All articles by GastroLada

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6 items every #foodlover should bring with them on a trip

By: GastroLada
July 04, 2017
You’re a traveller. You like your food, like your wine (and beer) and like to explore the world around you mostly by tasting it. Sometimes you’ll afford an all inclusive package and you won’t have to lift a finger on your vacation but most of the time you’ll rent a cute Airbnb aware...
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The Adriatic Pantry in Singapore

By: GastroLada
August 25, 2016
The masterminds behind the great idea of The Adriatic Pantry are Zoran Svetličić from Croatia and his wife Belle Shafer, who both live in Singapore. Through consulting their friends and relatives as well as the Taste of Croatia team, they have hand picked local Croatian gourmet products that they wanted to...
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'Gastro Get festivalom vraćamo svoj dug Splitu'

By: GastroLada
December 01, 2016
 Program je podijeljen u pet tjedana, a započinje s ribom, nakon čega slijedi tjedan mesa, zatim mlado maslinovo ulje, potom bakalar i pjenušci te posljednji tjedan festivala posvećen craft pivarima. Svakoga tjedna predviđena su brojna gostovanja, degustacijski meniji, ulična zabava, street foo...
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Kada neće brdo Čučkovićima....

By: GastroLada
December 28, 2013
Poznata je već u virtualnom svijetu društvenih mreža ta urbana legenda o braći Čučković. Nisu oni nikakvi nogometaši, modni dizajneri, vjerski fanatici ili reketari koji najlakše stječu internetsku slavu u Hrvata. O običnoj dvojici mesara se radi. Čime je jedno, reklo bi se, neglamuroz...
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Sunčane livade - dom sretnih krava

By: GastroLada
October 11, 2016
Iako naziv tvrtke zvuči kao ime staračkog doma zavučenoga negdje dovoljno daleko u zapećku Hrvatske da dotične starce ne morate posjećivati češće od dvaput godišnje, ostavite se zlokobnih misli. Sunčane livade sretno su mjesto, koliko može sretna biti farma za tov junadi. Međutim, autorica ov...
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Za riblje sutra!

By: GastroLada
September 27, 2016
 Kao upozorenje na ovaj veliki problem WWF Adria je u okviru projekta #FishForwardEU jučer u zagrebačkom Art parku okupila poznate street art umjetnike koji su svojim „ribljim“ grafitima oduševili posjetitelje. Za ugrožene riblje vrste u Art Parku jučer su se borili Lav od Trnj...
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Scuola se vraća kući. U Pulu.

By: GastroLada
December 09, 2016
Nakon što je Scuola ove godine slasnim spojem kulinarske radionice, vinske degustacije i clubbing vibre tri puta osvojila tršćansku, a prije desetak dana i zagrebačku publiku, eto stiže i u svoj rodni grad Pulu, u kultnu galeriju Makina.  Želite naučiti trikove za izradu bakalara na b...
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The Dubrovnik Verdict

By: GastroLada
June 09, 2016
Hotel Excelsior in Dubrovnik was the site of an interesting wine challenge on June 5. Fourteen serious wine professionals were faced with a challenge of tasting 42 wines, a mix of Croatian and international labels. They were selected by Siniša Lasan, one of the leading Croatian sommeliers, and the m...
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Stunning Views of Brač's Youngest Vineyards - Stina Vina

By: GastroLada
May 01, 2016
It's probably hard to imagine it nowadays, but the island of Brač used to be covered with vineyards. In the second half of the 19th century, when wine production in France and other Western Europe was decimated by the scourge of phylloxera, people even cut down olive trees in order to make room fo...
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Vis: Put It On Your Bucket List! Part 1

By: GastroLada
June 09, 2013
Vis Island is an incredible place. I somehow knew that even before I set foot on it. If you asked me why I thought so, I wouldn't know the answer, but my expectations came true the first time I met the island and the people. That was in 2011. So, I decided to come back this year, infatuate others with ...
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Kako se čitaju vina?

