Where to eat bistecca: Da Muzzicone in Castiglion Fiorintino.
Where to eat pizza: Il Pizzaiolo in Florence.
Where to shop: Flea market in Arezzo (first Sunday of the month, and the Saturday before)
Food find: Buccellato in Lucca (a fabulous bread)
Where to eat: Trattoria da Leo or Osteria Baralla, both in Lucca.
What to do: Walk the walls of Lucca, wander around Florence at night, sip wine in Siena, rent a car and explore hidden villages.