Spaghetti Carbonara di Mare seafood pasta at Palmieri La Lanternina 2 restaurant in Follonica

Palmieri – La Lanternina 2

Casual seafood restaurant on the beachfront promenade Continue reading Palmieri – La Lanternina 2

Trattoria i Nanni cozy dining room filled with locals at lunch

Trattoria Nanni

Where locals go for a seafood lunch in Viareggio… off the tourist track Continue reading Trattoria Nanni

linguine with lobster at Ardiccioni la Lanterna restaurant in Follonica, Tuscany

Ardiccioni La Lanterna

Fantastic seafood with a flash of creative inspiration in an unassuming restaurant in a family friendly Tuscan beach town Continue reading Ardiccioni La Lanterna


Trattoria “Da Bule”

Barberino is on the way the way to the much more famous Badia a Passignano, and while the later boasts a beautiful medieval abbey, a few famous restaurants and a winery, Barberino is a small town you pass through without even noticing it. At first glance Da Bule is just the sort of typical trattoria that you would expect to find at any typical town … Continue reading Trattoria “Da Bule”


La Speranza

La Speranza offers an amazing, experience; everything that you might hope to find. Located at a small junction between two country roads, La Speranza is a restaurant, bar (Italian bar) and paninoteca with the air of a local tavern. This place is popular with hunters and the locals who pour in on a Sunday lunch or dinner from the neighboring towns. This is the place … Continue reading La Speranza