Author: Erica Michelle Kiefer

Erica Michelle Kiefer came to Italy for the food, prefers cats to dogs, and studies journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. She writes articles on food, music and art. When not interning for The Florentine, she scribbles short stories and scours the streets for gelato. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram @EricaMKiefer and weekly at www.medium.com/@ericakiefer.
October 27, 2017
FOOD + WINE

5 brunch spots in Florence

From karaoke bars to five-star hotels, Florence now has several brunch joints serving American cuisine dusted with French and British inspiration.
October 25, 2017
FOOD + WINE

Nu Ovo, taking the egg to the next level

New restaurant Nu Ovo’s name says it all. Yes, the subtitle is cheesy, “A lovely eggsperience,” but it’s also true: the egg is ubiquitous.
October 13, 2017
NEWS

Adrian Paci to exhibit in Florence

Movement and migration key themes for the artist
October 10, 2017
LIFESTYLE

One millennial’s guide to aperitivo in Florence

One millennial’s guide to four aperitivo spots in Florence that offer a little of everything for a millennial’s 10-euro budget.
September 29, 2017
ART + CULTURE

Order and chaos

The Tuscan countryside brims with thousands of trees. Florentines may know the difference between cypresses and redwoods, but what about cedars, firs, maples, birches, oaks and their varieties? Then the common Tuscan creatures: Corsican hares, red foxes, barnacle geese and kingfishers. As unknown fauna mounts, so does fear of the unfamiliar. If scientists haven’t discovered […]
September 15, 2017
NEWS

Marble replica fills gap on cathedral exterior

Two cranes and a restoration team recently positioned a copy of the Old Testament’s Samuel on the façade of Florence Cathedral.