Antica Macelleria Falorni – Take away – Greve in Chianti – Florence – Tuscany

In the beautiful square of Greve Chianti, the Antica Macelleria Falorni, one of the must of the gastronomy in Tuscany and a real destination for local and foreign people, has became not only a place, where to buy typical salami, but also  to taste mixed board with salami and cheese, panini made with the typicalContinue reading “Antica Macelleria Falorni – Take away – Greve in Chianti – Florence – Tuscany”

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”

Osteria Ca’ d’Oro, Alla Vedova – Venezia (Venice), Cannaregio

Few days ago, I went to the Osteria Ca’ d’Oro, “alla Vedova”. It has been a very nice experience. The ambience is authentic Venice style. Very nice. Old wooden table, and engravings on walls. The Osteria is attended by many Venetians for a cicchetto or an ombra of wine, but also the food is veryContinue reading “Osteria Ca’ d’Oro, Alla Vedova – Venezia (Venice), Cannaregio”

Wassily Kandinsky at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Tuscany

More than 50 works on show until Feb 3 The Blue Palace hosts the exhibition “Wassily Kandinsky, from Russia to Europe” which has started on October 13th and lasting until February 3rd. It displays around 50 works by the famous Russian painter,  known as the father of abstract painting. Most of them will be comes from the St.Continue reading “Wassily Kandinsky at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Tuscany”

Osteria La Mescita in Pisa – very good food in the downtown

La Mescita is a very typical Italian Osteria. It is located in the market area. Old wooden tables, marble counter, many gastronomic guides signalling. A very pleasant atmosphere to taste very good dishes. Excellent artichokes salade with Parmigiano and oil of anchois, interesting ravioli filled with mucco (a typical cow of the Pisa area) servedContinue reading “Osteria La Mescita in Pisa – very good food in the downtown”

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”

2nd SAN MINIATO WHITE TRUFFLE. NATIONAL EXHIBITION MARKET – 10-11 17-18 24-25 NOVEMBER 2012

42nd Festival of the White Truffle in San Miniato San  Miniato is a mediaval village on the top of a hill and overlooking the Arno valley.  In November, the Tuscan town hosts  the “42nd Sagra of the white truffle”, one of the most exquisite truffle festival in Italy. The picturesque area of San Miniato produces a quarterContinue reading “2nd SAN MINIATO WHITE TRUFFLE. NATIONAL EXHIBITION MARKET – 10-11 17-18 24-25 NOVEMBER 2012”

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”

Caffè Marconi in Marina di Pietrasanta (Versilia) – The Original Pane Arabo Pizza

Caffè Marconi was born more than 40 years ago in Forte dei Marmi, in Marconi square, where every Sunday there is the famous Forte dei Marmi Market. Few months ago, Misses Rosa and her daughter Patrizia decided to move their famous Caffè Marconi to Marina di Pietrasanta, in Giosuè Carducci street at the 149. TheContinue reading “Caffè Marconi in Marina di Pietrasanta (Versilia) – The Original Pane Arabo Pizza”