27 04, 2009

Bar Pica, Rome's Best Gelato?

2016-01-09T19:09:44+00:00 April 27th, 2009|Categories: Carbs, Gastronomic Traditions, Gelato, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|16 Comments

This weekend in their Globspotters Blog, the Times ran a short piece claiming the gelato at Bar Pica near Largo Argentina is Rome's best. It is undoubtedly noteworthy, but in this city, the crown should not be given away so easily. Yes, Pica's manna flavor (mentioned in the post) is very good and when paired [...]

23 04, 2009

Buono Come il Pane

2016-01-08T12:26:38+00:00 April 23rd, 2009|Categories: Carbs, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Rome & Lazio|7 Comments

This is more than just a slice of pizza. It is one of the reasons artisinal bakeries in Rome still exist. If it weren’t for the profits reaped from pizza al taglio, crostate, ciambelle, and biscotti, small bakeries could no longer afford to […]

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