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11 06, 2015

DOT Bistrot in Trastevere

June 11th, 2015|Categories: Fish, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |4 Comments

DOT Bistrot opened a little over a year ago just off Piazza San Cosimato in the tourist trap-laden zone of Trastevere. Normally, I avoid dining in this part of town like the plague, but DOT is a rare island in a sea of mediocrity. The new(ish) arrival serves a combo of Sicily-inspired dishes (think panelle, [...]

8 06, 2015

Guide to the Best Gelato in Rome, 2015 Edition

June 8th, 2015|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Travel|40 Comments

In Rome, eating gelato is a year-round ritual, but since the temperatures have soared recently, I thought it was high time to update my annual gelato guide. There's a bit of breaking news to report: Fatamorgana's Prati location moved from Via Bettolo to Via Leone IV last week, so now it's even closer to the [...]

4 06, 2015

Buy Rachel Roddy’s Book Five Quarters Right Now

June 4th, 2015|Categories: Food & Wine, Rome & Lazio|1 Comment

Photo from Rachel Eats. I know a few exceptional food writers. You know, the type who can effortlessly convey the aromas and flavors of her kitchen, flawlessly capture the relationships forged at the market, or earnestly document a familiar food culture in an utterly entrancing way. I know a few such people and one of [...]

1 06, 2015

My Top 10 Roman Pasta Dishes (And Then Some)

June 1st, 2015|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|12 Comments

If you have eaten at a Roman restaurant at any point in the past 10 years, you have probably asked yourself what the hell people are talking about when they bang on about locals eating small portions. Pasta servings have been growing steadily since the arrival of the euro, when purse strings began to tighten [...]

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