A historic pastry shop that dates back to 1925, Pasticceria Barberini is an excellent place to stop for coffee and sweets in Testaccio.
There are few restaurants that I recommend in Rome more often than Trattoria da Cesare al Casaletto (sometimes also called “Da Cesare”). I warn people that while it is easy to get to, it is not one of the more central restaurants in Rome. The trip out to Monteverde Nuovo, however, is more than worth […]
There are two airports in Rome, but the most improved (by far) is Fiumicino. The main Rome airport has a new international area with seriously good food. Top of my list to try was Attimi by Heinz Beck. The chef is most famous for La Pergola, which is the only restaurant in Rome with three […]
I try not to use too many superlatives unnecessarily but after eating literally hundreds of scoops of gelato, I can say that Otaleg is absolutely the very best gelato in Rome. The only problem with getting a taste of this deliciousness was that the shop was a bit outside of the city center — but […]
Pasticerria Andreotti has been a fixture in Rome’s Ostiense neighborhood for more than 80 years. The pastry was founded in 1931 by Bruno Andreotti, who came to Rome from a small town in Tuscany near Lucca. The pastry shop is still run by the family, and Marco (Bruno’s grandson) told me that the most famous desserts are […]