A vegetable garden in the city: sustainability and taste.



On the menus of our restaurant in Florence, preserves and jams have an important role.

July 18, 2017

At our Podere La Croce, in the outskirts of Florence, summer is already in full bloom. At midday, the heat surrounds everything, the fields and woods are still and all we can hear is the chirrup of cicadas.

June 15, 2017

A good meal is always accompanied by good wine! At our bistrot in Florence, creating a selection of Tuscan wines is a fundamental aspect of our job and we search extensively for the right combination to enhance the taste of our menu.

May 29, 2017

The Desco Bistrot knows very well that it’s difficult to resist being greedy, especially when the heat rises with the sun of a spring day.

April 13, 2017

For easter lunch a selection of courses made with fresh ingredients!

April 11, 2017

Observing the phases of the moon to organize the work in the vegetable garden: let us welcome the season of Selene!

March 28, 2017

Using nature to help get yourself back into shape after the Christmas holidays

February 6, 2017

Discover originale Desco Bistrot recipe!

Il Desco Bistrot and the Sangiovese. An experience to live during your stay in the heart of Florence!

January 4, 2017

The vegetable garden in winter: a small guide in which you will discover that nature never stops working, because every season has its own fruits!

January 2, 2017


The Blog of the Il Desco Bistrot of Florence will reveal  interesting news about the green choice of growing organic vegetables at  “podere la Croce”and of the farm-to-table cuisine of the restaurant. A vegetable garden awaits you in the centre of Florence: discover its stories!


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