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13 07, 2016

Where to Eat in Rome in August, 2016 Edition

July 13th, 2016|54 Comments

View Where to Eat in Rome in August in a larger map Visiting Rome in August used to mean eating badly or seldom, but things have changed in recent years (sadly due to the mounting economic crisis which no longer permits many businesses to shutter for a month) and now gastronomic-minded visitors need not compromise. Some great restaurants in Rome will be open for the entire month, so whether you want fine dining, the city’s best gricia, pizza, or some down-home […]

12 07, 2016

Friselle, Baked Rings For Summertime, from Roscioli’s Cesare Agostini

July 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Cesare with Chad Robertson of Tartine Bakery (June 2016) It's hot in Rome and there are few places more oppressively infernal than the Metro B next to the ovens at Antico Forno Roscioli. I asked Cesare Agostini for some baker's tip for keeping cool; Cesare (24) came to Italy from Ottowa, Canada three years ago [...]

13 05, 2016

Pam Yung and José Ramírez-Ruiz of Semilla Pop Up at Pizzarium

May 13th, 2016|4 Comments

I can hardly wait for my pals Pam Yung and José Ramírez-Ruiz to touch down in Rome. The duo behind Brooklyn's phenomenal, veggie-forward, Michellin-starred, critically acclaimed restaurant Semilla is coming to town to do a 2-day pop up at Pizzarium, Gabriele Bonci's landmark pizza by the slice joint. Stop by during the day June 3-4 [...]

6 04, 2016

Giveaway: Delicious Foods from Gustiamo and A Copy of Tasting Rome

April 6th, 2016|130 Comments

As promised, I will be rolling out a number of Tasting Rome giveaways -- I hope you're as excited about the book as I am:) First up, Gustiamo's Tasting Rome-themed box curated by yours truly. Gustiamo sources gorgeous products from artisans all over Italy and we have put together a box featuring: Extra Virgin Olive [...]

27 03, 2016

Piatto Romano, Cucina Romana in Testaccio

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Off all the districts in central Rome, Testaccio is the one best known as a bastion of local food culture--chalk it up to its ancient identity as a bustling marketplace for olive oil, its retired slaughterhouse, a lively produce market, and its many many restaurants serving the cucina romana. Rome-dwellers and visitors alike all have [...]

24 03, 2016

A Pizza Crawl of Rome For Lucky Peach

March 24th, 2016|2 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/embed/k3duXWm0pgQ I really, really love pizza. Deeply. So you can imagine my joy when Lucky Peach asked me to document a pizza crawl of Rome for them, highlighting my favorite pizzas and styles. I was equally excited to collaborate Gabriele Stabile, a photographer whose work I have enjoyed for years. Gabri and I spent many hours traversing the city and ate over [...]

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