Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

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Clarice Starling: Did you do those drawings, Doctor? Hannibal Lecter: Ah. That is the Duomo seen from the Belvedere. You know Florence? Clarice Starling: All that detail just from memory? Hannibal Lecter: Memory, Agent Starling, is what I have instead of a view. My memory of Florence is as vivid now as it was when... Read more »

Enoteca Pinchiorri Florence

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There are restaurants in the world that one dreams of having the opportunity to visit some day; from Noma to Arzak, some restaurants are mythical places that us mere mortals will never get to experience. Upon organizing our trip to Italy, there was one restaurant that was top of that list, the Italian gastronomic equivalent of the Ceryneian Golden Hind, Michelangelo’s... Read more »

Il Palagio, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

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It was as though we were sitting in a winter wonderland, conjured by the nostalgic memories of a childhood Christmas. The dining room of Il Palagio restaurant at Four Season Hotel Firenze was festooned with silvered branches and shining baubles and each surface seemed to twinkle like frosted leaves on a bright, December morning. As anyone... Read more »