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Carpaccio story – Koper, Western Slovenia
October 5, 2018
Carpaccio story is an interesting concept, narrative telling event happening in Koper, a seaside town in western Slovenia. The event celebrates Carpaccio, the dish which was invented in 1950 in Venice’s Harry’s Bar by Giuseppe Cipriani. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpaccio). The name of the dish goes far back, to the 15th-century Venice painting school, when Vittore Carpaccio created the paintings in the characteristic red/white tones. Carpaccio spent a long time oh his life in Koper and here is how it all comes together. Koper Regional museum keeps Carpaccio’s works (https://www.pokrajinskimuzejkoper.si/en/carpaccio/vittore-carpaccio-v-kopru). The carpaccios at Koper’s event will be prepared by five eminent chefs. This is an excellent opportunity to taste carpaccio creations and explore the background if this special dish and the origin of its name.