A beautifully designed Japanese fusion restaurant in one of Rome’s most elegant neighborhoods.
Piazza di Pietra is one of the most beautiful squares in Rome. Located between the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon, most people rush directly through it or miss it altogether. But smack dab in the middle, opposite Hadrian’s Temple, is Salotto 42. Salotto 42 is a small cocktail lounge with a fashion feel. That is […]
Latteria Garbatella is the kind of place I would hang out in all the time if it were in my neighborhood. Granted, Garbatella is NEXT to my neighborhood so the chic but understated bar is still dangerously close. Think: folk rock playing from vintage speakers and an entrance that is stuffed with mismatched leather […]
Apparently no one is going to Santo, yet. For the first 30 minutes of our visit, we were the only people in the recently opened cocktail bar and bistrot. Set back off the busiest piazza in Trastevere, you must wind along Via della Paglia before you finally arrive at the new glass doors that lead […]
I often bemoan that lack of cool places to hang out in Testaccio. As you can see from my postings, I love my neighborhood, and I want to spend a lot of time in this corner of Rome, but there is a dearth of evening options unless you are into teenage nightclubs. Enter: Stazione di […]
Living in Rome means I don’t have a lot of reasons to sleep in Rome hotels but I do hang out at them because some are seriously gorgeous. Rome has hotels in incredible locations right in the center of the city. Location, location, location, means views, views, views. Between Piazza di Spagna and Piazza del […]
I have suddenly acquired a taste for cocktails. I used to shun mixed drinks in favor of wine and beer because the descriptions on the ubiquitous cocktail list brought to mind brightly colored sugary, hangover-inducing abominations. But Rome’s cocktail scene has grown up, and that is obvious at the cozy local haunts like Niji. Niji […]