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Power Lunch: Rampoldi


Michelin-star chef Antonio Salvatore has created a rather tricky situation for food-lovers in Monaco: what to order? A conundrum particularly over the lunch hour when you have to keep an eye on the Patek Philippe to be back in the office for that afternoon Zoom. Hands down, at Rampoldi the locally-sourced menu offers something for even the fussiest of palates, with dozens of starter, carpaccio…

The Comeback Kid

The Comeback Kid


Article first published in Forbes Monaco December/January 2021 issue. Rampoldi’s revival is served up by Chef Antonio with his Italian and French cuisine à la Monaco. Founded in 1946, Rampoldi quickly became a glossy institution in the Monaco scene, counting Princess Grace and Roger Moore as regulars. When Rampoldi reopened in 2016 after its 4-year renovation under…

Yannick Alleno with Alain Ducasse. Photo: SBM

‘Real Synergy Between Yannick Alléno And The Principality,’ Says Ducasse


With multiple Michelin stars to his name, chef Yannick Alléno has officially taken over the kitchen at Hôtel Hermitage. The 52-year-old is introducing an entirely revamped menu at the formerly-named Vistamar to tempt “gastronomes in the region.” His petits farcis à l’Alléno, red mullet fillets in zucchini flowers and rack of lamb flavoured with…

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