/Food & Wine
24 10, 2016

Triple “A” Week in Rome Highlights Natural Wines

October 24th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

This week, 15 natural wine producers that are part of the Triple "A" movement will be featured in Rome in a series of tastings and events. The winemakers eschew chemical intervention in their vineyards and rely on naturally occurring yeasts (rather than lab yeast) for fermentation, an approach that allows the territory--rather than chemical manipulation--to [...]

17 10, 2016

Chris Behr’s Polpettone Ripieno from the Carne Coobook

October 17th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Meat, Recipes|0 Comments

This recipe from the recently published cookbook Carne: Meat recipes from the kitchen of the American Academy in Rome is one of my favorite Chris Behr dishes ever. Polpettone ripieno is stuffed meatloaf, the quintessential comfort food that you're more likely to find on a home table or sliced and sold by the portion at [...]

13 10, 2016

F*ck That’s Delicious Italy Episode On Viceland

October 13th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Rome & Lazio, Videos|1 Comment

Watch me and my buddy Mario Batali guide the F*ck That's Delicious crew around Rome. Host Action Bronson (rap's greatest bon vivant) and his legendary sidekicks The Alchemist and Mayhem descended on Rome on the hottest day of the year--not the ideal weather for trying every trapizzino, supplì, and pizza slice--but we powered thru and [...]

9 10, 2016

Eating in Rome on a Sunday

October 9th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|29 Comments

UPDATED FOR 2016: Every Sunday I run into the same predicament. I want to eat a really good meal out, but somehow during the week I've forgotten how tough it is to get a last minute table. Inevitably I scramble for reservations and try to accommodate my increasingly picky palate. Don't make my habitual error; [...]

6 10, 2016

Where to Eat and Shop in Rome’s Esquilino District

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Markets, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice, Rome on a Budget, Travel|1 Comment

The highly anticipated Mercato Centrale food hall (above) opened on a sketchy stretch of Via Giolitti on the southern side of Rome's Stazione Termini yesterday. The location, detached from the station's tracks and main concourse, will likely be the biggest obstacle the market faces. Termini is a real nightmare and no sane person enjoys sticking [...]

5 10, 2016

Mercato Centrale Roma Opens at Stazione Termini

October 5th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Markets, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio, Travel|0 Comments

Mercato Centrale Roma opens at 6:00pm today in Stazione Termini, the city's main train terminal. The new venture by Florentine businessman Umberto Montano, which is modeled on the Mercato Centrale in Florence, will be open daily from 7:00am until midnight and will host branded stalls, a shopping area, a cafe, a wine bar, and a [...]