Flavio al Velavevodetto is an excellent Rome restaurant built into the side of Monte Testaccio.
It’s that time of year when the leaves turn color and the persimmons are ready. In Italian, the word for persimmon is “cachi” or “kaki” which, after three years, I still find funny for some reason.
Garlic bread was my favorite Italian food. Then I moved to Italy and realized: non esiste! (It’s nonexistent!!) The closest you will get to garlic bread is aglio e olio (garlic and oil). You’ll get your pane drizzled in oil, and the chance to rub a small piece of skewered garlic on the top of the […]