Our Cooking
is a collision of
ideas, cultures,
techniques and
gestures.

Let the
underdog
rival your
preconceptions.

"The arts are
a manifestation
of man's intelligence
and therefore follow
the evolution of
their time."

Lucio Fontana

Twelve tables
in the heart of Modena
tell a story of tradition
in evolution.

"Every moment
of light and dark
is a miracle."

Walt Whitman

Leave room
for the
unexpected.

There is
everything to be
learned f rom the
people who raise,
catch and grow
the food we prepare.

"We should
never stop
planting."

Joseph Beuys

We think
very hard about
the origins of our
ingredients and foster
deep relationships with
our producers and
artisans.

"I very well remember
at the beginning of the war
being with Picasso on the
boulevard Raspail when
the first camouflaged
truck passed.
It was night
...

Slow Food
in fast times
is our way of life.

Nutrition
is not
mathematical.

...
We had heard of
camouf lage
but we had not
seen it and Picasso
amazed looked at to
and then cried out ,
"Yes it is
we who made it ,
that is cubism!"

Gertrude Stein,
1914.

Festina Lente

Go quickly
slowly.

It is
emotional.