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Food and wine in Florence and Tuscany, including food stories, restaurant reviews and wineries.

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Ottone: Italian cooking in the neighbourhood

A word of advice to restaurant goers: head outside the city centre and into the residential neighbourhoods for some quality nosh. Ottone is just around the corner from piazza Beccaria ...

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Zucchini, pistachio + lentil salad 

Dive into this healthy early-summer salad.

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Tenuta Ruffino Poggio Casciano: fine wining + dining with a side of design

Head for the Florence hills for a gourmet lunch and wine tours.

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Ditta Artigianale opens on the ground floor of San Lorenzo Market

The Florence-founded specialty coffee brand celebrates 10 years of business.

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Fine dining at Castello di Casole, A Belmond Hotel, Tuscany

An hour's drive from Florence takes you to a dreamy gourmet scenario.

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D612: caring about coffee

Roasting high-quality beans with maximum transparency

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Strawberry + rose water clafoutis

This clafoutis is perfect to finish off a spring dinner or at teatime.

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‘Selezione Oli Extravergine’ showcases innovation in the Tuscan olive oil industry

The recent 2024 Selezione Oli Extravergine showcase held at Cinema la Compagnia di Firenze served as an opportunity to delve into various aspects of the olive oil sector, including pressing ...

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A spring version of cecina

This upgraded version of the crispy Tuscan cecina chickpea pancake is the perfect dinner recipe for the spring.

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The Michelangelo urban vineyard

The Fittipaldi family replants their vineyard with a Duomo view.

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Florence’s central market turns 150

The Mercato Centrale Storico is planning a line-up of events to celebrate its culinary and historical value.

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Mezè Wild Dining: sharing plates in a sleek locale

All the flavours of the Mediterranean by candlelight

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Berberè opens at Manifattura Tabacchi

A retro dining experience with really good pizzas

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Wanda Caffè: like grandma used to make it

International and local flavours blend together in this cute new coffeeshop.

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Slitti: Chocolate tasting near the Duomo

The chocolate emporium in the heart of Florence.

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New restaurant openings in Spring 2024

From burgers to pizzas and artisan food to go

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Reburger: slow fast food in the Oltrarno

Some of the best burgers in Florence with a side of fries and culture.

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A load of tripe: Lampredotto recipes

Love it or hate it, it's a Florentine institution and worth knowing how to make for yourself.

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San Paolino Restaurant: contemporary Tuscan cooking with a tropical jungle vibe

Playful risottos and sustainable food in a spectacular setting.

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Zesty traditional Tuscan white bean soup

Tangy, spicy and comforting, make this recipe your go-to for the winter.

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Tuscany’s Chocolate Valley

An indulgent tour of Tuscany's chocolatiers.

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Hallasan: an elevated Korean barbecue experience

The upmarket via Guelfa restaurant is one of only two places licensed to serve Kobe meat in central Florence.

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Forchettiere Awards 2024: The best restaurants in Florence and Tuscany

Best Florentine street food won by a vegan panini eatery

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