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Negroni turns 100: Where to drink Negroni in Florence, Italy

I hope that in landing on this page you know what a Negroni is and adore it as much as I do. If you don’t know what a Negroni is, indulge this quick (unjust) version of a explainer (this longer one may deal more justice) plus some of my picks for where to drink Negroni in Florence at the end

The Negroni is equal parts sweet vermouth, Campari (or bitter of choice) and gin. It was considered created exactly 100 years ago in 1919 thanks to a man named Count Cammillo Luigi Manfredo Maria Negroni who asked his bartender Fosco Scarselli of Cafe Casoni to replace soda water in his Americano with gin- a legend was born! Continue Reading

Update from San Francisco: Pizza, Gelato and Negroni Pop-ups

Franco Pepe’s “scarpetta” cheese and tomato enthusiasts- enthuse!

Hello everyone! Let’s get down to business- I promised some updates so no funny stuff!

First, I wanted to share a few of my latest clips on the internet. It may seem like I only write about pizza and gelato- but is there anything else worth writing about? (Okay, maybe pasta)

I also wanted to invite you to an upcoming an Italian pop-up on July 15th at 5pm I’m curating along with Dinner Italiano in San Francisco! Details all coming up! Continue Reading

An Italian gift idea for cocktail enthusiasts: The Negroni Box!

Hello readers and anyone who has randomly stumbled upon my blog for the 1st time! I wanted to let you know what’s new for Curious Appetite’s Florentine Gourmet Club: The Negroni Box! Why come to Florence when we can send one of the world’s best Negroni to your doorstep? The Negroni Club is a curated box of all you need to make a Negroni with recipes, info sheets, tools and of course- the booze! This is a unique gift idea from Italy envisioned for the vermouth, bitter & gin enthusiasts around the world.  Continue Reading

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