Forchettiere Awards 2024: The best restaurants in Florence and Tuscany

Forchettiere Awards 2024: The best restaurants in Florence and Tuscany

Best Florentine street food won by a vegan panini eatery

Tue 16 Jan 2024 12:22 PM

Last night, the Florence-based food magazine Il Forchettiere announced the winners of its annual Forchettiere Awards 2024.

All the winners of the Forchettiere Awards 2023 at Teatro del Sale. Ph. Luca Managlia

Held in a packed Teatro del Sale, 17 winners took away awards sponsored by Tuscan food businesses. In a surprise win, Tripperia Vegana Tanotto triumphed with its vegan take on tripe in the Best Florentine Street Food category, while two Michelin star chef Valeria Piccini of Caino (Montemerano, in southern Tuscany) was awarded for her career achievements.

Hosted by Il Forchettiere’s founder and editor Marco Gemelli alongside public speaker Adriana Tancredi, Florence’s food scene was out in full force. The name of every winner was announced from a shortlist of five, which had undergone a voting process by 80-plus food professionals and a public vote on the Il Forchettiere’s website.

Valeria Piccini receives the lifetime achievement award. Ph. Luca Managlia

Forchettiere Awards 2024: the winners

Best restaurant in Florence: Cibrèo Ristorante

Best fine dining restaurant in Florence: Architettura del Cibo

Best hotel restaurant in Florence: Il Palagio, Four Seasons

Best traditional trattoria in Florence: Antico Ristoro di Cambi

Best international restaurant in Florence: Sevi

Best pizzeria in Florence: Il Vecchio e il Mare

Best cocktail bar in Florence: Caffè Concerto Paszkowski

Best gelateria in Florence: Badiani

Best bakery in Florence: Wild Buns

Best street food in Florence: Tripperia Vegana Tanotto

Best deli in Florence: Enoteca Alessi

Chef one to watch: Fabio Nistri (Degusteria Italiana)

Best new opening 2023: Saporium Firenze

Best restaurant outside Florence: Podere Belvedere

Best restaurant in Tuscany: Il Frantoio (Colle Val d’Elsa)

Best pizzeria in Tuscany: Lo Spela (Greve in Chianti)

Best cocktail bar in Tuscany: Salotto Negroni 1919 (Certaldo)

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