Florence Guide: Le Vespe

I am definitely a creature of habit. When I find something I like, I stick to it. That’s why I love doing this Florence Guide series, it forces me to try new places. This winter I am living in a different part of the city than where I lived in summers past, which means there are lots of new places to try!


What – Le Vespe
A little bit hipster and a little bit granola, Le Vespe offers lots of organic and vegan-friendly food options (as well indulgent grilled cheeses and eggs benedict).
Where – Via Ghibellina, 76, Firenze

When – Tuesday through Saturday 10 am – 11 pm and Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
Wearing – Gingham flannel shirt, herringbone puffer, jeans, and my new Florentine boots.

Why – Because sometimes you need a healthy alternative to pasta when you’re in Italy!
This past Saturday I tried this adorable little bistro I pass almost every day on my way home – Le Vespe. Le Vespe serves an amazing Sunday brunch, but they also have a great selection of healthy options, fresh juices and smoothies, and creative and indulgent comfort food. I had the Via Verdi — avocado, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, hummus, and caramelized onions. But be warned, it is very small and typically under-staffed, it won’t be a quick meal, but if you have the time it’s definitely worth it.

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