[BOOKS] ✯ The Cognoscentis Guide to Florence ✴ Louise Fili – Buyprobolan50.co.uk

The Cognoscentis Guide to Florence Shop And Eat Like A Florentine With This Pocket Sized Guide To The Best Of The Magnificent Tuscan City Known For Its Art, Culture, And Cuisine Celebrated Graphic Designer And Self Described Italophile Louise Fili, With Connoisseur Of All Things Lisa Apatoff, Takes You On Eight Walks Through Florence, Discussing Than Seventy Of The City S Most Alluring Shops Some Run By The Same Families For Generations, Others Offering Young Entrepreneurs Fresh Interpretations Of Traditional Techniques.Discerning Travelers Will Discover Rare Books And Charming Hats Vintage Pucci And Handmade Shoes Cioccolata Da Bere Drinkable Chocolate Colorful Buttons And Bolts Of Rich Silk Fabric In This Enchanting Introduction To Makers And Purveyors Of Clothing, Home Decor, Accessories, Specialty Foods, And Much For Each Shop, There Is A Full Color Photo, Description Of Specialties, And Information On Location And Hours Of Operation.


10 thoughts on “The Cognoscentis Guide to Florence

  1. says:

    A neat tour guide which takes the reader through several walks with each one showcasing a number of local Florentine businesses and eateries Also provides a brief window into Florence s approach to business regarding hours of operation Highly practical.


  2. says:

    Every restaurant, cafe and gelato shop we have tried from the recommendations here has been perfect I guess we are interested in the eating than shopping, but this book has led us to delicious destinations close to the museum of the day Grazi


  3. says:

    Easy to follow with excellent choicesI live in Italy and come to Florence often A friend and I recently spent 2 days following this guidebook and shopping to our hearts content.We found the descriptions in the book accurate and the maps very easy to follow I loved it.


  4. says:

    If you are going to Florence and have any plans to shop, you definitely need this book It lists artisan shops for all sorts of products It includes everything from shops for silks and threads to other shops for the fabulous tapestries woven from them Fantastic, colorful housewares, pottery, tiles Soft leather gloves, jewelry, bespoke shoes, clothing and uniforms Perfumes, toiletries, beautifully decorated papers Violins Food shops of every description, and the authors favori...


  5. says:

    A great tiny little book of places to eat and shop in Florence, like a local Only one problem, if you visit Florence in August at least half of these places will be closed I guess that s what you get when you go local But I d definitely take this little tome bac...


  6. says:

    A gorgeous guide to many of the city s hidden charms, including shops with treasures you don t need to buy to enjoy and that say so much about the city s style and culture The book is full of humor and...


  7. says:

    Perfect size for my luggage lots of great tips for my upcoming trip


  8. says:

    I can t wait to read the guide to how to eat like a Florentine It s making me hungry just thinking about it.


  9. says:

    All the best places to eat and shop in Florence, most owned by families for generations This is a most elegant little book.


  10. says:

    Review to come It s hard to write too much about this book because I can t use it as a guide in Florence I wish I was going there soon though, it d be amazing visit some of these shops and restaurants that have such legacies.Library Journal Review This is a charming, compact guide revised and updated edition to family or locally owned and operated shops and eateries in Florence, Italy Presented through eight walking tours of different areas of the city, each section includes brief stories about selected businesses The artisans featured use time honored techniques in both traditional and contemporary ways for their work, which ranges from wigs made for famous clients to beautifully designed chocolates, cicogna stork scissors, and delicate embroidery The shops described are irresistible Included in each tour is a restaurant guide with descriptions of the vibe and meals offered as well as hours and pricing Authors Fili and Apatoff s passion for Florence and their connection with the artisans featured shines Fili designs food packaging and restaurant identities, while Apatoff is an official guide for the city, and...