38 best restaurants in florence for eater – curious appetite

38 Best Restaurants in Florence for Eater March 2, 2017 / Florence, Gourmet Press, Italy, Where to Eat in Florence / 0 comment

“There are only two mantras, yum and yuck, mine is yum.”? Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker (one of the greatest love stories I’ve ever read)

“Work is love made visible. Venice pizza dorchester ma And if you can’t work with love, but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.” ? Kahlil Gibran

“The tortoise heard his taunting jeer, But still resolved to persevere, You may deride my awkward pace, But slow and steady wins the race.” The Tortoise and the Hare, Aesop

All which can explain my silence around these blog’s parts, not laziness I assure you! I’ve been incredibly busy, more busy than I’ve ever been: testing out eateries (yum) designing a new food tour in Bologna (love) and somehow magically meeting article deadlines (slow and steady wins the race).

If you are looking for the best restaurants in Florence, check out this guide I wrote for Eater, that I tortured myself over, from eating out to hours of writing, but eventually got it done:

As I approach the 5 year mark in Florence, I’m becoming proud of what I’ve accomplished in a relatively short amount of time.


Pizza places in vincennes indiana I came with the intention to carve out a career in food & wine and do something productive with my writing. Pizza places in venice florida Before making the leap, I gave tours in Seattle and worked a wine sales job in order to save money for my leap to Florence and see if I could make it. Pizza places venice fl Low and behold- here I am 5 years later: doing the work of my dreams in a country I have been determined to make mine for as long as I can remember.

If this is your first time reading my blog, beyond these 5 years in Florence, I spent more before obtaining a degree in Italian Studies (including several study abroad/volunteer periods in Italy from Rome to Puglia), plus an Italian passport- so I came somewhat prepared. Pizza places in venice fl I do not advise anyone to just show up as part of some Eat Pray Love idealism.

As far as food, I minored in Geography which I took courses which focused mostly on food politics, intercultural communications and food anthropology topics. Venice pizza hammond in I paid many dues in the food industry from bagging groceries to busing tables to bartending to specialty food sales to culinary tours to taking formal food & wine training. Venice pizza hammond indiana I started from scratch, just like the meals I advocate one should eat. Venice pizza coatesville pa I didn’t work as florist and decided one day I was into food or get Italian culture served to me on a silver platter, or arrive on a trust fund.

This may come off as a CV, but I refuse to accept our world has become a frivolous place where we only respond to pretty pictures or have attention span reserved for fluff. Venice pizza coatesville pa menu I’d like to think there are those of us left out there who read in between the lines.

Before I left- there were a lot of my “friends” who laughed at my dreams to move to Italy, didn’t get why I was studying Italian at University while they took the tracks of Business, Marketing, Medicine, and other useful fields promising lucrative careers. Venice pizza coatesville menu They didn’t take my determination seriously, and worse- they didn’t think I’d succeed.

On the flip-side, there were also many who encouraged me from the start, and a piece of loyalty from my heart will have their name on it for as long as it beats.

We live in a strange world. Venice pizza chesterton in If your aspiration doesn’t fit into a neatly organized box- try anyways. Venice pizza chesterton menu Don’t listen to anyone who would tell you otherwise, and especially don’t listen to the jeers and judgement from others.

I’m convinced that we only detest what we cannot attain (or understand). Venice pizza chesterton indiana Like the Fox and the Grape, and the grapes the fox deemed sour rather than admit defeat, “people who speak disparagingly of things that they cannot attain would do well to apply this story to themselves”

I’ll sign off, as I have gotten off topic. Venice pizza lancaster pa coupons But while this guide is small potatoes to the work my peers do: i.e. Venice pizza lancaster pa menu write books, raise children and grow families, acquire property, restaurants, master’s degrees, etc- this nevertheless represents a milestone for me.

Curious Appetite is a food blog by Italy-based writer Coral Sisk. Pizza in venice fl I blog about eating & drinking well in Florence, Italy and wherever curiosity takes me. Pizza in venice florida I moved to Florence from Seattle in 2012 to pursue my dream to live in Italy and a career in food & wine. Venice pizza huntsville al Outside the blog, I lead culinary tours & write for trusted publications such as Eater, Vogue, Vice Munchies and others. Venice pizza huntsville al menu My favorite food groups are pasta, gelato and cocktails. Venice pizza huntsville alabama What about yours?

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