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Coffee Pot Trastevere: Cocktails and Sushi Tacos

Coffee Pot is one of those places that is *so cool.* I tried to go opening night, when they inaugurated their new location in Trastevere. This… was a mistake.  People were smushed in everywhere and it was obvious that it would take 30 minutes to even make our way to the bar.  We hurriedly executed […]

Modern Cocktails at Pasticcio

UPDATE AUGUST 2018: Pasticcio is now closed. The location is now PianoAlto. I lived in Los Angeles for 6 years. Some of my best friends still live in LA, but I had to leave before it drove me absolutely crazy. I still go back to DTLA every year to get a taste of the craziness– […]

Gelato in Trastevere: Fatamorgana

This time of year, everything starts to seem over the top which is why it is critical to remember that sometimes things that are small are also things that are very important. Gelato, for example, is a small important thing. I prefer cones to cups, and smalls to bigs, when it comes to gelato.  I […]

Pizzeria Ai Marmi in Trastevere

I have a friend who is 7-years-old and has lived in Rome almost all her life. As a nearly lifelong Roman, and at the age when she is a true pizza connoisseur, I trust her judgment. We always meet for dinner at Ai Marmi, her local pizzeria in Trastevere. And since she is 7, we […]

Trolling Trastevere

I sometimes hate on Trastevere. It is easy to see why it is popular: charming, central and well looked after. However, its strength is its weakness, and these virtues also means it is packed with hawkers of knickknacks, over-salted aperitivo buffets and throngs of international explorers. Sometimes Rome feels like it is divided into two […]