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Food and wine in Florence and Tuscany are undoubtedly among the biggest draws for many of us here. Tuck into food stories, relish detailed restaurant reviews, read about our recommended spots to sip and dine, have a go at some recipes, and learn more about the expertise and innovation in the region’s wineries.
Light bites, fine wines by the glass and a cozy atmosphere await the hungry and thirsty at Il Salotto Santa Trinita on the corner of piazza de’ Frescobaldi.
This eatery is the brainchild of Jacopo Vettori, a young Florentine sports science graduate.
From August 18 to 27, four concerts offer an indulgent experience in the Sienese countryside.
Impeccable service, understated elegance and dangerously drinkable aperitifs
Visitors to the Valdarno estate can enjoy the renewed Wine and Art Gallery detailing the estate’s history.
Pint of View chef Karl Whittaker wants to liven up the Florence food scene with his take on English gastropub classics.
This pasta dish is a nice way to dip your toes in the changing seasons.
Try making this easy and local gluten-free dessert, which was typically a poor man's winter dish.
Gourmet lovers delight in Tuscany’s goodness, with cuisine topping many people’s lists while in Florence. Well-aware of the city’s culinary draw, we share our recommendations on where to sip and dine, from cheap panini spots to upper-end eateries.
Read our recipes for traditional Tuscan dishes with some unexpected treats, and we feature plenty of restaurant reviews and interviews with noted figures in the culinary world. Explore some of the region’s wineries as we take you through the history and production of some of Tuscany’s top-class wines, with food guides to ensure you’re in-the-know on popular places to eat, new arrivals, as well as lesser-known tucked away secrets.
Have a look at our favourite places for happy hour, best spots for students, high-end bakeries, historical restaurants, and the pizza places in Florence you need to know. Craft coffee is also explored, with a look at Florence’s Michelin starred restaurants; not forgetting gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian eateries.
Find out where to enjoy cocktails with a view, with our lists of rooftop bars and chill riverside hangouts, as well as bars for the best drinks and where to learn about Florence’s own brands.
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