Angelo Condemi, born in Bari in 1976, already at the age of 9 finds himself helping his father in family pizzerias. Growing up, the passion for flour grows with him and at 23 he opens his first pizzeria in Bari, is followed by another opening in 2004 in Polignano a Mare where he finds his well-deserved success.
Angelo has another great passion: travel. In 2016 he brought his art and knowledge to the Dominican Republic where he opened the Bella 'Mbriana al Caribe and here he was immediately recognized for his unmistakable style in his particular mixture and in the decor of the restaurant. Finally, Italians residing in the Dominican Republic have a second home 10,000 km from their own.
In February 2020, the Italian Chamber of Deputies recognizes him with the "Excellence Pugliesi 2020" award.
Angelo does not stop, in 2020, will inaugurate his next Bella 'Mbriana in the Costa del Sol, Spain. Angelo is determined to make the excellence of the Apulian products combined with his unique dough known to as many countries as possible in the world.
Certainly its trump cards have been the passion for this work, the knowledge and detailed research in all the products used derived from the Puglia Region, the style and savoir-faire that only a Bari has, have been an added value for this product. winning.
Excellence Pugliesi 2020
in February 2020, Angelo Condemi receives the award at the Chamber of Deputies of Rome for the "Excellence Pugliesi". La Bella 'Mbriana stands out for offering the best products of the Italian tradition on its tables, every single ingredient has a story to tell and the Puglia region once again represents the Made in Italy in the world.
An ancient legend says that a piece of the Greek coast drifted and came to merge with the Apulian coast. The origins of the town still have many questions, however, scholars believe that around the fourth century BC, Dionysius the 2nd, tyrant of Syracuse, founded one of Neapolis Peuceta. The strategic location allowed for the control of the burgeoning shipping trade, towards the Ionian Sea. It first appeared as a statio along the Trajan Way, which connected Rome to Brindisi, the boarding point for the East, via Egnathia, now home to an archaeological park and museum. Some remains of the Roman road can still be seen as one descends the stairway next to the bridge. Continuing on the path, you reach a small pebbled beach, the ancient port, from which you can see the extraordinary skill with which, the ancient inhabitant of the city, built their town overlooking the sea.