Category Archives: Rome

Maravé Gelato on Campo de’ Fiori

Once upon a time, I went to Gelato University and visited the Gelato Museum outside of Bologna. I learned so much about the history of Italy’s favorite frozen treat and had a lot of fun in the process. Carpigiani is world-renowned for their equipment and their approach to promoting true artisan gelato – so when […]

17 Best Pizza Jokes

photo of pizza with text what do you call a fake pizza? pepper-phony

Great pizza is no laughing matter but it can be a lot of fun to share a few jokes around the dinner table. Pizza is one of the most popular foods on the planet, so there is plenty to love while you chuckle between bites. These food-themed jokes and one-liners are easy to remember so […]

Amerina: Small Pizzas Near Campo de’ Fiori

I love to see that the Roman street food scene is alive and well even after so much upheaval in the food industry in the past year. Amerina La Pizzetta is a delightful new space offering small personal pizzas in one the most beautiful small piazzas in Rome. So it really has pizzette (small round […]

Carbonara at Roscioli in Rome: Recipe

Roscioli is one of the best places to eat pasta in Rome. And one of their most famous dishes is, of course, la carbonara.  Carbonara comes from Rome and Roscioli makes one of the most delicious versions in the city (and, therefore, in the world!) The guanciale is perfectly crunchy, the pasta al dente, and […]

Abbacchio: Lamb in Rome

roast lamb with rosemary in black pan

Rome’s primi (first courses) tend to steal the dining thunder. Sometimes it is hard to see past the rich carbonara and impossibly creamy cacio e pepe to the succulent secondi (meat dishes) that await as a second course. In Rome, the true star of the cucina romana is abbacchio. More than mere lamb, abbacchio is […]