/Restaurants
13 07, 2016

Where to Eat in Rome in August, 2016 Edition

July 13th, 2016|46 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 […]

26 06, 2016

Mordi e Vai 2.0 Opens in Rome’s San Giovanni District

June 26th, 2016|1 Comment

Just under 3 years ago, Mara Cipriani and Sergio Esposito opened Mordi e Vai, a sandwich stall in the Testaccio Market. At the time, the couple was taking a huge risk. Street food (Rome-inspired and otherwise) hadn't had its moment yet (today, a so-called "strit fud" trend is in full swing) but Mara and Sergio were banking [...]

30 05, 2016

Eater’s Guide to the World

May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Last week, Eater launched their first global guides, applying the popular Eater 38 model to cities all over the planet. You can find my Eater 38 for Rome here, which includes new spots like Tordo Matto, Sbanco, and Retrobottega alongside my longtime favorites. Frankly, coming up with 38 solid restaurant recommendations was tough and I [...]

27 04, 2016

Where to Eat, Drink & Shop for Books in North America

April 27th, 2016|2 Comments

One of the many perks of a 22-city book tour includes never being hungry. As I criss-cross the United States and Canada, I get to explore all sorts of incredible regional North American cuisine, cocktails, and craft brewing. Aside from a few sad airport breakfasts, I have been loving the food on the road and [...]

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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