Florence

Il Cantuccio di San Lorenzo

Il Cantuccio di San Lorenzo

Walking in a lane near Mercato Centrale we could smell a delicious aroma of baking. We walked into this little bakery not knowing what to buy. ​​we asked the lady at the counter, what should…

Ara e Sicila

Ara e Sicila

​Sicilian treats are not that common in Florence or Tuscany. But we hoped to have some arancini on our trip to florence. As luck would have it we found it at Ara Sicilia stall at…

Roasted Chestnuts

Roasted Chestnuts

This is one of the chance experiences in florence. As we were walking back to our hotel in the evening we could smell something grilling. Soon enough we spotted a man flame grilling some chestnuts….

Trattoria Sostanza

Trattoria Sostanza

We went to Trattoria Sostanza with lunch reservations to try their sizzling pan fried butter chicken. Butter chicken is a quite popular indo-british dish, but this one is stripped down to pure simplicity of butter…

5E’Cinque

5E’Cinque

Carapina Gelato

Carapina Gelato

Carapina is tucked away in a small alley and if you are not careful you might miss it. But this place serves some of the exciting gelato’s. One thing we learnt that there is a…

Cantinetta dei Verazzano

Cantinetta dei Verazzano

Before we left Florence we wanted to do a Focaccia focussed lunch. Verrazzano is perfect place for such a lunch. You can do a quick one at the bar or you can sit down at…

Procacci

Procacci

Procacci is a shop known for its little truffle sandwiches which are the size of a couple of bites. The ambience is clean with wine bottles line around the wall. There are only a few…

Borgo San Jacopo 1

Borgo San Jacopo 1

Ristorante Borgo San Jacopo 1 was our special michelin star experience we had planned for in Florence. There are three star restaurants as well in Florence but we have done quite a bit of this…

Zeb Gastronomia

Zeb Gastronomia

Zeb Gastronomia is one of the family trattorias that has be turned into a finer dine location. It opens at 7.30 in the evening and we had a table reserved.  The seating is like a…