8 06, 2015

Guide to the Best Gelato in Rome, 2015 Edition

June 8th, 2015|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Travel|40 Comments

In Rome, eating gelato is a year-round ritual, but since the temperatures have soared recently, I thought it was high time to update my annual gelato guide. There's a bit of breaking news to report: Fatamorgana's Prati location moved from Via Bettolo to Via Leone IV last week, so now it's even closer to the [...]

27 06, 2014

Rome’s Top 5 Gelato Combos

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.

25 12, 2013

Gelato in Rome, A Savory Year-Round Treat

December 25th, 2013|Categories: Culture, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget, Sweets & Dessert, Travel|1 Comment

Gelato, long associated with hot Roman summers, has become a year-round treat in the Italian capital's all-natural shops. The city's artisans turn to savory flavors, often paired with alcohol, to entice customers. More in this weekend's New York Times.

27 05, 2013

Gelateria Fatamorgana Opens New Central Location

May 27th, 2013|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|3 Comments

When the Piazza Monte d’Oro branch of Il Gelato closed earlier this year, the historical center of Rome was robbed of one of its few exceptional gelato shops. The loss was felt by visitors and locals alike who starred forlornly into the abandoned space once filled with so many dozens of delicious flavors. The only [...]

26 01, 2013

In Rome, Vice Opens New Branch

January 26th, 2013|Categories: Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|3 Comments

Stuffed brioche, a savory snack, at Vice. It’s just a few days old, and already my recent piece for the NYT could use some editing! The subject, the neighborhoods north of the Vatican, has welcomed yet another gourmet destination. Vice Cafè, which opened Thursday, is the gelato franchise’s fourth location. I sat down with owner [...]