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Fig + Hazelnut + Chocolate = Cookies

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

My favorite gelateria in Florence is Gelateria La Carraia for two reasons. Reason #1 They are the best bang for the buck (euro).  You see, I lived in Florence before and after the euro came into creation.  Before the euro, the smallest gelato cost 1,000 lira in most gelaterie.  That was about 50 cents (American).  […]

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Review – Real Food Nation

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

I first heard about Real Food Nation from a friend who caught wind of a place in Santa Fe that makes their own gluten-free buns for their burgers…  That was exciting!  As many readers know, it is a rare occasion to find a restaurant that actually makes their own gluten-free substitutions so this was not […]

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Brac: Eating Vegetarian in Florence

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

The vegetarian lifestyle in Florence? Not as tough as you might think…and thankfully more restaurants are popping up…

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La Raccolta

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

A few years after I moved to Florence, I was lucky enough to discover a new store/restaurant that opened in the area of town that I lived.  La Raccolta is a natural foods store, and vegetarian restaurant that brings me back again and again.  The people that work there are the nicest people you will […]

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Istanbul Recommendation

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

As an avid traveler I am definitely one to encourage testing out the local foods and in Istanbul I enjoyed many.  I was able to find a vegetarian option everywhere I went, and even found a few that were so good I hope to find the recipe and start making them when I get home.  […]

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