Birrificio Lambrate is a well-kept secret in Milan, a city that generally prefers bitter cocktails to beer. The microbrewery opened its second gastropub just outside the city center last year. It’s already much loved for its free happy-hour buffets of pasta and bean salads and innovative menus that might include fish or beef fillets marinated in a seasonal lager, blonde, or stout. Reservations recommended. Via Golgi 60, 39/(0) 02-8496-1890. This appeared in the September, 2012 issue.