Category Archives: Rome Restaurant Reviews

Looking for the perfect meal out? From pizza to fine dining, these Rome restaurant reviews will guide you to the best food in the city.

Amerina: Small Pizzas Near Campo de’ Fiori

I love to see that the Roman street food scene is alive and well even after so much upheaval in the food industry in the past year. Amerina La Pizzetta is a delightful new space offering small personal pizzas in one the most beautiful small piazzas in Rome. So it really has pizzette (small round […]

Carbonara at Roscioli in Rome: Recipe

Roscioli is one of the best places to eat pasta in Rome. And one of their most famous dishes is, of course, la carbonara.  Carbonara comes from Rome and Roscioli makes one of the most delicious versions in the city (and, therefore, in the world!) The guanciale is perfectly crunchy, the pasta al dente, and […]

Retro Vino e Caffe: Specialty Coffee and Wine in Rome

Italy may have invented the cappuccino but the perfect morning drink remains elusive, even here. That is because the perfect cappuccino is a combination of the quality of: the coffee, the milk, the coffee machine + the skill of the barista. So let me say that it is something spectacular to discover that the perfect […]

Coffee and Zabaione at Panella in Esquilino

yellow zabaione in coffee

I don’t like to take sugar in my coffee. When the coffee is good, I want to taste the flavors, the acidity, and enjoy the right level of bitterness. However I make an exception for a special combination of coffee sweetness at Panella, where you can find cafe served with zabaione.  Zabaione, or zabaglione, is […]

Where to Eat Porchetta in Rome

roast porchetta pig in Italy

Visit any traditional Italian festival or street fair and you are sure to find a porchetta stall surrounded by a hungry crowd. The succulent pork is beloved throughout the country, but the rustic delicacy originally hails from the Roman countryside. Porchetta is instantly recognizable due to its size and presentation – a full, boned pig, […]

Best Pasta in Rome: 9 Dishes and Where to Eat Them

carbonara pasta with cheese in Rome

It is impossible to talk about food in Italy without talking about pasta. There is dried pasta, and fresh pasta, in hundred of shapes with a range of toppings. So where, exactly do you find the best pasta in Rome? That depends on what pasta dish you want to eat. There are four classic Roman […]