30 06, 2014

New Tour: Italian Cocktail Culture Through the Ages

2017-02-17T15:16:12+00:00 June 30th, 2014|Categories: Culture, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|2 Comments

I’m launching a new tour and I am super excited about it! If you’re into booze, you might be, too. Well, it’s actually not a tour, but more like a cocktail seminar. As I recently wrote for PUNCH, Rome’s drinking culture is improving slowly but surely and we can finally rejoice at the arrival of [...]

29 06, 2014

Il Sanlorenzo, Rome’s Finest Fish Restaurant

2017-02-17T15:16:12+00:00 June 29th, 2014|Categories: Fish, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |7 Comments

In spite of the countless fish dishes that populate Roman menus, Rome’s not much of a fish city. It wasn’t until the mid-20th century, with the proliferation of refrigeration and deep freezing, that fish caught in the Tyrrhenian, Adriatic, Mediterranean Seas began making their way to the Italian capital’s market stalls and […]

27 06, 2014

Rome’s Top 5 Gelato Combos

2017-02-17T15:16:12+00:00 June 27th, 2014|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert, Videos|3 Comments

In my Rome, gelato is a way of life. After trying thousands of flavor combos for your tasting pleasure, I reveal the best of the best. Here's what flavor pairings to look for at Rome's best and greatest gelato shops. Cathc my other videos or subscribe to my YouTube channel here.

19 06, 2014

Saturday Night In Rome

2017-02-17T15:16:13+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Categories: Food & Wine, Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio, Travel, Wine & Spirits|2 Comments

In place of Rome's once mundane drinking establishments lurks a new generation of wine bars, craft cocktail counters and an army of craft beer pubs. I hit the cobblestones with photographer Daniel Krieger to uncover Rome's renewed drinking scene. Our story is on PUNCH.

17 06, 2014

Introducing My Next Book…Tasting Rome!

2017-02-17T15:16:14+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Categories: Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio|14 Comments

UPDATE: the book’s name has been changed to Tasting Rome! Blog posts have been kinda sparse these past few months. Sorry about that. Editing a book proposal is hard work. Managing the stress of selling it is even more demanding. Somehow it all paid off and I am thrilled to announce that my next book, [...]

16 06, 2014

Supplizio, Arcangelo Dandini’s Cibo di Strada

2017-02-17T15:16:14+00:00 June 16th, 2014|Categories: Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |4 Comments

In early April, chef Arcangelo Dandini and Lorenzo D’Ettorre opened Supplizio in a vaulted room in Rome’s historical center. The space feels like a cross between a living room and a Renaissance workshop and the furnishings will no doubt remind visitors of Arcangelo’s restaurant in Prati. Some of the menu items are […]

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