Tag Archives: fine dining

Retrobottega: Rome’s Innovative Food Lab

Retrobottega Roma

There are too many things in the world that I can’t explain. I don’t mean astrophysics and neuroschistosomiasis, which I also can’t explain. However, I know there are people in the world who can, which frees me up to think about other things. What I suppose I mean is, there are too many things in […]

Classic Roman Dining at Checchino dal 1887 in Testaccio

Rome Checchino

Checchino’s wood paneled dining room feels frozen in time. And let’s not forget that I am a sucker for crisp linens and retro swiveling barstools studded with copper nails. White jacketed waiters go through an elaborate show of wheeling around a small table and pouring wine through a series of unneeded but atmosphere-enhancing steps. With […]

Lunching at L’Uliveto

The longer days are making me happy. I looked up the other evening as I walked into my apartment and realized that it the sky was still light and I was home. There is no better feeling in the world then a small bit of daylight all to yourself. With spring beckoning, we were thrilled with an […]