Locanda Le Macine del Confluente
A charming residence in the Argentina valley, midway from the sea and the mountain, an enchanted place in all seasons, that its owners, Tiziana and Gigi, have created with lots of passion. In its six stylish rooms it can welcome many tourists, from Italy and abroad, that appreciate the hinterland and its cuisine. The restaurant internal part is very characteristic, with its wooden tables and two fireplaces always on in the wintertime, that make the environment very hospitable. In the summertime it is possible to have a lunch in the garden. Giancarlo Borgo, the chef, whose cuisine is based on the products of the territory, according to the Seasons, with traditional dishes with creative ideas, always presented with a pinch of originality. He tasting menu for 35 Euro, changes every month, includes the appetizers, among which we mention the brandacujun, creamy stockfish with potatoes and the fillo pasta roll with artichokes and crunchy warts. Among the first course dishes durum wheat semolina tagliolini with saffron, dehydrate Taggia olives and crunchy onions and the delicious risottos made by the chef. Among second courses the specialty of the restaurant, the sliced steak, as an alternative lamb, rabbit or dried salted cod. Original and delicious homemade cakes. Tiziana is always smiling and will describe you all the dishes while Gigi will be able to give you advice on the proper wine to combine with them. Broad list of wines, with particular attention to the local ones.