Food & Beverage

Photo by Debra Kolkka

Experience San Lorenzo Market in Florence

An absolute must for visitors to Florence is the San Lorenzo Mercato Centrale. It is one of the oldest markets in Florence. The two-storey building was constructed in Via dell’Ariento in [...]

Photo by Paula Sweet at Hotel Luna Baglioni

30 Mouthwatering Italian Food Tweets

Food is usually near the top of the list for anyone who visits Italy. So at Italian Talks we decided to ask our Twitter followers to send us their favorite Italy food-related tweets so that we [...]

coccoli con tagliere Photo by Coral L Sisk

Traditional must-try bakery goods in Florence

Tuscan baked sweets and savories are made either with no butter  (i.e. almond biscotti) or with shortening or plain old fashioned lard. Italians and Tuscans especially take great pride in baked [...]

Obica Mozzarella Bar Photo by Debra Kolkka

Exquisite Mozzarella Moments in Florence

In Neopolitan dialect Obica means “Here it is”. It is used to describe something that is happening right before your eyes, like a freshly made mozzarella ready to be eaten. Obica [...]

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