Category Archives: Rome

Mordi e Vai in the Testaccio Market

When you get right down to it, Roman food is not the choicest. If Italian food is peasant’s food, Roman cuisine is the food of poverty.  But cash-strapped Romans have long known how to eat well, and typical cucina Romana transforms lesser cuts of meat into savory dishes. If you are like me and not sure […]

7 Best Places to Buy International Ingredients in Rome

I used to crave American food when I moved to Italy. Oh my god what I wouldn’t do for some Hot Cheetos, and some Reeses’ peanut butter cups. Thankfully, my palate has grown up a little bit, and I now crave pasta if I skip it for more than a day or two. However, I still […]

Trevi Fountain Unveiled: 2015 Restoration

Rome is currently undergoing a bit of a facelift. The Colosseum is ensconced in scaffolding for cleaning; the Spanish Steps are closed for repairs; and for the last 516 days, the Trevi Fountain has looked like a sad, waterless, construction site. Many of the monuments still have a ways to go, but the Trevi Fountain is […]