A tiny restaurant serving regional Chinese street food sandwich with crunchy noodles is fast becoming one of the most delicious spots to eat in Rome.
After 10 years in Rome (!), it had never occurred to me to eat in Piazza Navona. The restaurants which line the sides of one of the most beautiful squares in Rome are notorious for serving subpar food at high prices. In short, they are tourist traps. However, that has changed now that a new […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
The weather forecast has rain for at least the next week in Rome and it has left me craving something warm to get through the sadness that summer is well and truly gone. Luckily, new restaurants have arrived in Rome offering something other than Italian cuisine. Shiroya is a relative newcomer that serves fantastic ramen […]
When it comes to gelato in Rome – I fall solidly into the modern camp. I am completely enamored with the contemporary makers who treat gelato like an art. That being said, there are some old school masters that absolutely know a thing or two about frozen treats. One of the most iconic is Fassi. […]
Trastevere is known for being one of the most charming areas of Rome but, as with everywhere, there are many sides to the neighborhood. That’s why it might come as some surprise that one of the best restaurants in Trastevere is tucked behind a McDonald’s in a residential part of the neighborhood. La Tavernaccia has […]