If you’re going to Florence there are simply some foods and some places that you can’t miss. Whether you’ve got a day or weeks to spend meandering through her city streets you’ll no doubt need to squeeze in many meals during your stay. Some of these foods are quintessentially Italian, others Tuscan and some purely for the Fiorentini – but there is no doubt they’re enjoyed by all who visit.
See if you can work your way through the entire list!
Pasta e sugo
Sometimes you just need to start with the basics and a restaurant that has mastered the art of fresh pasta and a simple tomato sauce is Il Brincello. I also recommend the ravioli fritti for a tasty starter, they’re delicious! Continue reading Florence Eats
To start in Italy one must always begin with an espresso.
and a nice light breakfast – sfogliatina alla crema at Pasticceria Sieni.
Heading to Florence’s central market for a hearty second breakfast. Slow braised veal panino.
Don’t forget the hot sauce.
A quick meander around the market and a stop off to taste some cheese and salumi.
So much cheese.
So much parmigiano.
A major highlight – balsamic appreciation. So delicious!
Balsamic on everything!
Can you be a foodie in Florence without the obligatory wine tasting? I think not, and also ensure that you get a good grappa spritzing. Grappa immersion is apparently the only way to appreciate it. Grappa immersion is messy so the camera was put away.
And wrapping up an Italian food tour should end with gelati. Not once.
Too much gelati? Maybe or maybe not?
A special thanks to our friends for sending us on this wonderful food tour of Florence.