Wake Up And Smell The Truffles At The Carlton Hotel Baglioni Milan | Food Republic

Katie Chang Writer Travel Food Republic Milan Hotels Carlton Baglioni

When Milan was selected to host this year’s World Expo (named “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”), Italy’s second-largest city became more than a finance and fashion destination. Because the food-themed Expo — which kicked off in May and runs through October — is expected to attract a whopping 20 million visitors, local hotels had to step up their game in order to stand out and appeal to even the most discriminating traveler and epicurean.

This is where Carlton Hotel Baglioni Milan, a classic boutique property housed in a former mansion, enters the picture.