La Giostra

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  • Name: La Giostra
  • Category: Ristorante
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  • Address:
    Borgo Pinti, 12-r
    Firenze, Italia 50121
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  • Phone: (+39) 055 241341
  • Online Reservations: Reserve Now
  • Website: View Site
  • Cost: $$$$

Years ago, the Hapsburg Lorena princes decided to open a restaurant in Florence: La Giostra. The news of a noble family handling with dishes and napkins caused a sensation, but not for everyone. The family friends who were accustomed to gathering around the table of the prince at the castle of Barberino Val d’Elsa in Chiantishire, had often suggested the idea. The many restaurants that were supplied with olive oil, wine and other products of the estate had started fearing what would come ever since the prince began asking them (and obtaining) some recipes of their chefs.

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