An Italian Feast: Florence’s Best Restaurants
Food critic John Mariani recommends six of the best places to experience Tuscan cuisine at its finest.
Novelty in the restaurants of Florence—a city in a land of tradition—is measured out in decades, so the consistent quality of established restaurants and trattorias keeps the cucina italiana at a very high level. Florentines are proud of their Tuscan cuisine and their superb Chianti Classicos and Super Tuscan wines, and the marriage of both allows more for evolution than sheer novelty. Here are some of the best places to eat in this beautiful Renaissance city on the broad River Arno.