A Slow Food restaurant with excellent Roman food next to Campo de’ Fiori.
Update 2019: Unfortunately, Za’atar has closed permanently. When it comes to Roman food, Testaccio is without a doubt the neighborhood you want to be in. In many ways, Testaccio gave rise to some of Rome’s most beloved culinary traditions – particularly offal based dishes known as the quinto quarto (fifth quarter). While the neighborhood is […]
“Kitsch” does not begin to adequately describe the design choices that are being made inside Gino Al Parlamento. The restaurant is covered in charmingly bad hand-painted vines and faux exposed brick. Luckily, even in a town as worried about la bella figura as Rome, food still counts more than decor choices when it comes to […]
I feel, more often than ever, like words are escaping me. I can sit and concentrate and claw around my foggy mental state, but I cannot easily summon the vocabulary that I had at my fingertips before the baby. I blame the cumulative effects of long-term sleep deprivation, but I love this kid and so […]
It is irresponsible to order gricia for lunch, and yet every time I find myself at Trattoria Da Oio a Casa Mia, I am powerless to resist. It arrives piled with pecorino and a dusting of black pepper applied with a heavy hand. The pasta is slicked with rendered fat from the crisped guanciale. It […]