My obsession to brunch dated back to the days when I watched Sex and the City: putting on a cute outfit, meeting girlfriends on a lazy Sunday afternoon, chatting at a table full of food: bacon, eggs, bread, shrimp, pasta, pancakes, pudding...... and cocktail! I call it occasion of the three F: Friends, Food & Fashion.
When a friend proposed to go for lunch in the fresh market Il Mercato Centrale the first time, I wasn't quite convinced. I've seen similar things in Hong Kong: restaurants in the local fresh market, where people eat fast food sharing tables in the chaos environment. It is nice for experiment, but not for enjoyable … Continue reading Il Mercato Centrale: Cozy Street Food for Everyone
“Where can I go if I'd like to have a snack/ a relaxing break in a quiet and nice environment, and still close to the city center of Florence?” I would say one of the best options is Amble, a restaurant hiding in a small piazza, only 100 meters away from Ponte Vecchio. Locating in … Continue reading Amblé: Oasis Right in the Florence City Center
How is a “perfect Sunday” for you? In my version, it includes: waking up in a sunny morning, having a coffee at the table together with my beloved family, taking a walk along the Arno river...... Oh, and between the coffee and the walk, definitely a PERFECT brunch, which contains ham and cheese, eggs and … Continue reading The Ultimate Brunch: Sunday at La Ménagère