What All-day dining in stylish surrounds, giving the area’s fashion set their morning caffeine fix.
Go for A standout club sandwich with fior di latte mozzarella and vitamin shots to keep you from flagging during Design Week.
But don’t miss The weekend brunch menu, with its polished take on breakfast staples, like fluffy pancakes.
See also Order sourdough sandwiches at Paninolab, a Milan lunchtime institution.
What Worth a visit for the striking architecture alone, a disused industrial plant has been transformed into one of Milan’s coolest cultural spaces.
Go for Blockbuster exhibitions from Banksy to Basquiat, Frida Kahlo to Paul Klee.
But don’t miss The MUDEC restaurant’s fixed-price lunch menu by five-Michelin-star chef Enrico Bartolini.
See also Housed in a concrete bunker, the Armani Silos showcase 40 years of the fashion grandee’s couture creations.
What A high-end diner with a hidden garden, this oasis is a world away from Zona Tortona’s industrial streetscape.
Go for Chef Nicola Delfino’s daily menu starring local produce and herbs from the garden, with fresh pasta and homemade tiramisu among the staples.
But don’t miss The “drunk” carbonara, so-called for its franciacorta-laced sauce.
See also For a change of pace, Basara is a chic-but-characterful Japanese restaurant offering a fine line in sushi.
What Milan’s first micro-distillery is close to MUDEC, and its plant-filled interior is popular for a gin-fuelled, post-exhibition powwow with delicate plates of sushi.
Go for The creative cocktail menu focused on small-batch liquors, including in-house Spleen et Ideal gin. But don’t miss Spectacular small plates and ceviche from the raw bar.
See also The pint-sized Beer Gallery makes up for its small dimensions with a vast range of local and imported lagers.
What Part-hotel, part -gallery, this “fashion and art” space is set in a former factory. Go for Minimal- styled rooms with furniture from cult designers.
But don’t miss The big-hitting installations that take over the hotel lobby during Salone del Mobile each year.
See also Magna Pars Suites inhabit a former perfumery; each room has a signature fragrance.
Salone del Mobile is 9–14 April