Champagne Bar at Le Sirenuse
Part of the 18th-century seaside villa that houses Le Sirenuse hotel, this upscale bar is set on an open-air terrace overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea and the surrounding hills. Classic jazz music fills the space, which is decorated with candlelit mosaic tables, cushioned wicker chairs, and white roses planted in heavy stone pots. Famed Venetian glassblower Carlo Moretti supplies the flutes for the bar’s rare vintage champagnes, while his sister Costanza Paravicini creates the ceramic plates for raw oysters and other fresh seafood. On summer evenings, a live DJ spins more upbeat tunes, creating a party-like atmosphere.
Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.