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What’s the Deal with Florentine Cookies?

What's the deal with Florentine cookies? By: Kate Sefton  Before departing for my journey here in Florence, my mom got me all excited about eating Florentine cookies in the place they were created. A florentine cookie is a thin cookie with a dark chocolate base topped with Caramel and nuts, with a cranberry in the middle. These cookies are frequented at my family parties and have been one of my favorites si ...

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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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Il Vivaio del Malcantone is an independent space based in Florence, working since 2011 to promote performing arts, by hosting residencies and developing artistic training projects. The venue is an ancient Florentine home, a former green nursery all refurbished: the concept of “nursery” has passed from growing flowers to sustain the development of young artists, by facilitating their access to the art world. ...

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