Guests enjoying dinner and drinks in the courtyard of Seta at Mandarin Oriental, Milan

A chef’s guide to the best restaurants in Milan

James Hanning finds out where one of Milan’s top chefs, Antonio Guida, chooses to dine in the city.
Over the last decade, Milan has enjoyed a remarkable gastronomic boom, not merely among the top-of-the range restaurants, but in high-standard, lower-key bistros and bars. Among the chefs with a reputation for excellence is Antonio Guida, whose fine-dinning restaurant Seta, at Mandarin Oriental, Milan has won two Michelin stars in the three years since it opened. Here Chef Guida, in conversation with journalist James Hanning, offers his guide to Milan’s best of the rest.
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