Tag Archives: Esquilino

Rome’s Mercato Centrale Turns One – Here’s How to Celebrate

Time really does fly – and case in point is that Rome’s Central Market (Mercato Centrale) is turning one year old. The market is going to celebrate its first birthday in style and starting at 6 pm on Wednesday 8 November, everyone is invited to join the party. Much like the opening one year ago, […]

Rome’s Esquilino Market (Mercato Esquilino in Piazza Vittorio)

Rome’s Esquilino Market is one of the busiest food markets in the city. A short walk from Termini, Esquilino is a neighborhood that has lived many lives. On one side, you’ll find aqueducts. On the other, porticoes better suited for Torino. The market itself takes up an entire city block. Inside you can find everything […]

Krishna 13: Indian Restaurant in Rome

Krishna 13 is not the only Indian restaurant in Rome, but it is one of the best. It is also one of the fanciest. From the napkins, to the stemware and the inlaid tables – nothing has been left to chance. Even the menus are a little bit cheeky – labeling naan as “the bridesmaids” […]

Breakfast at Pasticceria Regoli in Rome

I have a major soft spot for the Portuense attitude and fluffy maritozzi of Il Maritozzaro, but I am not one to deny a good thing when I see it. Pasticceria Regoli makes seriously delicious maritozzi. Remember- a maritozzo is a classic Roman pastry. Traditionally a Lenten treat, the bun topped with panna (heavy cream) […]

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 […]