Gilli is a restaurant/cafe/candy and pastry shop in Florence at the Piazza della Repubblica. You could have a fabulous meal in the restaurant, or just create a meal out of their desserts, as I've been known to do. By far the best in the city. Ohh, sweet, sweet Gilli. I miss your deliciousness.
Pasticceria Giorgio | Via Duccio Di Buoninsegna, 36 – 50143 Florence. pastry shop in the residential Soffiano neighborhood west of the city center. Locals have managed to keep this place to themselves, and they endure long lines for the freshly baked pastries, glazed brioche and custard-filled millefoglie. Join the local crowd for a morning cappuccino and, when available, a slice of schiacciata alla fiorentina, an airy, orange-flavored cake that is a seasonal specialty.