Basilica di Santo Spirito
The facade of this Brunelleschi church, smart on Florence's most shabby-chic piazza, is most striking in summer when it forms an...
Cenacolo di Santo Spirito
For a change of pace from the Renaissance, head to this former refectory decorated with a grand fresco by Andrea Orcagna depicting the...
Piazza di Santo Spirito
Florence's most lively, yet laid-back and local piazza is lined with good cafés and bars spilling out onto the square beneath the façade...
Cabiria, a popular cafe by day, converts into a busy nocturnal music bar that continues on way past your bedtime. In summer, the buzz...
Order your pizza at the counter and then take a seat at one of the glass-topped wine casks that serve as tables at this brand new spot a...
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La Casalinga information
Family run and locally loved, this busy unpretentious place is one of Florence's cheapest trattorias. Don't be surprised if Paolo, the patriarch figure who conducts the mad-busy show from behind the bar, relegates you behind locals in the queue: it's a fact of life, eventually you'll be rewarded with hearty Tuscan dishes, cooked to exacting perfection.
Think bollito misto con salsa verde (mixed boiled meats with green sauce), spaghetti al pomodoro and ribollita just like nonna (grandma) and her nonna and her nonna made.