Rubaconte Ristorante

SALAD or FIRST COURSE or PIZZA + A DRINK OF YOUR CHOICE 10 euros (no cover charge)   FLORENTINE STEAK for two and SIDE DISH  + 2 GLASSES OF WINE 36 euros   15% discount off our a la carte menu with this coupon   Via Ghibellina, 178/r 055 264 54 11 www.ristoranterubaconte.it

Sancarlo

MEDITERRANEAN SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES   San Carlo bar offers continental and American breakfast and brunch, simple but refined lunch, a large aperitivo buffet, and an extensive wine and cocktail list. Music and art create a warm, lively atmosphere while friendly staff members are always ready to cater to any requests. San Carlo is a bar suited …

Snack Bar Anna

THE BAGEL POINT   Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and the jumbo cappuccinos while having a chat with Anna and Stefano, who will welcome you in a warm and friendly way. Grab one of the many homemade bagels, the bar’s perfect specialty since 1990. These bagels and sandwiches have made this snack spot one of the …

Soft Drink Rocco

DRINKS AND MORE YOUR ATM IN VIA DE’ NERI   Whether you want an iced coffee or a bottle of wine, a beer and crisps or a refreshing soda, Soft Drink Rocco has got you covered. It has everything that you could need at a moment’s notice, selling a wide variety of alcohol, soft drinks …

Trattoria Osteria da Que Ganzi

THE RESTAURANT OF THE FLORENTINES   Located in Via Ghibellina near Santa Croce, Da Que’ Ganzi offers a fresh seafood and meat menu for both lunch and dinner. Tuscan specialties include ribollita and authentic Florentine steak, and all of the cakes and sweets are homemade. A special weekday lunch menu for less than 10 euros …

Teaching Jewelry

Among the many international schools and art institutes in Florence, there is one that stands out particularly because of its originality in its philosophy and unique teaching methods. That would be, Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewellery, where the art of contemporary jewellery making is guided, taught and nurtured. The name of the school reflects its …

Between Michelangelo and Donatello

Koons’ Sculpture on display on PIazza della Signoria until Dec. 28 By Emily Baqir A sculpture by American artist Jeff Koons is currently exposed in front of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence’s Piazza della Signoria between a copy of Michelangelo’s David and a copy of Donatello’s “Judith and Holoferne.” Titled “Pluto and Proserpina,” the sculpture …

The Fratelli Traversari factory

The Fratelli Traversari factory is specialized in mosaics and costume jewelry, with an emphasis on micromosaics whose designs and origins date back to the 19th century. The factory is family owned, and has been for the past four generations. As time passes, the artisan workshop has selected the optimal quality of the mosaics that are …