The Hot Date With Florence edition

groovers offside

Sunday rolled round and suddenly it was time to down

tools and take the autostrada north…..

…..Because the good Lord said so…..

…..Well, the bit about downing tools, at least

Cresting the hill, Firenze hove into sight

It is not hard to see why so many, for so many years

have wanted to possess her

First stop after a long drive was a pit stop at Procacci

This extraordinary spot (sosta) specialises in little

black truffle rolls (panini tartufati) and fine wines

And it should know what it’s doing since it’s been at it

since 1885 ! ! ! ! !

Check it out…..

http://www.procacci1885.it

Oh, and Procacci is owned by one of Italy’s greatest wine

producers…..

http://www.antinori.it

The wine actually was all that !

So with G-man suitably refreshed it was off for a little culture

He walked round the corner and strode into…..

…..Chiesa di Orsanmichele…..

…..and his…

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