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FOOD + WINE

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

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Castagnaccio: the naturally gluten-free Florentine dessert

Try making this easy and local gluten-free dessert, which was typically a poor man's winter dish.

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Instant pot porcini + sausage pennoni

Try this recipe by Cristina Blasi and Gabriella Mari of top cooking school Scuola di Arte Culinaria Cordon Bleu for an easy one-pot meal.

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For snug dinners: Riva Kitchen

The former tobacco factory is a cosy restaurant that serves food you really want to eat.

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5 Tuscan cheeses to try right now

Find out about 5 different locally produced cheeses to taste this fall and learn about where they come from.

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Thanksgiving in Florence 2022

Find out where you can celebrate Thanksgiving and get your fix of turkey dinners this year in Florence.

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Autumn at Castello di Bossi

Bacci Wines vaunts more than 900 hectares under vine in Tuscany due to estates in Chianti Classico, Montalcino and the Maremma. 

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First Glass: not your average enoteca

First Glass is a newly opened shop in Florence that is revolutionizing the traditional enoteca.

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Dalla Lola: lesser-known Tuscan cuisine in the Oltrarno

A new trattoria called Dalla Lola is serving lesser-known local dishes to buck tourist trends.

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Recipe: Zucchini + radicchio risotto

Try this easy risotto recipe that is perfect for the transition between summer and autumn.

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Meet Valeriano Antonioli, CEO of Lungarno Collection

David Bach speaks with Valeriano Antonioli, CEO of Lungarno Collection, about hotels, spoon dinners and the hospitality industry.

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Frescobaldi presents new Montepulciano winery: Tenuta Calimaia

The Tuscan vintner intends to produce 3 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano labels on the new estate to the east of the hilltop town.

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A second life at Villa Le Corti: Gaetano and Meigan Arnone

Gaetano and Meigan Arnone are carving out a new life for themselves at Tuscany's Villa Le Corti.

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Gaetano Arnone’s farro salad

A refreshing dish in the summer when the tomatoes, cucumbers and peaches have reached their zenith.

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Wild Buns Bakery opens in Oltrarno

Estonian Robert Marrandi makes Nordic buns all day long in his newly opened Oltrarno bakery.

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Badiani celebrates 90 years of gelato

Established in Florence in 1932, the gelateria is storming the UK market with nine stores and more in the pipeline.

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Top wine charity event The Golden Vines comes to Florence

Industry professionals and wine enthusiasts gather on October 14-17 to support charity galas and award ceremony

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For special occasions: La Loggia, Villa San Michele, A Belmond Hotel

La Loggia, Villa San Michele's fine dining restaurant turns a gourmet experience into a moment of edification.

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Chic Nonna di Vito Mollica: an elevated gourmet experience

Expect fine dining and expert wine pairings at this gourmet restaurant in Beatrice Portinari's childhood palazzo.

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Ditta Artigianale to open coffee shop in Toronto

Opening September 21, the Florentine café will offer coffee, pastries, signature cocktails, brunch and shareable plates seven days a week.

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Giacomo al Salviatino: Florence views and the freshest fish

Dining on the terrace offers sublime vistas and some of the finest fish in Florence.

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Best Pizza in Tuscany

Tuscany now boasts six of the best pizza restaurants in Italy, according to food guide 50 Top Pizza.

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Premier kitchen company Officine Gullo opens events space in Florence

Take a private tour of the masterpieces of Ognissanti Church before savouring dinner and drinks in the striking renovation of a 14th-century chapel.

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Castiglion del Bosco opens Florence Wine Lounge

Taste past and current vintages from the renowned Montalcino winery in historic surroundings along lungarno Guicciardini

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Grocery shopping in Florence

Florence has many markets and supermarkets selling a range of grocery shopping options.

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