“Going To See The David.”

There is a lot of hype around Florence and its cultural treasures. Rightfully so, as the city was the home of the Renaissance and of all its creative minds and they have left a living treasure behind. For this reason, every morning is a cultural rush around the streets of Florence and an attempt toContinue reading ““Going To See The David.””

I Have Developed A Pavlovian Relationship With Italian Food.

Courtesy of my recent trip to Florence and of the splendid food I experienced on the occasion, my salivary glands go into overdrive whenever I hear or see words such as “Italian Food”, “Italian Restaurant”, or “Tagliatelle al salmone” in my proximity. I was planning on a relatively innocent weekend, at least in as muchContinue reading “I Have Developed A Pavlovian Relationship With Italian Food.”

Simbiosi, Partnering With Food.

There is another restaurant in Florence that stole my heart, took my time and some of my lunch and dinner money. Simbiosi was a couple of streets down from my hotel and greatly accessible whenever I needed a bite at lunch or dinnertime. The most memorable plates I have had there were of course platesContinue reading “Simbiosi, Partnering With Food.”

Gelato, Gelato, Gelato.

I am certain mankind has invented gelato to cope with summer and with heat. Nowhere is this more apparent than Italy, where gelato is not just the ingredient that cools you down and prevents you from a heat stroke; it is also a way of life. Lunch at La Menagere done half an hour ago;Continue reading “Gelato, Gelato, Gelato.”

La Menagere, Firenze.

I have already written about La Menagere in the post that now lives on Vocal Media. It is nevertheless a sort of a timeless place, one that perhaps is at its best during the summer. It feels like it is during the summer that the doors of this restaurant remain fully open throughout the day.Continue reading “La Menagere, Firenze.”