La Menagere is a very special place that I thought deserved its own blog. From the moment you walk in you are captivated. It’s a great meeting place do to it’s central location. It’s loved by students because of the wifi and you can sit for long periods of time on these wonderful long benches directly across from he bar.
The decor is very eclectic with a perfect match of vintage, new and contemporary.
The place has several rooms which give it an intimate feel but can handal large groups for dining.
It has a wonderful simplicity to it with its natural cement walls and a single orchid plant on the masive tables.
This is a sweet French couple who sat next to me at lunch. They were both busy on their phones and I told them how meal times were for communicating with the person your with and it made me sad that hey weren’t. I was very touched, they put their phones away and thanked me. It was either that or telling me to mind my own business .
The presentation of my lunch was almost as good as it tasted
A beautiful array of fresh seasonal vegetables that the chief hand picks.
They are a caffe, restaurant, entertainment venue and a beautiful full service flower shop.
And if all of that wasn’t enough they are a gift/home accessory, tabletop store.
As you enter or exit there is a small out door area with the most perfectly distressed chairs and tables.
When Zoe and I were were here in Firenze last fall we came and sat at the bar and had a persecco and sitting there with Zoe just confirmed why I love Firenze. This could never happen in the states.