Top 10 - Risotto in Milan

When you hear the words ‘Italian food’ - pizza and pastas are the first two dishes that usually spring to mind. Coming in a close third, however, is risotto - creamy rice infused with spices and flavors that range from the traditional to the exotic. Usually considered a first course, risotto can also be a hearty meal in itself. If you find yourself lucky enough to be among Italy’s most fashionable in Milano, make sure to stop at one of these praised restaurants to try their risotto alla milanese, or any number of these wonderfully creamy rice dishes.

01. Trattoria Temperanza …

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Around the World in 80 Dishes -nr. 9 Cannoli in Catania

It's the end of the week and our culinary tour through Italy must come to a close.  Dessert rounds off our list of Italian dishes with 9. Cannoli in Catania

Pasticceria Savia

Founded in 1897, this pasticceria, or pastry shop, has been putting smiles on faces for generations. Most known for their cannolis filled with ricotta, the pastries here will leave you wanting more.  Whether you come for an espresso and an almond cookie or a box of famous cannolis, the Pasticceria Savia is a feast for the eyes and the stomach. 

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Around the World in 80 Dishes - nr. 8 Ravioli in Florence

8. Ravioli in Florence

Trattoria 4 Leoni

Having filled millions of stomachs since the 14th century, it’s no wonder that ravioli is a popular dish the world over. Each region of Italy adds their own flair to this traditional pasta dish. In Florence, the Trattoria 4 Leoni serves up hearty portions of their creatively concocted signature dish - ravioli with ricotta and pear. Come early for a seat outside and people-watching in the piazza or reserve a table indoors since Trattoria 4 Leoni fills up fast.

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Around the World in 80 Dishes - nr. 7 Arancini in Palermo

Lets travel to the island of Sicily for our next mouth-watering installment of the top dishes around the world. 

7. Arancini in Palermo

Antica Focacceria

Thought to have originated in Sicily, arancini are fried rice balls usually filled with a ragù, tomato sauce, mozzarella or vegetables. Just outside of the gorgeous 13th-century church of San Francesco, you’ll find Antica Focacceria. What better way to take in the Sicilian sun, smells and sights than in a picturesque square with a delectable, melt-in-your-mouth order of arancini? Lovingly made, the arancini at Antica Focacceria will have you planning your next Italian …

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Around the World in 80 Dishes - nr. 6 Carpaccio in Venice

Hop in a gondola and read about our next top dish from around the world...

6. Carpaccio in Venice

Giuseppe Cipriani, the founder of Harry's Bar in Venice, has been serving beef carpaccio for decades to generations of Venetian high society and such notables as Ernest Hemingway, Orson Welles and Truman Capote. A true Venetian legacy, Harry’s exudes class and sophistication. Come in for one of their special house drinks, order a plate of the classic beef carpaccio and savor some authentic Italian luxury.

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Top 10 - Apple Pie in the Netherlands

We've featured quite a few top lists featuring savory dishes but this time we have a list that maybe short, but it's very sweet.  Whether à la Mode, with a slice of cheese on top or warm right out of the oven, apple pie is irresistible the world over.  The Dutch have been perfecting this treat for centuries so what better place to indulge your sweet tooth than with these top places for apple pie, or appeltaart, in the Netherlands.  

01. Winkel 43  

With big chunks of apples and crispy crumbs on top, it's no wonder people …

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Around the World in 80 Dishes - nr. 5 Risotto in Milan

Our number 5 spot of the best dishes around the world goes to.....

5. Risotto in Milan

Da Abele

Tucked away from the city center and frequented almost exclusively by locals, Trattoria Temperanza Da Abele is a gem worth tracking down. With their rotating daily menu of three different risottos, as well as spectacular meat and fish dishes, this hideaway is the place to go to sample risotto in all its traditional glory. Open for dinner only, Da Abele is first-come, first-serve, so put on your walking shoes and pay this cozy little restaurant a visit for some of the …

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Get Your Adventure On: How to Travel More Spontaneously This Summer

If you're anything  like us, you know the value of hitting the road just for the thrill of the wind on your face. You don't need a bunch of plans or a big bucket list -- you just hit the road with a map and your sense of adventure. To help you do more of that this summer, we've put together a list of five ways to be more spontaneous during your travels. Check out this post from our CEO, Douwe Osinga, below:

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I once came across this quote on a travel forum: "Not planning is …

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How do we know which places are good for … ehm anything

Our apps are used by hundreds of thousands travelers who trust their mobile phones to tell them what to do and where to go. We love to look at the statistics of how these people travel with our apps since it helps us understand how we can make our product better. What we see is pretty exciting. Here are some stats that paint a picture of the Triposo traveler:

  • They don’t plan ahead much. The most popular time to look up restaurants is at 19:00 which is when they start to get hungry.
  • When they look at places …
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Top 10 - Fish and Chips in London

Since a few members of the Triposo team are traveling through London, we'd thought we'd help them, and you, with good places to grab some grub.
For some real English ‘sole’ food you can’t beat fish and chips. Brits eat over 255 million portions of chips with their fish every year so that shows they know their stuff when it comes to this crispy fried treat. What better place to enjoy this culinary institution than in London? Here are our top picks for fish and chips eateries in London.

01. Rock & Sole Plaice

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