Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cucina Torcicoda

A few weeks ago our co-worker Claudio retired. To celebrate we all went out to dinner at a nice restaurant that recently changed management and was completely renovated. The restaurant is called "Cucina Torcicoda". The restaurant is in the vibrant Santa Croce neighborhood, around the corner from the Santa Croce church. The restaurant is enormous. The manager Johanna told us that it is almost 1,000 square meters. I would have never guessed its size by the entrance in a narrow street called Via

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Valentine’s Day in Florence

We're coming up on February 14, St. Valentine's Day, the day of love. What could be better than celebrating it by spending a weekend in one of the world's most romantic cities? Florence is postcard perfect for couples to walk hand-in-hand on the Ponte Vecchio. You could rent a car and take a spin through the hills of Chianti. Or perhaps toast with a glass of fine red wine in one of Florence's many restaurants with a sweeping view of the city. There's good reason that many men choose Florence as

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Mouth-watering Events

On par with its world-renowned monuments and museums, Florence is famed for its culinary talents. The excellence of its cuisine attracts food lovers from around the world. It's hardly a surprise that Florence is the perfect setting for top-of-the-line food and wine events, in addition to its plethora of restaurants, pizzerias, and gelaterias. Here are a few of the upcoming mouth-watering events in Florence, some right by our hotel! In February, specifically the week before St. Valentine's Day,

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Chef Tommaso Calonaci racconta il menu "La Brace", creato in occasione di Fuori di Taste e disponibile presso il nostro ristorante La Buona Novella fino a questa sera. ...

Taste Firenze inizia domani ma già da stasera siamo a Firenze. Per cena siamo stati da La Buona Novella, il ristorante del Grand Hotel Minerva, per provare il menù “La Brace” ideato dallo chef Tommaso Calonaci. I piatti sono nati dalla convinzione che i profumi e i sapori che scaturiscono dalla cottura alla brace facciano parte del nostro background gustativo

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In occasione del Fuori di Taste, il 9 e il 10 Marzo, Chef Tommaso Calonaci propone "La Brace". Un menu che nasce dall’esaltazione di un sapore familiare, quello della brace, che si riscopre in abbinamenti insoliti, freschi e persino dolci. In collaborazione con Koppert Cress.
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