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Happy Hour Bars

Happy Hour Bars January 23, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
Happy Hour pubs are prevalent throughout Florence. They offer a very laid back atmosphere and with more that just chips and salsa. Florence has many pubs and bars that serve a happy hour with drinks and some that serve also food. Some happy hours have different cuisines they serve on any given night....

Specialty Food and Cuisine in Florence

Specialty Food and Cuisine in Florence January 16, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
As many cities have there token dishes and recipes, so does Florence. There are many popular pasta dishes but these dishes are not always the first thing someone would order on an Italian menu. Fegatino and Salmone Crostini, Zucca(pumpkin) Crostini al fegato are little pieces of bread with chicken...

Best Wine Bars

Best Wine Bars December 12, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Wine flows all through this city. As it should so close to Chianti, Montalcino and the hills of Tuscany that produce such delicious wine. In Florence there are many relaxing wine bars to frequent and spend your evening sipping great wine and eating great food. Enoteca Coquinarius Enoteca Coquinarius...

Best Neighborhoods for Foodies

Best Neighborhoods for Foodies November 11, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Fresh basil, vegetables and fruit are just the things you crave for when being in Florence. There are places where you can always find the freshest of the fresh to enjoy a new recipe or to eat incredibly well. Mercato Centrale has all of that. Alike Mercato Centrale in San Lorenzo, Sant’ Ambrogio offers...

Best Brunch Restaurants in Florence

Best Brunch Restaurants in Florence October 27, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. In Florence, they consider breakfast to be a coffee or cafe` latte with some biscotti or a brioche. But alas the tradition of brunch has been welcomed into the city mainly for tourists as well as for curious Italians. The best brunch and breakfast...

Where to Take Out of Town Guests for Dinner

Where to Take Out of Town Guests for Dinner October 25, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
When you are visiting Florence for the 4th or 5th time, perhaps you have a list of restaurants you would like to share with friends and family. Taking out of town guests to special dinners can always be a highlight of ones trip. I have made a list myself of places I would take my out of town guests when...

Delicious Panini made by Florentines

Delicious Panini made by Florentines October 2, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Sandwich in Italian is “panino”. When in Florence you must experience the panini that can be found in many cafes and bars. But the ones that are delectable and scrumptious are hard to come by. As they are full of fresh prosciutto, pecorino, mozzarella…ok my mouth is watering. These places are...

Rooftop Bars and Terraces of Florence

Rooftop Bars and Terraces of Florence August 25, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
As much as there are plenty of places to eat and drink in Florence, the most common question I get is what places have the best views of this enchanting city. These rooftop bars have views that you can see all four sides of Florence. Eating with the birds, well not really. La Rinascente department...

Best Pizza in Florence

Best Pizza in Florence July 25, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Pizza. Pasta. Bistecca. These are all token dishes you can find in Florence. Pizza places can be found around every corner, from pizzerias or pizza a taglio (pizza by the slice) joints. Now there are many pizzerie (pizzerias) in the center of Florence that claim to be the best in town and, alas, it’s...

What to Eat When in Tuscany

What to Eat When in Tuscany November 17, 2010 | Food | Read More
Tuscans pride themselves on the selection of food they offer to travelers. They are more than willing to tell you everything that is in the dish just so that you can enjoy it more. There are many types of specialty foods offered in Florence and Tuscany. I have sampled just about all of them and will...