"Aperitivo - thanks for the free food!" Top 5 Page for this destination Milan Local Custom Tip by Henrik_rrb

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One very popular thing in the north of Italy is the "aperitivo". Every bar with the smallest part of respect have every day (monday-saturday) an aperitivo.

An aperitivo means a table full of food, pasta, pizza-slices, vegetables, ham, sausages and more and more.

Around 6 pm every day they put out this table for their clients, and all you have to do as a client is to buy a beer or something else to drink. Then you can eat as much as you want of all the food.

It's a really popular thing to do among the milanese people, they finish work, goes out with some friends, have a beer, eat the food and then they go home and are full until dinner late that night.

Important: be sure to don't come to late for the aperitivo, that might mean that the bar is crowded and that the food almost is finished...

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  • Written May 7, 2004
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