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Popular Tuscany Restaurants

April 5, 2010 by admin  
Filed under Tourist Attractions, Travel Guide

Tuscany is world-renowned for the quality of its cuisine. Locally-produced olive oil, truffles, and wine cultivate a truly exceptional dining experience. Dining of such quality is only found when the food characterizing a region is so closely bound with the land itself. An acute emphasis on local meats, fresh vegetables, and tantalizing spices has given Tuscany an unparalleled reputation in culinary precision. The local fare is unparalleled not only in Italy, but in the world at large.

No visit would be complete without indulging in the region’s delicacies. There are a wide variety of popular Tuscan restaurants and each will provide a sampling of all that the area has to offer.

FlorenceDepending where in Tuscany you are visiting, an assortment of choices will be available. In Florence, establishments such as Il Guscio, Il Latini, and Osteria de’ Benci offer visitors a glimpse into the world of traditional Tuscan cuisine. In Pisa, restaurants such as Da Bruno and Trattoria S. Omobono offer similar dishes with a Pisan flair. In fact, any area you visit will have local variations of classic Tuscan culinary themes.

To truly appreciate the diversity of the region’s food, you should attempt to dine in different cities and towns. Some elements will likely exist as commonalities. An emphasis on fresh produce and wild game are characteristic of Tuscany regardless of local variation. Large tables are also customary, so be prepared to share a meal with someone new!

A visit to Tuscany can be enriching in many ways, but an exploration of its cuisine is essential. Enjoy a glass of wine, expand your palette, and savor the exquisite cultural atmosphere. During your Tuscan holiday, you’ll experience new tastes that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Don’t miss out on any opportunities to try the finest foods in the world. Dining delight is merely a bite away!

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