Romanelli Atelier

The first time I looked inside the Gallery, I couldn’t believe my eyes; words could not express my excitement. Although I often passed by that front door, I would have never imagined that there would be such an ancient, stunning place with a grand history inside. Five generations of ROMANELLI sculptors have walked through that same …

San Frediano

SAN FREDIANO is a neighborhood located in the Oltrarno, on the left bank of the Arno river, in Florence’s historical city center. Less sumptuous and luxurious than other districts well known to tourists arriving in the city, it is characterized by an authentic and folk atmosphere full of history, not only art-wise, but of everyday life too. A neighbourhood of …

Sabatino Trattoria

There is a special place in Florence where you can eat well and feel like you are home. Since 1956, the Buccioni family has been offering genuine dishes from the Florentine and Tuscan culinary tradition, with a passion and simplicity now rare to find. In 1956 Valerio Buccioni, along with his father Sabatino and his mother Fidalma, took over the trattoria …

BOOKS May 2021

If you are in a reading mood this season… Here are some loved ones! A fun and interesting book to read if you love Florence! Ilaria Buccioni not only is managing Trattoria Sabatino with her Family, but is also keeping track of memories and happenings since her Grandfather opened the trattoria in the middle of the fifties. This book is a true life …

MUSIC May 2021

There is a Cherry tree in front of my window. When the sun tries to brighten up my office in the morning, the tree mitigates its light by deciding which ray of light to let in and which one to screen, in reds or greens. Who knows how many cherries there will be left for the owners of the garden, given that two blackbirds have targeted those colored spots …

If you are in a READING MOOD this season…

…here are some LOVED ones! What does it take to come home again? Farewell, Ghosts narrates the story of Ida, a thirty-six-year-old woman who lives in Rome and makes a living by writing stories for the radio. One morning, she receives a call from her mother, asking her to come home to Sicily to help …

Giulia Bartolini

Giulia Bartolini after dedicating herself above all to the study of opera singing, moves to Bologna where she approaches the world of jazz. In addition to private-study sessions, she participates in numerous workshops held by internationally renowned jazz musicians. Back in Florence, she deepens the study of singing and the study of jazz piano. …

THREE RECIPES that you can cook at HOME

For a SPECIAL ITALIAN MOOD EVENING Davide is suggesting THREE RECIPIES that you can cook AT HOME! PREPARATION: You can also find ready-made crêpes on the market, but here you can find the original recipe: With a blender, mix all ingredients and let the mixture stand in the …

When FOOD gets you in a GOOD MOOD

FOR A SPECIAL ITALIAN MOOD EVENING DAVIDE IS SUGGESTING THREE RECIPES THAT YOU CAN COOK AT HOME. Light CANDLES, add FLOWERS to your table, open a good bottle of Italian WINE and download from Spotify the Italian Playlist in the MUSIC section on this site! I have known DAVIDE D’ONOFRIO for long now …