Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence

In so many ways, Florence is a city where time somehow seems to have stopped. This comes as no surprise to anyone who has set foot here or just looked at some pictures. Everywhere you turn, and without even walking into a church or a museum, you meet with that everlasting beauty that only masterpiecesContinue reading “Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence”

La Bottega del buon caffè – Bistrot – Florence

The Bistrot, “La Bottega del buon caffè”, is an old coffee shop, transformed in frecnh-style Bistrot. Little tables, closed each others, bottles of wines on the walls, and a good Champagne menu . The dishes instead, despite they can appear having a french touch, have an unmistakable Italian taste. The best of the best. ThisContinue reading “La Bottega del buon caffè – Bistrot – Florence”

Taste, 8/9-11 March 2013, Florence

The exhibition dedicated to food excellence and the food lifestyle comes back again. Taste is the place where it is possible to meet the best international gastronomy operators and the the ever largest public of foodies. During and before the exhibition there is the “fuori di taste”. The city of Florence lives the “Taste” givingContinue reading “Taste, 8/9-11 March 2013, Florence”

The Dalì Universe in Florence – from 1 February to 25 May 2013 – Palazzo Medici Riccardi

The Dalì Universe in Florence exhibition is opened from the 1st of February. Palazzo Medici Riccardi hosts this beautiful exhibition,  dedicated to the famous hispanish artist, showing more than 100 works of art including sculptures in bronze, object in glass, furniture and the very famous melted watches. There are some of the mastepiecses of theContinue reading “The Dalì Universe in Florence – from 1 February to 25 May 2013 – Palazzo Medici Riccardi”

Florence: dinner with show at Teatro del Sale

This night I attended the Maria Cassi show “Crepapelle” at the Teatro del Sale, in Florence. The Teatro del sale is a unique place in Florence, where it is possible to have a dinner (or a lunch or brunch) and after to assist to a live show. The food is prepared live by the FabioContinue reading “Florence: dinner with show at Teatro del Sale”

Rent an apartment in Florence to attend the Pitti’s exhibitions: Uomo, Bambino and Filati

January in Florence is the time of the Pitti’s exhibitions and in this Period Florence becomes the fashion’s world capital. This is the calendar of the next 2013 edition: Pitti Uomo 8-11 January; Pitti Bimbo 17-19 January; Pitti Filati 23-25 January. During those periods the hotel in Florence are full and very expensive. Have youContinue reading “Rent an apartment in Florence to attend the Pitti’s exhibitions: Uomo, Bambino and Filati”

Il Nuovo Mondo by Paolo Sacchetti, one of the best Italian Patisserie, an hidden gem in Prato, Tuscany

Discerning travellers moving to Tuscany, good food lovers, people ever searching hidden gems are highly recommended to visit “Il Nuovo Mondo Pasticceria”  by Paolo Sacchetti. Paolo is a well known maitre patissier. He is the 2012 italian champion but despite that, as he sells his marvelous patisserie only in his shop in Prato, and asContinue reading “Il Nuovo Mondo by Paolo Sacchetti, one of the best Italian Patisserie, an hidden gem in Prato, Tuscany”

The white and black truffle in Mugello

This post is dedicated to the Tuscany and truffle lovers. After the white truffle of San Miniato, it’s time to give evidence to the white truffle of the Mugello valley. Only 30 minutes north of Florence the Mugello valley is reach of natural, historical and artistic attractions. We are happy to inform you about theContinue reading “The white and black truffle in Mugello”

Florens 2012 – Culture is quality of life – Biennale Internazionale dei beni culturali e ambientali -From November 3 to 8

Florens is held every two years and is currently in its second edition. During the first edition in 2010, 9000 attendees were recorded at conferences, and 200.000 at the other events. Particular success was achieved by commemoration of the miracle of San Zanobi, involving the installation of a green lawn between the Duomo and the BaptisteryContinue reading “Florens 2012 – Culture is quality of life – Biennale Internazionale dei beni culturali e ambientali -From November 3 to 8”

Biennale Enogastronomica Fiorentina – Firenze dal 3 all’8 Novembre 2012

Dal 3 al 18 novembre la città di Firenze ospiterò nei suoi locali, ristoranti, piazze e palazzi strocii la BIENNALE ENOGASTRONOMICA FIORENTINA. Un calendario ricco di incontri, spettacoli, itinerari del gusto, mercati, degustazioni, aperitivi, cene e convegni, con un occhio particolare agli aspetti della solidarietà. Oltre ai tanti eventi che giorno dopo giorno animeranno il programma dellaContinue reading “Biennale Enogastronomica Fiorentina – Firenze dal 3 all’8 Novembre 2012”