Tag Archives: Termini

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, […]

Africa: Ethiopian Food in Rome

The first time I ever tried Ethiopian food, I was living in Los Angeles after college. We drove down to Awash on West Pico and suddenly everything came into focus. I was instantly and completely enamored with the flavors. When I first moved to Rome, I lived in San Lorenzo, a student-heavy quartiere that lies […]

Come Il Latte Gelato

It is pretty hard for me to imagine milk as an exciting ingredient. My mother used to have to buy strawberry Nesquick to convince me to imbibe the bone-fortifying beverage as a child. (Yes, I know. Obviously I had a fine palate from a young age). But while I can kind of take or leave […]

Unexpected Rome: Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri

Ok, I get it. A church is not exactly “unexpected” in Rome. However, Santa Maria deli Angeli e dei Martiri is not your average Roman church. Sure it has vaulted ceilings, gorgeous frescoes and adorned domes. But the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and of the Martyrs was designed by Michelangelo who died […]

Rome’s Eataly by Termini

UPDATE 2019: This Eataly location has closed. The main Rome Eataly is located in Ostiense. The location is now occupied by another Italian gourmet food store know as Officine. Ah, Termini. Termini is Rome’s main train station and the only place in the city where the two metro lines (A and B) cross. It is a […]