By: GastroLada
October 07, 2015
Dugogodišnji vinski entuzijasti i poznavatelji vina (ispravno) su zaključili da na društvenoj sceni u Hrvata postoji potreba za edukacijom svih onih koji se u svom poslovnom životu susreću s vinskom i ugostiteljskom ponudom, kao dio korporativnog bontona. Poznati vinski bloger Vinopija&n...
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Vina Kairos - Babe napadaju!

By: GastroLada
October 05, 2015
"Na položaju Babe, u trogirsko-kaštelanskom vinogorju, prostire se 13 ha novih vinograda crnih sorti, s ponajviše onih autohtonih – plavca malog i crljenka kaštelanskog. Vina Kairos nove su etikete na hrvatskoj vinskoj sceni."   Vinogradi na položaju Babe...
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Donal Skehan visits Croatia!

By: GastroLada
September 08, 2015
Donal Skehan, Food Network celebrity chef, recently visited Istria on his travels. He is currently shooting the second season of his travelogue series Follow Donal through which viewers are acquainted with the culinary delights of the places he visits. This time Donal goes Europe and his destinations inclu...
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Otkrivamo Slavoniju

By: GastroLada
June 19, 2015
Dvotjedni festival graševine završio je u subotu 13.06 okruglim stolom na temu marketinga graševina i okupio u Kutjevu novinare, trgovce vinom, sommeliere, bloggere i ugostitelje iz raznih dijelova Hrvatske. Na okruglom stolu koji je moderirao organizator Saša Špiranec, a...
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Ice Wine Adventure in Zagorje

By: GastroLada
February 25, 2012
You know the rules: the temperature must be under -7 °C for a few days in a row, so the grape berries are frozen when you're picking and pressing them. The picking is done during the nights, since the temperatures drop and then stay low during the nighttime. It's a risky business, but the ...
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It's raining... wine ili Vinari na mukama

By: GastroLada
November 16, 2014
Zagrebačka vinska scena nikad nije bila ovako živahna! Možda prije našeg vremena, ali tko još želi živjeti u prošlosti? Fokusirajmo se na posljednjih mjesec dana kada se čovjek nije mogao snaći u moru mogućnosti. U pojedine dane događala su se i po tri vinska druženja, i trebalo je mud...
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Od ekstra djevičanskog do ekstra šampanjskog

By: GastroLada
October 14, 2014
Protekli tjedan GastroLadine putešestvije odvele su je s vrhova maslina preko alpskih vrhova u podrum Bornsteina. Predstavljanje male šampanjske kuće i premium austrijskih vinara nadjačali su dosadnu i otupljujuću virozu. Vikend proveden u Ližnjanu u jednoj neočekivano ozbiljnoj i opse...
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Lansirali smo se!

By: GastroLada
September 15, 2014
Poznati Tavan u Sinkovićevoj 8 na zagrebačkoj Novoj Vesi još jednom se pokazao kao mjesto gdje se poklapaju dobre energije. U nedjelju je u dobrom raspoloženju, uz mnogobrojna vrhunska vina, mesne divote iz riječke mesnice Čučković, craft piva zagrebačke Zmajske pivovare i Nove Runde, Marton's g...
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Brothers Čučković: Meet the Meat Masters!

By: GastroLada
August 29, 2012
We met brothers Čučković on Facebook. We just had to fall in love with what they were doing, cause it was so obvious they are in love with their job, that is, being a butcher. But, they are so much more! Check out their philosophy in this short talk we had, you'll wish they were your friends and their ...
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Vis Pt. 2: 'So much to do, so little time'

By: GastroLada
July 09, 2013
Time is relative on the island of Vis. Not just for the islanders. You quickly become drawn into that subtle trap of "not giving a damn" about the plans you made, the time of the day or month it is, or even coming home at any point. Who knows, you might even find "paradise lost"; the ...