Lockdown in Florence: How One Italian Family Is Coping by Cooking

Over the past month, life as we know it has been irrevocably altered. The new normal, as we’ve been prone to call it, revolves around staying indoors as much as possible, finding a semblance of community...

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Decently priced Restaurant Reccos in Florence & Tuscany?

by Eat Local NoFarmsNoFood 6 years ago

Hi all, Traveling to Tuscany in two weeks and would love restaurant reccos for dinner in any of these spots. Hoping to spend up to 70 euros per person for one special meal, and closer to 35...

Truffles Near Florence or Bologna

by MJPierce 6 years ago

Any suggestions for a dinner in late October around Florence or Bologna with a good truffle menu? There's nothing recent on the board. Thanks.

Critique my plans (Venice, Florence, Rome)

by Heeney 6 years ago

Traveling to Venice for 3 nights, Florence for 2, Rome for 4. First time traveling with another couple to these places. Our third time visiting these cities, their first. The couple we are trav...

gluten free florence, venice, milan and rome

by globalvee 6 years ago

Hi All - I'm headed to Italy with my family where my mom is gluten-free vegetarian. My research and reading a Rome post on here with suggestions has given me great hope that we can find some de...

Saturday lunch in Florence

by margaretmerle 6 years ago

I will take the train to and from Florence on a Saturday next month (November). I have been there many times--just want to see an exhibit and wander a bit. My return to Rome is at 8:30, so no tim...

Piazza Navona in Rome and Piazza Santa Maria in Florence

by ccferg 6 years ago

My daughter and I will be staying in these areas in early November. I'd love restaurant suggestions for dinner in those neighborhoods that hover around 40-50 euros pp (inc a good house wine). One n...

Florence - lunch at Cipolla Rossa

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by jen kalb 6 years ago

Just to add a data point, on our late september flying visit we had our single Florence lunch at Cipolla Rossa, near the Mercato Centrale and Santa Maria Novella. . The restaurant was large, and ...

Good food, casual prices

by Lisaquilts 6 years ago

Hi. Will be in the lovely Milan, Venice and Florence soon and would enjoy delicious food where locals go. Not expensive, just fresh and authentic please. Your restaurant or menu suggestions wou...

October Istanbul/Italy vacation

by JohnyRI 6 years ago

My wife and I are visiting Istanbul/Venice/Bologna/Florence from October 4 - 15. We prefer small owner occupied restaurant and coffee shops over large touristy venues (FYI, neither of us drink alc...

Supermarket /halal produce

by makhruji 9 years ago

Hi all.. My family and I will be in Italy in 2 weeks time and wondering where we can buy basic ingredients like eggs, milk (from the supermarket) and halal meats (we are Muslim) in Milan, Venice...

winter in italy

by loml95 6 years ago

one blow out meal each city. tasting menu nice but not a deal breaker. price is not a consideration. everything else is. trendy is not important but don't need heavy tapestry either. the cities...

Help us craft your idea of a perfect "Meals Game Plan" for Rome, Sorrento, and Florence, per piacere.

by ZenFoodist 6 years ago

Ciao 'Hounds~ The time has come. Headed back to Europe the last two weeks of August after a 12 year hiatus with the 11 year old ChowPup. For those of you who know me and have graciously helped m...

Rounding out the list in Florence

by megawong 6 years ago

My friend has been to Florence many times and has made reservations at these restaurants: - La Giostra - Osteria Del Cinghiale Bianco - Cibrèo I get to pick one of the dinner restaurants and ...

Trip Report - Rome, Venice, Florence, and Capri

by particulars 6 years ago

This was our first time visiting Italy and so we wanted to visit popular, known cities, and then unwind on the island of Capri. Our trip was 15 days (if you include time it took to fly to Rome). I...

Half Day Wine Tour from Florence

by jmd1018 6 years ago

My husband and I will be Florence in a couple weeks. We are looking for an afternoon wine tour that is 4-6 hours departing from Florence. We had one in mind that we were going to book through Viato...

Florence restaurants

by CocktailGirl 6 years ago

Any particular recommendations for restaurants in Florence, with plenty of locals eating there?

One week in Tuscany - dining in Florence, Chianti, Lucca, San Gimignano, Siena, Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano...suggestions?

by jrrnyc 9 years ago

I'll be in Florence for 3 nights, and then driving through Tuscany, with a base near Siena for 5 nights, and want to plan some terrific lunches and dinners (they can be cheap, expensive or in-betwe...

August Restaurant Closings - Suggestions?

by particulars 6 years ago

Hi there! I've been calling places for our trip and a good number of them will be closed for August, especially in Florence! Suggestions for places to eat in August?? A good number of places are...

One Day in Florence - What's a CAN'T MISS Restaurant?

by queen jord 6 years ago

Hi all - my husband and I are coming to Italy for a cruise the first 10 days of August. After it's over, we will be coming to Florence for one day and one day only! What are some amazing restaur...

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