Among the numbered stalls of the Testaccio Market, sitting in the same row of street food stops as Mordi e Vai and Casa Manco, Da Corrado al Banco 18 quietly arrived with a beautiful culinary philosophy a few years ago. The space was once a little Sicilian shop but it has been transformed into an […]
Category Archives: Rome Restaurant Reviews
Looking for the perfect meal out? From pizza to fine dining, these Rome restaurant reviews will guide you to the best food in the city.
When I first started dating my husband in 2011, he told me to meet him at Bar San Calisto. He said this in an offhand way as if he had just suggested we see each other on the front steps of the Pantheon or some other landmark. Rome is full of thousands of bars, I […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Italy may have invented the cappuccino but the perfect morning drink remains elusive, even here. That is because the perfect cappuccino is a combination of the quality of: the coffee, the milk, the coffee machine + the skill of the barista. So let me say that it is something spectacular to discover that the perfect […]
A tiny restaurant serving regional Chinese street food sandwich with crunchy noodles is fast becoming one of the most delicious spots to eat in Rome.
After 10 years in Rome (!), it had never occurred to me to eat in Piazza Navona. The restaurants which line the sides of one of the most beautiful squares in Rome are notorious for serving subpar food at high prices. In short, they are tourist traps. However, that has changed now that a new […]