Cadillac Restaurant and Pizza, Casarano / Казарано

grilled squid

grilled squid

Casarano is a little bit underestimated town in my opinion, of course it is not near the sea, and it is also quite small, but what I like about it is that it has almost a big city life, what I really want to say is that Casarano is very alive, in any season there are a lot of people in the streets, it has nice centre where you can find everything from hypermarket to cinema, with a lot of shops of any kind (there is a big choice for shopping here, by the way Desigual have just recently opened their store (really nice one) in the centre of Casarano), and of course with lots of cafes, bars and restaurants. Among the bars, restaurants and pizzerias with a good quality-price ratio there are Enjoy, Chaplin pub with karaoke, Oste Pazzo, Le Parmente (oyster bar, which also deserves a separate post), but Cadillac Restaurant & Pizza surely deserves a special word… Continue reading


Russian magnate purchased Costa Brada hotel near Gallipoli / Русский магнат приобрел отель Costa Brada возле Галлиполи

costa bradaNow it is official: Grand Hotel Costa Brada was purchased by Russian magnate from Saint Petersburg. The management and the administration of the hotel will be passed from Filanto Group (Casarano) in January. In October 2013 it will be closed for reconstruction works, and in January 2014 it will be open as a new luxury resort. Continue reading