For the second time in a row, a special edition of the red Michelin guide has been published, entirely dedicated to Istria

first_imgBeram (frescoes) ***Euphrasian Basilica ***Motovun-Montona **Grožnjan_Grisignana **Porec-Parenzo **Lim Bay **Rovinj-Rovigno **Brijuni **Sights of Pula (Arena, Forum, Arc de Triomphe) **Sacral collection cr. Sv. Blaza, Vodnjan **Old town of Labin **Plomin **Pula – Pola *Vodnjan – Dignano *Bale -Valle *Labin *Svetvincenat *Sv. Lovreč *Draguć *Aleja Glagoljaša *Hum *Vrsar – Orsera *Novigrad – CittanovaOprtalj – Portole Umag – Umago Under the title “Unforgettable tastes, smells and memories” Michelin describes Istria as a unique country in the Mediterranean and, for the heart-shaped peninsula, immersed in the crystal blue of the Adriatic Sea, points out that it is a hidden natural garden that slowly reveals its secret beauties. He gives special emphasis to Istrian truffles, extra virgin olive oil and wine, and then the places are arranged in alphabetical order and accordingly presented restaurants in such a way that each has a space with a description and the most important information.Monte *, Rovinj-RovignoAlla Beccaccia, ValbandonBatelina, BanjoleBody, Lovrečica-Umag / Umago – newBuščina, St. Mary on the Karst, Umag-Umago – newDamir & Ornella, Novigrad-CittanovaTavern Čok, Novigrad-CittanovaTavern Morgan, Bracanija, Buje-Buiemarina, Novigrad-CittanovaMeneghetti, Bale-VallePergola, Zambratija-ZambrattiaSan Rocco, Brtonigla-VerteneglioSv. Nikola, Poreč-ParenzoWine Vault, Rovinj-RovignoZigante, Livade-Levade What’s up Olive oil road Michelin emphasizes the Flos Olei guide and the fact that Istria has been declared the world’s best region of extra virgin olive oil, and singles out the following producers:Agrolaguna, PorečAl Torcio, NovigradBasiaco, BujeWhites, VodnjanBuršić, BrtoniglaChiavalon, VodnjanGrubic, BaleIpsha, MeadowsMate, SavudrijaMedea-Agroprodukt, PulaMeneghetti, BaleNegri , LabinOlea BB, RabacTonin, VodnjanZigante, BujeZubin, UmagGreen guide Michelin Istria Croatia – special edition Za zeleni dio vodiča Michelin je odabrao najvažnije lokacije Istre koje su, uz tri lokacije bez znaka, klasificirane s tri, dvije i jednom zvjezdicom. Tako su se među odabranim mjestima koje gosti ne smiju nikako propustiti prilikom posjeta Istri našle izvanredne freske crkve Sv. Marije na Škriljinah u Bermu te Eufrazijeva bazilika s osvojenim najvećim brojem bodova (3*), a klasificirane kao najveća  preporuka. Slijede: Motovun, Grožnjan, Poreč, Limski zaljev, Rovinj, Brijuni, znamenitosti Pule, sakralna zbirka crvke Sv. Blaža u Vodnjanu, starogradska jezgra Labina te Plomin s dvije zvjezdice, tj. klasificirani kao preporučena mjesta za posjet. Potom Pula, Vodnjan, Bale, Labin, Svetvinčenat, Sveti Lovreč, Draguć, Aleja Glagoljaša, Hum i Vrsar s jednom zvjezdicom, odnosno opisana kao interesantna mjesta, a na kraju popisa se nalaze još Novigrad, Oprtalj i Umag.center_img For the second time in a row, the famous publishing house Michelin from Paris has published a special edition of the red guide, which it has once again dedicated entirely to Istria.It is a publication that Michelin publishes for important gourmet destinations such as Paris, Barcelona, ​​Trentino Alto Adige, etc., which are included in national editions, but due to their specificity, importance of territory and gourmet offer, they are especially presented in such editions.Considering that according to the criteria of Michelin Istria is defined as a small destination with a limited number of recommended addresses (the whole of Croatia has a total of three restaurants with a MICHELIN star and 55 restaurants with a recommendation) in the new Istrian edition, the region has once again confirmed one star. by adding two more new facilities to the list of recommendations – Buščina and Badi, both from Umag. ” This year’s important novelty is that the guide, in addition to the tourist part of Green Michelin, also presents the 16 best Istrian wineries and an equal number of oil mills.This edition is very important for Istria, and its effects are especially important for the next perspective of Istria. Namely, we are already working on the 2019 edition. According to the first and initial negotiations, we will have the opportunity to include a larger number of recommended addresses or those with asterisks, but it depends on our caterers and their performance and, clearly, how they will be evaluated by inspectors. said the director of the Istria County Tourist Board, Denis Ivošević.With this, Istria again managed to make a step forward and strengthen cooperation with Michelin, which is an additional quality promotion tool that puts a special focus on the entire destination. Istria has been present in almost all relevant European gastronomic guides for many years, and the red Michelin guide is certainly a great recognition for Istrian gastronomy. “What is crucial is the fact that our space is open, that we have the opportunity for our caterers to show themselves and prove that Istria can and must do much better. We should all appreciate the space that is opening up to us, because it is enough to remember that Istria has been trying for almost ten years to reach the position of thinking about us at all, to get a chance to show ourselves. Today, we have that position, I hope we will be wise and know how to use this great chance that is offered to us, because there is no remedial exam, ” Ivošević concludes.The story of Michelin, at least as far as Istria is concerned, has lasted for almost ten years, and before that date, Istria worked for almost a decade in an organized, dedicated and extremely high quality gourmet scene with the basic goal of gaining the dignity and reputation that undoubtedly belonged to it. , but this needed to be confirmed in real life and in the market. Thus, in the company of about two thousand elite restaurants around the world, the so-called. golden selection, in 2018, with one Michelin star for the second time in a row, the only Monte restaurant in Rovinj entered.Guide Michelin – Istria Croatia It is available in English-German, and is printed in 15 copies, which are distributed free of charge and, in addition to the listed restaurants, will be located in the most frequent key places in Istria.Red guide Michelin Istra Croatia – special edition Za Wine roads of Istria Michelin states that the sixteen selected wineries represent the best reflection of wine tourism on the peninsula. Agrolaguna, PorečArman Franc, VižinadaArman Marijan, VižinadaWelcome, MotovunCattunar, BrtoniglaClai, KrasicaCoronica, UmagListen, UmagDegrassi, SavudrijaKabola, BujeKozlovic, MomjanMatosevic, Sv. LovrečMeneghetti, BaleRoxanich, MotovunTrapan, ŠišanVeralda, Brtongilalast_img read more

