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30 11, 2010

Roy Caceres Opens Metamorfosi in Rome

November 30th, 2010|Categories: Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |17 Comments

Facebook. The necessary evil. I hate that I need it and that it is the absolute best way to get in touch with chefs and restaurants in Italy. Better than email and telephone you ask? Often, yes. Take the case of Metamorfosi, for instance. This fancy new restaurant opened less than a month ago in [...]

25 11, 2010

Tricolore Opens in Rome's Monti District

November 25th, 2010|Categories: Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|33 Comments

Today I had big plans of eating a light lunch. I figured I would grab a soup and salad at Mia Market so I could indulge in a massive Thanksgiving feast pizza tonight. Of course my plans of healthy dining are always foiled, mostly by my insatiable urge to eat everything. Today’s saboteur […]

24 11, 2010

Italy's Brewers Blend Wine & Beer Techniques

November 24th, 2010|Categories: Beer, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Wine & Spirits|9 Comments

Italy is already well into its third millennium of wine making, so it’s not surprising that such an ancient beverage industry would influence the country’s newest—craft beer production. […]

23 11, 2010

In Rome, Not All Dishes Are Created Equal

November 23rd, 2010|Categories: Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|33 Comments

Mezze maniche all’amatriciana at Roscioli. It took me a long time to come to terms with a critical dining fact in Rome: even at “the best” restaurants, not all dishes are created equal. Some can be excellent, some good, others terrible. And a restaurant need not be flawless in order to be considered beyond reproach [...]

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