Articles Tagged ‘osteria’

The Handful of Dung–Secret of Florence

The Handful of Dung–Secret of Florence June 23, 2011 | What's New | Read More
This is the story about Antonio Rinaldeschi who was a young nobleman of Florence who was a freebird and loved to drink, play cards in the bars of Florence. On July 21, 1501 he was at the Osteria del Fico in present-day Vicolo del Giglio. He was three sheets to the wind when he had managed to lose all...

An Osteria with charm, conversation and Tartufo

An Osteria with charm, conversation and Tartufo October 27, 2010 | Food | Read More
Osteria da Ganino was founded in 1987 by Henri, born in France, and Angelo, from Campania.  They have a clientele that varies from tourists to Italians.  Usually the tourists arrive early and the Italians arrive after.  I was lucky enough to sit near the counter where Giuseppe and Laura made...