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29 11, 2011

Eater Asks Parla Food Where to Eat in Rome

November 29th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Restaurants|1 Comment

Eater's Heat Map series, which focuses on venues opened in the last year, visits Rome today and I offered up my suggestions for where to eat right now, including a welcome addition to the city's cheese culture, a fantastic boutique pizzeria, and a new fine dining establishment in a weird hotel lobby. You can read [...]

29 11, 2011

In Rome, Antico Arco Now Open For Lunch

November 29th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|4 Comments

Antico Arco, a restaurant on Rome's Janiculum Hill, is now open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. This is great news for travelers and locals alike who have grown to love this family run, quality driven restaurant that serves reliable food in an elegant yet inviting environment. Antico Arco is located at Piazzale [...]

28 11, 2011

Porchetta Done Right: Il Norcino Bernabei in Marino

November 28th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Meat, Pork, Rome & Lazio, Travel|23 Comments

There are few things in this world as delectable as porchetta done right. Unfortunately, much of the stuff I have eaten in Rome or Ariccia lately has been dried out choke-inducing rubbish overpacked with spices to mask the pork’s utter lack of flavor. Thankfully, there are still pork […]

27 11, 2011

Island Tweeting Turns into Istanbul Eating

November 27th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Istanbul, Sweets & Dessert, Turkish Cuisine|9 Comments

It started with a tweet. I was at a cafe in Bozcaada in August and ordered peynir helvası (a dense mixture of flour, butter, sugar, and cheese) for dessert. Maybe this wasn’t the best choice considering the sweltering Turkish summer heat, but damn was that helva good. I posted […]

23 11, 2011

Rome Blogger Meet Up/Tweetup December 12

November 23rd, 2011|Categories: Rome & Lazio|5 Comments

Calling all Rome bloggers! Want to start putting a face to those blog titles and twitter handles? Want to bounce ideas off fellow bloggers? Let’s meet to talk about blogging, social media, tips and techniques, SEO, and writing–and have a drink or two while we are at it! This is a casual […]

21 11, 2011

Rome For Foodies App Dropping Soon

November 21st, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|17 Comments

Fourteen months of development (and around a decade of research) are finally coming to fruition. The Rome for Foodies app for iPhone, iPad, and Android will be released into the wild in the next few weeks. I’m trying to get everything just right so users will have the best possible […]

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