Italy in Your Pocket: Fathom’s New Honeymoon Guides

Download these vetted itineraries to Amalfi Coast, Venice and more from the travel pros

Travel website Fathom, which we love for their anti-tourist spin and overall practical—rather than eye candy—approach, has just debuted a new set of ebooks, dubbed Fathom Honeymoon Guides. The team has put together flexible three-day itineraries that take care of what to eat, see and explore, so you’re not trawling through lots of crowdsourced lists yourself. “We want to take the edge off planning a …

Mercato Centrale, Florence

From tripe sandwiches and pizza to €3,000 truffles, this recently expanded Italian food hall has something for any culinary enthusiast

by Ananda Pellerin When visitors walk through the sliding doors into Florence’s Mercato Centrale they are immediately hit by the earthy smell of truffles. The intoxicating scent is emanating from the Savini Tartufi counter, where they have (among other things) a giant white truffle at the “special price” of €3,000. Wandering a little deeper, the sights, sounds and delicious aromas of the newly constructed food …

Word of Mouth Florence: Food + Drink

A quick guide to some of the time-honored specialists making the Tuscan capital a must-visit culinary destination

There’s no shortage of tips for Italy’s wildly popular Tuscan capital, but with so many tourist offerings pumping through the historic town of Florence, it’s easy to end up eating a subpar pizza near the steps of the illustrious Duomo. Venturing into any trattoria in the Santo Spirito neighborhood on the Oltrarno side of the river will likely deliver an authentic Italian dining experience—particularly with …