In one French Sue re-circus company who came over to Niigata energized by the opening of a port in summer of 1874, there were Italian young man cook, Pietro Milliore. Milliore was injured seriously, and I was left by a party, but a burr to push with a manservant employed in Niigata by the circus company became kind and nursed it.
Prefectural government order Masataka Kusumoto impressed by this story at the time started the fund which opened the sukiyaki shop in Milliore. Called big sale, Milliore "Miola", and the shop became a popular person, and it married with Osui and spent happy time.
However, the shop was destroyed by fire by a big fire of 1880, and Miola worried to return to Italy by a shock, but even Japan delivered the full-scale West restaurant in a beginning in the encouragement of neighboring people in the present location of Nishibori. The simple and elegant European-style building and the taste of the dish that named "Italiaken" by Osui’s suggestion praised "this with Rokumei-kan period of Niigata"; could tolerate it, and it was in a restaurant to go to at the most tip.
In the 30 rest of life in Miola where continued contributing to as the center of the food culture that is new in the ground of Niigata residing in Japan homesickness is hard to see it, and return to native land Italy alone, and is said to be it when closed a life of the disturbance in hometown Turin City in November, 1920.
Then "taste of Italiaken" that I grow at the hotel in the first century, and Miola made in the restaurant of the hotel in strange now continues growing.