The world went mad in 2003, but property remained calm

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American sprinter Coleman charged under anti-doping rules

first_imgAMERICAN sprinter Christian Coleman has been charged under anti-doping rules with missing three drugs tests, says the US Anti-Doping Agency.USADA has confirmed the 23-year-old has been charged with failing to “properly file his whereabouts information”.Coleman, who ran a world-leading time of 9.81 seconds in the Diamond League in California in June, has agreed to an arbitration hearing on 4 September.USADA says a decision will be made the following day.The World Athletics Championships begin in Doha on 28 September.On Thursday, BBC Sport was told an investigation had begun over concerns of three missed tests.Under the ‘whereabouts’ system, athletes must let officials know where they will be for one hour every day as well as details of overnight accommodation and training.Failure to do so three times in a 12-month period could lead to a rule violation under the World Anti-Doping code.If found guilty, Coleman would face an automatic one-year ban and would miss the World Championships and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.Two of the three tests were directed by Usada, while a third was initiated by the Athletics Integrity Unit.USADA says it is “working closely with the AIU on this matter”.In a statement to former sprinter Ato Bolden for the NBC network on Saturday, Coleman said: “I’m not a guy who takes any supplements at all, so I’m never concerned about taking drugs tests, at any time.“What has been widely reported concerning filing violations is simply not true.“I am confident the upcoming hearing on 4 September will clear the matter and I will compete at the World Championships in Doha this fall.”Former Great Britain 400m Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu received a year’s ban in 2006 under the ‘whereabouts’ system for three missed tests.Coleman won the US National Championships last month in 9.99 seconds.He finished second at the 2017 World Championships in London behind fellow American Justin Gatlin and has a personal best of 9.79, making him the seventh fastest man in history.Coleman also set a world record for the 60m when he claimed gold at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham last year and was talked about as a new superstar sprinter in the post-Usain Bolt era.(BBC Sport).last_img read more

