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Eating Ethnic in Florence

While I would argue that it is nearly impossible to get sick of Italian food, there is no doubt that cravings hit hard and cannot be stopped. There are times when only fajitas or fried rice will satisfy; and the good news is Florence has you covered. So if you find yourself needing a break from the pizza, pasta, and Panini (we’ve all been there), here are the places you should try. ------------------------- ...

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Marinara Pizza – What’s it all about?

The first time I saw a marinara pizza in Florence, I assumed the restaurant had made a mistake. A pizza with no cheese seemed wrong, almost sinful. But after rereading the menu and seeing that the delicacy does in fact exist, I became intrigued. A pizza with no cheese allows for the often-understated players of a standard pizza to shine and for those who are lactose-intolerant or, although I struggle with y ...

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Eating through the Piazza: Santo Spirito

Breakfast: Volume Piazza Santo Spirito, 5/red, 50125 Firenze; Tel: 055 238 1460 I have a hunch that just walking into Volume makes you instantly cooler. The busy bar is filled with students, young people, regulars that have been coming for years, and a lot of dogs. Dimly lit and bustling with people, the workers at Volume have listened to me fumble through ordering in Italian with no judgment too many times ...

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