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Eat, Drink, & Be Merry: Tips From a Local - Girl in Florence. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomme Of course if you haven’t already guessed, I am a glutton for great food and good drinks.

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry: Tips From a Local - Girl in Florence

Enjoy! Here you will find plenty of posts about restaurants, aperitivo, coffee, pizza, budget spots in Florence, Tuscany and or/Italy. Also if you are looking for great places near the Santa Maria Novella train station, read this first. Home - CARDUCCIO. Page. Bella Firenze. Ah Florence, et ses petites ruelles autour du Duomo (la cathédrale di Santa Maria del Fiore) où règne une ambiance envoutante, où le moderne et l’ancien se côtoient, est certainement une ville incontournable de la Toscane, à visiter de préférence lors des beaux jours.

Bella Firenze

En Septembre, j’ai pu y passer quelques jours et je vous livre enfin un petit compte-rendu,après vous avoir parlé du Chianti. J’ai adoré flâner dans la ville, entre les visites des différents lieux portant la trace du passé: un condensé d’histoire et de culture à ne pas manquer. Les lieux incontournables à Florence: - Le Duomo: La visite de la ville commence souvent par une balade dans le quartier du Duomo, qui conserve un aspect médiéval. La cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (surnommé le Duomo) surplombe la ville de sa coupole et s’impose comme le monument emblématique de la ville. Bienvenue à Florence Italie - le blog d'une française en filature. Bienvenue à Florence Italie - le blog d'une française en filature. Cantinetta Antinori in Florence. The Cantinetta Antinori in Florence is located in the historic center of the city on the ground floor of the Antinori Mansion, which is one of the best examples of Florentine architecture of the mid 1400's.

Cantinetta Antinori in Florence

Immediately upon entering the main entrance of the mansion you will find the doors leading to the Cantinetta, where you can see the symbol of the Craft Guild of the "Vinattieri", into which the first member of the Antinori family, Giovanni di Piero, was inscribed in 1385. The restaurant is open to the public for lunch and dinner, and, as in the past, it is still possible today to try all of the Antinori wines either by the bottle or by the glass, tasting them together with a selection of specialties of Tuscan cuisine.

Many of these are prepared with ingredients which come from the family's various estates in Tuscany and in Umbria. Cantinetta dei Verrazzano, Florence, Italy - MePlusFood. Cantinetta dei Verrazzano is a place that I would probably be a regular at if I lived in Florence.

Cantinetta dei Verrazzano, Florence, Italy - MePlusFood

It’s on a street with 2 other really awesome places to eat are – Ristorante Paoli and a gelato place called Perche No! – I’d definitely call this food street. Cantinetta dei Verrazzano is a cool little place. It’s entrance leads you through counters full of delicious breads, baked goods, and sandwiches. What really got my attention were all the different focaccia breads at the back. Like I said earlier, I was ordering the Chicken Liver Pate Crostini everywhere I went, and this was just my second favourite. We also ordered a bunch of focaccia breads too – each were stuffed with something different. My first pick was the mushroom focaccia. Cocktail bar Florence - Lounge Bar Florence - La Terrazza Lounge Bar  Dolce Vita in Florence. This site uses cookies.

Dolce Vita in Florence

By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Read more About Dolce Vita. Florence Happy Hours: 10Best Cocktail Hour Reviews. You might not think of Florence as the place to grab a beer after a long day, but you might be surprised to know that there are plenty of different locations where you can do just that.

Florence Happy Hours: 10Best Cocktail Hour Reviews

Whether you are craving a cocktail at a place like Moyo, or you are thinking about sitting down and enjoying a large stein of beer at Tartan Jock Scottish Pub. Most of the best places to find a good Happy Hour are located on the main side of the city. The Santa Croce area has plenty of places for you to stop and enjoy like the William Pub or the Dondino Wine Bar. These spots tend to be crowded during Happy Hour, but their popularity is part of the fun. They're also a short walk from most hotels and restaurants that might interest tourists. Florence nightlife. The ground-floor bar of the Ferragamo group’s Gallery Hotel Art (1 on map), a short sashay from Ponte Vecchio, is a popular aperitivo hangout for fashion-conscious Florentines.

Florence nightlife

Address: Vicolo dell’Oro 3, 50123 FirenzeContact: 00 39 055 2726 6987; thefusionbar.comPrices: cocktails for two, around €28 (but they come with some inventive designer nibbles). Saturday and Sunday brunch, €44 with water and dessertOpening times: aperitivo daily, 5pm-9.30pm. La Canova di Gustavino – Florence, Italy. October 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment This is the casual sister eatery adjacent and connected to the high-end Gustavino restaurant.

La Canova di Gustavino – Florence, Italy

The bonus is that it is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. The setting is very casual, just a few tables surrounded by shelves of wine, all of which are for sale. In fact, from Monday to Friday, wine tastings are held from 4-7pm with each tasting approximately 2-3 Euros including bread, cheese, and water. Vendita e ristorazione di prodotti tipici... Nightlife in Florence part 2: Pubs, live music, cocktail and wine bars. My list of nightlife venues in Florence could not be fully realized without options for chill wine bars and live music venues especially since, like me – many people are past the clubbing phase and just want a fun place to go out and have a few drinks {I love moscow mules!}.

Nightlife in Florence part 2: Pubs, live music, cocktail and wine bars.

Luckily there really is a variety of local places for people of any age – from chill beer halls to trendy rooftop bars (as long as the city of Florence is fervantly trying to close them down). My own going-out personality seems to be pretty lively considering Florence is so very walkable and drinks are pretty affordable here. Italians don’t have the kind of ‘lets get drunk’ culture as we do in the states, but instead prefer to savor one or two cocktails on a night out [but also we must remember that wine with dinner is also the norm]. I am always on the lookout for a hip new place to have fun and unwind after a long week. Please let me know if I missed anything on this list by commenting :). Ristorante Ora d'Aria. Toscane.