Scandal rocks FIFA Player of the Year awards as coaches cry foul

first_imgCoaches from Bolivia, Albania, Equatorial Guinea, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Kuwait and Vanuatu have alleged that the 2013 Ballon d’Or votes were rigged, according to Catalan outlet La Xarxa and and Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo. Via Danish paper BT and Norway’s Dagbladet (h/t 101 Great Goals), the aforementioned coaches all suggest their original votes were recorded and published differently from what they had initially submitted. Jorvan Vieira, who coaches the Kuwait national team, reportedly told La Xarxa (via BT), “I think there has been any fraud here. I voted for (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic.” That despite FIFA’s official record of the submissions showing that he voted for Lionel Messi as the winner, followed by Neymar and the eventual winner, Cristiano Ronaldo.  The same applies to the coach of the Fijian national team, Juan Carlos Buzzetti. FIFA recorded his vote with Ronaldo in first position ahead of Franck Ribery and Robert Lewandowski. He also insists his votes have been amended, claiming, “I voted for Cristiano, Messi and Ribery. I have in no way voted Lewandowski. He is not on par with the other three.” But the harshest, most colourful of all the criticism came from Albania’s coach, Gianni De Biasi. He didn’t hold back in a statement (NSFW), telling Mundo Deportivo what he thought of the scenario after his first-place vote for Ronaldo apparently changed to one for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.  “I gave five points to Ronaldo, three to Messi and one to Ibrahimovic. I did not give five to Ibrahimovic,” De Biasi said. “This is bullshit and lies.” These allegations are the second within a week which refer to the Ballon d’Or votes being doctored, as Qatar national coach Fahad Al Zarraa previously claimed his president forced him to vote for Ronaldo, as per sportsfan.com.  The showpiece event saw Ronaldo pick up the gong for the second time in his career, staving off competition from Messi and Ribery, who accompanied him on the three-man shortlist. Whilst it would be difficult to deny that Ronaldo deserved the award, these emerging allegations will cast doubts over the validity of the vote, especially after FIFA extended the voting deadline until after Ronaldo’s one-man show in the World Cup playoffs, according to Ian Ladyman of the Daily Mail. The extension only served to raise suspicions that FIFA were pushing for a Ronaldo win after Sepp Blatter’s unsavoury remarks about the Portuguese winger.  The FIFA president claimed back in November that Ronaldo has “more expenses at the hairdresser” than his great rival Messi, per The Guardian. Ronaldo scored a sensational 66 goals in 56 games in 2013, per BBC Sport. He’s started 2014 in excellent fashion too, scoring four times in Real Madrid’s first five games of 2014, per WhoScored.last_img read more

Lion Country Safari drive-thru safari reopens Thursday

first_imgThe Lion Country Safari announced the reopening of its drive-thru safari.The zoo was forced to shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.The announcement for the reopening was made on Wednesday.The zoo’s drive-thru will reopen on Thursday, May 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with the last car admitted at 4:30 p.m.Zoo officials said tickets must be pre-purchased and are only valid for the drive-thru on the selected date.The walk-thru park will remained closed.last_img

Tammie Rutledge joins Genworth Life Insurance Company

first_imgFacebook13Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Tammie Rutledge, FLMITammie L. Rutledge has been appointed as an independent long term care insurance agent in Washington, producer with Genworth Life Insurance Company. Tammie Rutledge specializes in long term care planning information and guidance. She has been in this business for many years and looks forward to working with clients and prospects in the State of Washington.She is known for her expertise and straightforward approach to helping people understand potential solutions for their long term care needs. She helps people assess their long term care requirements and build long term care insurance plans to help protect their financial futures.Genworth Life Insurance Company helped pioneer the development of long term care insurance and is a leader in terms of individual long term care insurance policies in force. Genworth’s comprehensive long term care insurance products help people protect their retirement savings and preserve their financial independence.Genworth Life Insurance Company, Administrative Office: Richmond, VAlast_img read more

Adopt-A-Pet Dog of the Week: Polly

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Adopt-A-PetMeet Polly! She is an adorable, four-year-old girl who looks like a fashion model, especially when wearing her cute outfits. Polly likes riding in the car, cuddling, and going for leash walks which are happy activities that she is more than willing to share with friends. Polly weighs in at 12 pounds which, in her opinion, makes her just right for sitting in your lap! She knows basic commands, and with proper introduction, gets along well with children, dogs, and cats. Polly is a wonderful companion!If you have further questions or would like to schedule an appointment to meet Polly in person, please contact the adoption team at Shelton Adopt-A-Pet. Emails are the preferred method of communication.Adopt-A-Pet has many great dogs and always need volunteers. To see all our current dogs, visit the Adopt-A-Pet website, our Facebook page or at the shelter on Jensen Road in Shelton. For more information, email thedoghouse3091@hotmail.com or call 360-432-3091.last_img read more