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November 11, 2021

Wineries with restaurants to warm you up this autumn

As the mercury heads south, our taste buds turn to Tuscan reds. Warming and generous, Sangiovese embraces like that favourite scarf around our shoulders. These wineries in Montalcino and Montepulciano serve considered local fare to accompany their top vino rosso.     MONTALCINO / Fattoria dei Barbi     Renowned worldwide for blue-label bottlings, present-day […]
October 28, 2021

Historical restaurants in Florence

Food means more than merely filling our bodies, sustaining our energy and fuelling our day. It is a source of knowledge, a taste of tradition, and it provides a context where we come together at the table or gather in the kitchen. Food introduces discourse and learning, from the sagre, local festivals centred on an […]
April 6, 2021

The tragic state of Florence’s restaurants

As consumers, we have done without restaurants for the best part of a year, save for a few months last summer and a brief burst of freedom in January. We have lost one of the keystones of human society, an integral part of Italian culture especially, but for most of us the loss amounts to […]
November 6, 2019

Michelin starred restaurants in Florence for 2020

Here’s our guide to Florence’s eight Michelin-starred restaurants: Enoteca Pinchiorri (3 stars); La Leggenda dei Frati (1 star); Il Palagio (1 star); Borgo San Jacopo (1 star); Ora d’Aria (1 star); La Bottega del Buon Caffè (1 star); and two new 1-star restaurants for 2020: Gucci Garden Osteria and Santa Elisabetta.     Enoteca Pinchiorri “For decades Pinchiorri has represented luxury and haute […]

Michelin starred restaurants in Tuscany for 2020

Italian cuisine has long since been a favourite, but in recent years chefs in Tuscany have been scaling the heights of culinary excellence. Here’s an overview to 2020 Michelin-starred restaurants in Tuscany, which vaunts five new 1-star entries for the region: Santa Elisabetta and Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura, in Florence; L’Asinello, Senio Venturi, in Castelnuovo Berardenga; Virtuoso […]
June 19, 2019

Kitchen talk: chefs’ perspective on Florence’s restaurants

Behind the cameras of televised cooking shows and the pages of food reviews and travel guides, the customer knows very little about what really goes on in the minds and kitchens of the chefs who prepare their food. As a former chef with work experience in both low- and high-end restaurants, I have some awareness […]
November 16, 2018

2019 Michelin starred restaurants in Tuscany

Here’s an overview to 2019 Michelin-starred restaurants in Tuscany, which vaunts three new entries: La Tenda Rossa, Al 43 and Ristorante Giglio.
February 8, 2018

6 international restaurants in Florence

Here is our guide to some of the tastiest international restaurants in Florence, Italy right now. Just don’t tell "nonna"…
November 16, 2017

2018 Michelin starred restaurants in Tuscany

Here’s an overview to 2018 Michelin-starred restaurants in Tuscany, which vaunts three new entries: Poggio Rosso, Osteria Perillà and Cum Quibus.
November 17, 2016

2018 Michelin starred restaurants in Florence

Our guide to Florence’s seven Michelin-starred restaurants (unchanged from 2017): one 3-star (Enoteca Pinchiorri) and six 1-star establishments.