika

    February 7, 2010 at 5:12 am

    I love the fact that youre interested in arquitectur too. The öast two posts just show how the spirit of the arquitecture that surrounds ypu simply inspires to dress in a cetain manner!

  50. molière

    February 7, 2010 at 5:32 am

    i like the way your blog is getting more personal every time… i mean, i don't like this because of voyeurism, i like it because you seem to feel really comfortable doing your job, you're a real photographer (synonim of artist), not just a hired-by-a-magazine-pseudofashionable one…

    congratulations scott! i've been following you for years and i like this blog more than ever every day!

  51. Anonymous

    February 7, 2010 at 6:07 am

    Bagutta in Milan is an evergreen classic of milanese tradition, as well as "Bice Restaurant" and "Il Boeucc".. Infact they are all hidden in the small but enchanting roads just off Via Montenapoleone.

    But now, best place to go is "Le Bistrot di Giacomo"… And i'll leave you to this… Your judgment!

  52. Terry Glenn Phipps

    February 7, 2010 at 7:50 am

    Bagutta is an all time favorite. I've been a patron since my first visit to Italy as a teenager in 1982.

    Living here we now head out for sushi or Indian whenever in Milano, things that one misses in a basically mono-cuisine nation.

  53. Achilleas

    February 7, 2010 at 8:00 am

    my best restaurant in Milan. Oh those antipasti

    http://thestyleparticle.blogspot.com

  54. Miiicha

    February 7, 2010 at 8:17 am

    How pretty!

    || M

  55. tizzylish

    February 7, 2010 at 9:16 am

    My mouth is already watering for some good pasta. These Parisian grey, wet skies are starting to get me down…Thanks for the idea.

    http://wwwfuzzyland.blogspot.com

  56. Jacqueline

    February 7, 2010 at 11:33 am

    Thanks for the tip! I will remember this place, especially for people watching =) My boyfriend and I love to do that as well. xo

    http://www.FashionSnag.com

  57. Tilla Lindig

    February 7, 2010 at 11:42 am

    Then you must love St.John's in London, too. Both my absolute favourits !!!! LOL, Tilla.

  58. Anonymous

    February 7, 2010 at 11:51 am

    It’s a brilliant restaurant. I just love the rigatoni alla bagutta, and the waiter that wears sunglasses inside all year round!

  59. Anonymous

    February 7, 2010 at 5:29 pm

    Milan is a city you learn to love. I've been here one year now. I often recommend Bagutta to clients. By the way, for your next Milan visit, you (all) should stay at Town House 31 or 33, or any of the other 3 Town House hotels in the city. Highly recommend it!

  60. Camellia Shahmoradi

    February 7, 2010 at 6:06 pm

    the best

  61. camellia

    February 7, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    very nice

  62. MAISON CHAPLIN

    February 7, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    @ "Em",

    Your idea about what Milan is, actually is right, but of course it has very Italian details around the city, but it's nothing beautiful compared to Rome or Florence for example.

  63. carrieitly

    February 7, 2010 at 7:56 pm

    tucking this suggestion away for next time we're there. cheers.

  64. Lisa

    February 8, 2010 at 2:34 am

    Ah! the fashionable set that stepped thru this door in 1924 …

  65. emanuele

    February 8, 2010 at 5:28 am

    In my opinion, and I tried nearly every restaurant in the city, I have to say the foods and services, are too much often under the usual standard of quality you can find in other cities in Italy…
    as a tourist I would better visit Rome first…

  66. Davidikus

    February 8, 2010 at 9:43 am

    Yes, it is a fashion/trade city, quite cold and industrial and the foods and services, are too much often under the usual standard of quality you can find in other cities in Italy…

    However, some places in Milan are nice & charming.

  67. Loren Barake

    February 8, 2010 at 10:49 am

    The place is NOT that good and completely overpriced, the only good thing are antipasti, main courses aren't liked by any people who go there!

  68. everyday a floor show

    February 8, 2010 at 11:07 am

    Been going there forever…love the vibe and the fact that clients dress a bit…mi paice molto.

  69. Marc Chehade

    February 8, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Absolutely Beautiful!

    I want to walk through these doors.

    http://andthingsofthisnature.blogspot.com/

  70. lola

    February 8, 2010 at 5:37 pm

    you should try Luini's panzerotti, you won't regret it.
    Luini‎
    Via Santa Radegonda, 16
    20121 Milano, Italy
    02 8646 1917

  71. Anonymous

    February 8, 2010 at 10:24 pm

    Great place- love the penne a la bagutta there! Once my husband and I ordered a second dish of it each because it was just so damn good.

  72. Christine Vieira

    February 9, 2010 at 10:50 am

    Love the doors! Reminds me of a post I did on ceilings..
    http://christinevieira.com/blog/?p=211

  73. the gorgeous

    February 10, 2010 at 5:20 am

    seems really authentic! I willl go for sure if I ever go to milan!

  74. Anonymous

    February 10, 2010 at 9:41 am

    Ilove that place!!! been there twice and it's delicious

  75. www.casaecose.com

    February 12, 2010 at 9:07 am

    I spent 7 years in Italy and know that i live in SPAIN i do miss the italian food badly….so when ever I go to MILAN for a short peek at the fashion fairs me and my collueges usually end up here – and it does it for me. I can survive til next season. It is just that good!
    …now im hungry…

  76. ampii

    February 12, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    I want to step behind that door and hopefully meet someone interesting.

    http://pkutty.blogspot.com

  77. Liz

    February 14, 2010 at 8:54 am

    i ve been there one week ago !!!!! i love the food, spaghetti with seafruits mmmm luvly !!
    tnx for posting this photo, it s the reason why i have been there

  78. thatcdngirl

    February 17, 2010 at 7:32 pm

    i hope one day i'll be "too tired to go out"… in Milan.

  79. margarida

    February 19, 2010 at 5:02 am

    Best risotto in Milan and the restaurant is great!! Love it and miss it!!!!

  80. Anonymous

    June 11, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    best spaghetti pomodoro on the planet!

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