A modern Italian cuisine the synthesis of harmony and rigor, gentleness and determination, with great care for the local products, and with the introduction of ingredients from other cultures, but always with the intent to enhance the dish and keep it typically Italian. We are in Milano, by the navigli, in the romantic context of the Ticinese area
“ I have always regarded Osteria di Porta Cicca as more than just a restaurant, it is a place where we get together harmoniously and interact with people coming into our home, feeling and sharing their emotions and giving a part of our soul ”
Antonietta Colucci, owner of Osteria di Porta Cicca.
Originally from the province of Matera, after various experiences in the management of restaurants that have taken her to Paris first and then to Santa Margherita Ligure, Antonietta Colucci take over Osteria di Porta Cicca in Milan in 2008, and it becomes immediately a gourmet restaurant, a destination for lovers of good cuisine and nightlife by the Navigli Milanesi.
A new season has started in 2018, with a new team in the kitchen and in the dining room, always embracing the challenge.
“ I love to propose dishes that I personally enjoy and also express my soul and tell my story, who I am and where I come from: chicklings, turnip tops and rose shrimps from Porto Santo Spirito, taralli that are typical in the dishes from Puglia that I crumble in the Spaghetto Aglio Olio e Peperoncino, but also laurel used by my grandmother in all her dishes, or the meat preparation learned in Piemonte, risotto con pistilli di zafferano e dadolata di ossobuco in gremolada, a tribute to the city that welcomed me ”
Tiziana Branca, Chef of Osteria di Porta Cicca.
Born in the province of Brindisi and educated in Piemonte in the land of Barolo and the great cuisine of Piemonte, after several experiences in Liguria, the French Riviera and finally Milan, Tiziana Branca is in charge of the cuisine at Osteria di Porta Cicca in 2018.
Simple elegance, harmony and a bit of romance make Osteria di Porta Cicca a welcoming place where every little detail is managed with great care and passion. The outdoor area overlooking the Naviglio cancels the boundaries between the inside and the outside to create a magical environment where to enjoy dinner or simply an aperitif, immersed in the lively atmosphere of the Navigli di Porta Ticinese.