Tag: food&wine

Romance in Florence: February 2017

9 Romantic Suggestions in Florence this February

January 30, 2017

February is the Month for Romance… And in a city where romance is practically taken for granted, sometimes you might need a little help or some pointers on how to make the most of the elements that are always present and some events which are new this year. If you are going to be spending…

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McDonald’s Sues the city of Florence

November 9, 2016

So imagine this now: McDonald’s is suing Florence for €18 million after it was blocked from opening a restaurant on one of the Italian city’s most historic piazzas, Piazza del Duomo! The bid was stopped in June, then upheld by a technical panel in charge of preserving the city’s ancient character. The historical center of…

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A McDonald’s Right Next to the Duomo?

June 23, 2016

This week the media and public have learned that the City of Florence has been in talks with the international fast-food chain McDonald’s for a new branch opening right in Piazza Duomo, on the northern side of the cathedral. An uproar has risen on social media, while the city’s mayor, Dario Nardella, has spoken publicly…

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