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Time-honoured traditions and new twists on Florence’s food scene

International influences on cuisine are strong, but Florentine food maintains its place front and centre on the restaurant scene.

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Five gluten-free restaurants for celiacs in Florence

Italy may seem like the worst place for celiacs, but it is quite the opposite. Here are five gluten-free restaurants in Florence.

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Chef profile: Paolo Gori, Da Burde

Chef-patron Paolo Gori of Da Burde in via Pistoiese talks about his century-old business and pandemic pivoting.

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Best cheap eats for students in Florence

Avoid the overpriced tourist traps. Here are the five of the best cheap eats for students in Florence.

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Locale: like a night at the theatre

Dinner at Locale is like a night at the theatre along a darkened backstreet between via Ghibellina and via dei Pandolfini.

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Vitique, so chic: a review

Vitique has been on my restaurant radar since opening back in the summer of 2015. In plain sight along the via Chiantigiana, on the final stretch into Greve, this fine ...

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Restaurant openings in Florence: November 2021

Christmas has come early as new restaurants open ahead of the holidays, other establishments do a doubling act and lovemark locales reopen.     UNIQUE / La Ménagère     ...

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Amza Zahouani and his growing vegan food empire

The Santo Spirito neighborhood stands out for its artisanal and hip vibe, so it’s no surprise that you can find innovative restaurants for health-conscious foodies. Ashton Saldana talks with food ...

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Christmas at Ruffino’s Poggio Casciano wine estate

The holiday season is approaching and there’s no better time to explore the hills of Florence as the temperatures dip and winter-warming reds bring colour to our cheeks. Ruffino’s flagship ...

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An upscale alimentari: Tuscan Taste Florence

Varinia (Vary) and her husband Edoardo Cecotto are no amateurs in the food industry. Vary has two master’s degrees in culinary arts and Edoardo has managed multiple events and cooking ...

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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 ...

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Thanksgiving in Florence 2021

Florence and Tuscany cater to their international community with plenty of pickings to celebrate November 25. Here’s our round-up of some of the top spots for turkey to ensure you ...

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The Stellar: the sky’s the limit

Devouring deconstructed “carbonara” in a space cocoon is not a daily occurrence, but then there’s something boundless about the ambitions at The Stellar, the restaurant, cocktail bar and events space ...

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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 ...

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Magic of Mimesi

A month ago, I was close to throwing in the towel on the September issue. It’s not much of an excuse, but a bathtub was holding me captive at the ...

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Meet Paolo Lavezzini, the new Executive Chef at Four Seasons Florence

Paolo Lavezzini, the new executive chef at Four Seasons Florence, explains his culinary goals for Il Palagio, one of the city’s top gourmet dining experiences.          To ...

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Autumn events at Villa San Michele

Idyllically perched on the much-loved hills of Fiesole, Villa San Michele, A Belmond Hotel, gazes down at the city below, offering a truly spectacular view. Following on from the successful ...

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Florence’s Granaio dell’Abbondanza

  Once a grain store, then an army barracks and now a thriving co-working hub, conference centre, bar and restaurant, Florence’s Granaio dell’Abbondanza is abuzz with ideas and innovation managed ...

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Spoon Dinners return at Borgo San Jacopo

You never forget your first Spoon Dinner. Or the most recent one.     All the guests at the Spoon night in June 2021       One torrid late ...

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Italian Chef Charity Night at Forte Belvedere, September 7

On September 7, the Italian Chef Charity Night event at Forte Belvedere’s spectacular terrace returns. The fifth edition of the event brings together the signature dishes by 14 top Tuscan ...

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Favourite pizza places in Florence

Florence might not be Naples, but the city’s pizza scene has taken off in recent times, especially in terms of quality and creativity. From gourmet toppings to steamed dough bases, ...

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Osteria Torre a Cona: Tuscan cooking with a daring twist

It’s a breezy day in the Florentine hills as we gather for our first press preview lunch since the pandemic rainbow of restrictions halted our culinary jaunts. Beaming across the ...

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Celebrating spring with Iranian food in Florence and Tuscany

Spring solstice has just arrived, which corresponds with Persian New Year, celebrated by more than ten countries from the “-stans” (Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, etc.) to Albania and by several ethnic groups ...

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Where to Eat and Drink for Valentine’s Day in Florence

Will you be in Florence for Valentine’s Day this February 14? With Tuscany managing to stay in yellow zone for the time being, restaurants and cafes are making the most ...

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