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”

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”

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”

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”