Category Archive: Food and Drinks

Restaurants, tasting, where to go for a drink or a coffee

A dinner in a traditional Tuscan trattoria near Ponte Vecchio

Recently my wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary. For the special occasion, we decided to dine at “Celestino”, a traditional Florentine restaurant in the historic center, a few steps from Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti. The restaurant is in a historic building, known as the Torre degli Ubriachi (Tower of Drunks). The rooms’ historic …

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Winetown, back in town!

Winetown is returning to Florence for its fourth edition on Friday, May 17 and Saturday May 18, 2013. Dedicated to the world of wine, the event will take place in various squares and historical buildings throughout Florence. Some of these buildings are not normally open to the public but will open their doors for these …

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Dining at Fellini’s, a romantic restaurant for two

A few nights ago my boyfriend had the wonderful idea of taking me to dinner at Fellini’s, a restaurant specialized in fish-based dishes in Via Ghibellina, right across from Teatro Verdi, in the Santa Croce area. Needless to say, the name is a tribute to the famous film director Federico Fellini of whom the restaurant’s …

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Taste brings you Tuscany’s gastronomical excellence

The Taste Fair just ended in Florence. For eight years, the event has been held in March at Stazione Leopolda, offering up the best of Tuscan and Italian food. This event has grown so much over the years that it was even reviewed in the New York Times, as an event not to be missed …

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Le Fonticine: a good dining experience

Last night, I had the great pleasure of dining in a restaurant smack dab in Florence’s center. Off of the city’s more crowded streets, by the famous Mercato Centrale of San Lorenzo, “Le Fonticine” is well worth a try. When I came into the restaurant, the first impression wasn’t that great as there was just …

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