Monthly Archives: February 2015

Touring Florence’s Cathedral

I recently had the chance to try out three tours organized by CAF Tour & Travel and learn about exceptional, little-known places in Florence's magnificent Cathedral, Baptistery and Sculptors' Workshop. These tours revealed places in Florence I hadn't even imagined existed! All three tours showed a short film about Florence during the Renaissance, an explanation of the changes and improvements wrought over the centuries by important sculptors and artists who contributed to making our

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Valentine’s Day in Florence

February is for lovers... have you ever imagined spending it in Florence? Florence is a city of romance — the place where love bloomed between Dante and his Beatrice, and every year thousands of couples choose it for their honeymoons or even as a place to marry. Where better to spend next February 14 with your special someone? So what are Florence's most romantic spots?

Photo credit: joshz687 Before the sun goes down, we suggest a sweet, hand-in-hand stroll through the

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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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