»If you really want to understand this land, don’t read books about it, have a good meal!« says an old folk saying.
Our ancestors of course used the ingredients that they found nearby: fresh fish, seasonal vegetables, fruit, fresh herbs and spices from their own gardens or friends’ and relatives’ gardens.
It is this tradition that the local master chefs strive to preserve. Their culinary art is a fusion of Mediterranean and Istrian cuisine that strengthens one’s health: with some of the best salts, some of the best olive oil, world renowned, ecologically farmed sea bass from the Fonda family, excellent vegetables and tasty fruit from the Dragonja river valley.
Hundreds of restaurants will provide options for all diets. If you fancy a quick snack or a bite of pizza, you can stop at a local bakery, while more demanding guests can eat in the regions top restaurants.
Generally, €10 - €15 will be enough for a large meal accompanied with a drink in the majority of restaurants. One of the more than 800 restaurants is bound to please your tastes.