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CHIAROSCURO At Chiaroscuro coffee is culture. For Chiaroscuro no coffee is justonly a coffee! Behind each espresso there is a world of details and particularity which crosses continents and cultures, and goes from plant to coffee-cup. Chiaroscuro organizes courses in the heart of medieval Florence which teach the world of Italian coffee.
PROCACCI The Procacci Company was born in the heart of Florence, on Via de Tornabuoni. Founded in 1885 by Leopoldo Procacci,with its historic legacy in artistry and handcraftsmanship,Procacci soon won vast recognition amongst the citizens,especially for its gastronomic specialties made with truffles,such as its famous sandwiches. In 1925 it was given the royalcoat of arms by King Victor Emanuel III, with the certificate ofthe Royal House. Considered one of the most historic delicatessens in the city, even today Procacci still represents a classic meetingplace for Florentines as well as the preferred destination for lovers of specialties made with truffles.