A new way to taste truffles at Florence’s oldest hotel

Tuscan firm Savini Tartufi opens first restaurant at NH Collection Porta Rossa

Helen Farrell
January 2, 2015 - 15:00

Fourth-generation family-run business Savini Tartufi, based in the tiny hamlet of Forcoli, 40 km southeast of Pisa, has opened its first themed restaurant. Located in Florence’s oldest—and perhaps most charismatic—hotel, NH-Porta Rossa, The Truffle Experience offers tuber lovers the possibility to dazzle their taste buds.

Begin with a selection of truffled cheeses and crostoni, move on to tagliolini from Savini’s local pasta makers Caponi served with cheese and white and black truffle, followed by Tuscan classic, an oven-baked egg dusted with truffles.

 

If you’re not all truffled out, treat your sweet tooth to a sheep ricotta frozen dessert from Florentine Gelateria Vivoli with figs and truffle-infused honey.

 

Open at lunch and dinner every day

Starters 15-45 euro; pasta dishes 15-45; mains 15-45; desserts 10-15

 

The Truffle Experience by Savini Tartufi at Hotel NH Collection Porta Rossa

via Porta Rossa, 19, Florence

055 2710911

nh-collection.com

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