Greve in Chianti and the five things to visit

The five place to visit during a stay in Greve in Chianti. The Matteotti square in Greve in Chianti The square is the hearth of the village of Greve in Chianti. The main feature of square are the colonnades that enclose it. Under the colonnades there are restaurants, artisans shops, winery and the famous butcherContinue reading “Greve in Chianti and the five things to visit”

Pastry-shop Francesco Cecchi, Cinquale: amazing pastries & cakes in Versilia

This is a real gem. It is not a secret to reveal, but for sure a very special address where to taste excellent cakes and pastries, typical of the traditional italian haute patisserie. The Pasticceria Francesco Cecchi is almost hidden  between the streets of the little seaside resort of Cinquale, adjecent to the celebrated ForteContinue reading “Pastry-shop Francesco Cecchi, Cinquale: amazing pastries & cakes in Versilia”

Osteria Brucia Tegami, Bagno a Ripoli, Florence in Tuscany

Just 20 minutes far from Florence, in the little town of Bagno a Ripoli, at the 39th of Roma street, the thoughtful and lively Fiamma welcome her guests in the cozy space of the Osteria Brucia Tegami. Light green and yellow are the relaxing colours dominating walls and furnitures of this nice osteria. A selectedContinue reading “Osteria Brucia Tegami, Bagno a Ripoli, Florence in Tuscany”

Il Cucchiaio della Nonna, restaurant and pizzeria, offers excellent gluten-free food in Forte dei Marmi

Il Cucchiaio della nonna is a restaurant and pizzeria offering pizzas and flatbreads cooked in wood, local and fish food, but also a take away service, for the beach lovers. The restaurant is located at the end of Forte dei Marmi, in the department of Vittoria Apuana, in the parallel of the seafront street, 50Continue reading “Il Cucchiaio della Nonna, restaurant and pizzeria, offers excellent gluten-free food in Forte dei Marmi”

Venice is always an amazing surprise

  Venice is always a surprising city. Ponte di Rialto, Canal Grande, San Marco, are for sure worldwide known, but at the same time, they are normally besieged by multitudes of tourists. Walking far from these very famous attractions, is what I normally do, during the periodical visit of the Vacavilla’s Venice apartments. This is the reasonContinue reading “Venice is always an amazing surprise”

Osteria La Tecchia, in Pietrasanta, the cultural capital of Versilia in Tuscany

Osteria La Tecchia is a very good address where to taste the real Tuscany food. The menu offers both fish and meat, with some of the Tuscany most traditional hits, like a superb spaghetti with arselle, fish fry, rosticciana (in english spare ribs), also a very great dish. The portion are generous and the qualityContinue reading “Osteria La Tecchia, in Pietrasanta, the cultural capital of Versilia in Tuscany”

Il Trillo restaurant with an amazing open terrace

Il Trillo is a very special place, just few curves above the city of Massa, few kilometres north of Forte de Marmi, in Versilia. The restaurant offers real genuine food, prepared and presented in a contemporary way. Fresh ingredients and accurate preparation served in one of the more beautiful terrace of the Versilia and Apuan Riviera.Continue reading “Il Trillo restaurant with an amazing open terrace”

14 #Tuscany products selected by Google for the portal #MadeinItaly

Google realized a Made in Italy portal to fight against the forgery. 14 Tuscany products have been selected to be part of this portal to represent the excellences of the Region. Part of this made in Tuscany selection are: ten products of the handicraft, some of them are famous, some others less, and for thisContinue reading “14 #Tuscany products selected by Google for the portal #MadeinItaly”

The Tuscany Michelin starred restaurants offers the chance of a fixed price dining from the 21st to the 30th of March 2014

From the 21st to the 30 of March, it will be possible to dine at fixed price, in some of the more famous Tuscany restaurants, awarded with a Michelin star. #Enoteca_Pinchiorri, Via Ghibellina, 87, 50122 Firenze, Phone: +39 055 242757  The difficult economic scenario pushed the temples of the Italian restaurant to adhere to the first editionContinue reading “The Tuscany Michelin starred restaurants offers the chance of a fixed price dining from the 21st to the 30th of March 2014”

Taste 9th edition, March 2014, from 8th to 10th, Florence Stazione Leopolda

The ninth edition of Taste, this year, will be held from the 8th to the 10th of March. As usual the exhibition dedicated to the food excellences and food lifestyle will be hosted at Stazione Leopolda in Florence. Look at also to the rich program of the FuoridiTaste events. Taste-FuoriDiTaste-2014-program-calendar-florence Entry hours: Suturday 8 and Sunday 9Continue reading “Taste 9th edition, March 2014, from 8th to 10th, Florence Stazione Leopolda”