Start the day with a coffee and pastry at a Milan cafe-bar in the laidback Brera district. Savour the local creamy risotto Milanese rice speciality at a traditional Milan restaurant near the Duomo cathedral, or follow the paparazzi to designer-owned cafes in the Montenapoleone area. As the day lengthens, sip Negroni cocktails at a bohemian Milan bar in canalside Navigli then hobnob with Milan's beautiful people at a club along Corso Como.
Graze on cake and coffee at century-old tearooms in Milan's fine Galleria shopping mall or chichi cafes on Milan's Corso Como and in the Quadrilatero d'Oro. If time's pressing, fill up on pizza by the slice at snack bars surrounding the Milan Duomo cathedral. Go for relaxed platefuls of risotto, veal cutlets or other classic trattoria fare at restaurants and pizzerias along Milan's Ripa di Porta Ticinese in Navigli. Or people-watch while you dine at thronged pavement restaurant and bar tables on Brera's trendy Via Fiori Chiari.
Be part of the trend in Milan and start the evening with aperitivi heady cocktails or glasses of fizzy prosecco wine accompanied by delicious free bar snacks. Dive into this smorgasbord from around 6pm before heading off to lively restaurants, bars and clubs around Corso Como and the late-night Navigli area.
Cool off with a Campari in Milan's elegant Galleria shopping mall then make your way to chic bars along Milan's Corso Como for classy cocktails with the fashionable set. Forget about who's wearing what in low-key bars in Brera and relax with an aperitivo. Then stay up late at an outdoor bar in Milan's laidback Navigli and keep the evening pumping with live jazz.