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Category Archives: local food

Dining: Flavio al Velavevodetto | Rome, Italy {Testaccio}

If there was one place in Rome that I saw recommended often in the “foodie underground,” it was definitely Flavio al Velavevodetto located in the up-and-coming offal- centric neighborhood of … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dining: Just in time for Umbrian White Truffles at Spirito di Vino | Montefalco, Italy

My series of entries from my time in Umbria concludes with our last dinner in Montefalco at the award-winning Spirito di┬áVino. If I could go back in time to the … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dining: Osteria A Priori | Perugia, Italy

After the nightmare that was getting into Perugia, it was all uphill from there (literally). The hill-top towns of Umbria lured us in with charm and some of the best … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travelogue: Exploring Florence’s Mercato Centrale di San Lorenzo

One of my favorite pass times is visiting local markets when I travel. It’s something my mother and I did growing up– searching for local food at farmers markets and … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dining: Perfect mid-day breaks at Procacci | Florence, Italy

In an alternate universe, I am Florentine. I am the wife of a wealthy someone-or-other who doesn’t want me to break a nail working a “real job,” but instead indulges … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dining: Ristorante del Fagioli | Florence, Italy

We recently dined at Ristorante del Fagioli based on the recommendation of several Florentine blogger friends who praised their rustic Tuscan cuisine and great prices. There was a heavy down-pour … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dining: Nerbone | Florence, Italy

After a few glorious days in Venice, it was time to move onto the next city on our schedule: Florence. Our time in Florence was going to be limited, but … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 1 Comment
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