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eat your heart out: the new and improved mercato centrale

I once cried tears of joy over a piece of tiramisu (Meg can vouch). For me, “the one that got away” is a strawberry and dark chocolate gelato I dropped on Via Tavolini. One evening in Florence I looked at my Gusta pizza and truly wondered if it was possible that pizza could be my soulmate. As […]

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supermarkets in florence’s city center

Picture yourself in a packed city center. It’s hot and crowded. You’re tired and hungry. It also happens to be that magic hour past 1 p.m., where every minute looms closer to an impending siesta. Your food options are dwindling down to an  overpriced tourist trattoria, street-side lampredotto (a Florentine favorite, but too much for […]