Carlo e Camilla in Segheria, created by Chef Carlo Cracco, is a collaborative venture bringing together interior design, art and food. Young chefs led by Chef Luca Pedata work in this beautifully converted sawmill to produce dishes that are much acclaimed. On a recent trip to Italy, I was fortunate enough to secure a last…
Buca Mario, Florence
Housed in the 16th century cellars near the Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, Buca Mario is a 130 year old restaurant in the heart of Florence, famous with the locals for serving up the city’s best Bistecca alla Fiorentina in a setting that is hidden from the tourist crowds.
Ristorante Caffe Pitti, Florence
Florence is beautiful. Every guidebook, website, and television show says the same thing and, yes, Florence is stunning. Architecture, art and culture and food! After a day of sight seeing, I walked out of Palazzo Pitti and into the first place I saw, Ristorante Caffe Pitti.
Un Posto A Milano, Milan
Occupying a restored Milanese farmhouse dating back to 1695 and surrounded by a small but beautiful garden, Un Posto A Milano provides an oasis and shelter from the frenetic streets of downtown Milan. I arrived an hour before my reservation to sit in the beautiful courtyard and enjoy a glass of wine and absorb the…