At West 26th Street's Il Fiorista, a flower is an ingredient in every dish

Dec 04, 2019 254

Italian couple Alessandra and Mario De Benedetti long dreamed of two things: New York City and nature. First, they moved here. Then, this fall the pair opened Il Fiorista on West 26th Street to celebrate flowers in food.

"In Italy, we have this joy of life around nature and good food," said Alessandra De Benedetti. "We want to pay more attention to our environment through each sense, including what we're eating and drinking."


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