Monthly Archives: May 2014

“Al Fresco” Restaurant’s summer opening

What should we do tonight? It's hot, so how about going to an outdoor restaurant... the first that springs to mind is "Al Fresco", Grand Hotel Minerva's outdoor restaurant in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, which just opened a few days ago for the summer season. Just like last year, an elegant, laid-back atmosphere reigns. We had a glass of prosecco to get started and have something to sip while you peruse the new menu. I went for fish and my friend chose meat. The starter I chose

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The New Upper floor of Central Market

Last April 23, the upper floor of Florence's Mercato Centrale (Central Market) reopened, just in time to honor the 140 years since its long-ago opening in 1874. Once a fruit and vegetable market (now on the ground floor), the first floor has been closed for several years and is now reopening with a spruced-up, modern look and a variety of food stands and shops. Made curious by its newness, on Friday evening I decided to spend the evening there with my boyfriend and a couple of

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Such a beautiful perspective on Florence by @collagevintage ❤️ Most of the photos taken on our rooftop feature the majestic Duomo, but this view of the old roofs going towards the Oltrarno is truly magical. ...

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Our #cocktailbar is open every day from 7pm and Thursdays are all about jazz 🎷🍸 ...

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Merluzzo in salagione, cottura poché, verdure estive in giardiniera e acqua di pomodoro costoluto fiorentino. 🍅🥕🐟 #summermenu #labuonanovella ...

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