Beatrice Mungai was born on a cold day of January in 1901 in Ponte Buggianese, Italy.
Raised in a peasant family she was the first of 10 kids deciding to go to Milan where it will take her a lot of strength and courage to open her first Osteria in Via San Pietro all’Orto.
The Osteria will soon have its reputation for the simple and good hearted kitchen plus the great kindness of the owner.
Moving in 1939 in Via Borgospesso “da Bice” will soon become a reference for the most influent citizens of Milan: from theatre, to football, fashion, press and finance worlds, they will all contribute to export the fame of Bice oversea, in New York.
The head head of the family has passed away in 1996 while her nephews took the lead of this flourishing business: Roberta and Beatrice Ruggeri, while Vincenzo Mazzone is the head chef of the kitchen since 1980.