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4 08, 2021

Where to Eat in Rome in August 2021

2021-08-14T01:00:23+02:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|67 Comments

UPDATED FOR 2021: Visiting Rome in August used to mean eating badly or seldom, but things have changed in recent years (including due to the covid crisis...places just can't afford to close) and now gastronomic-minded visitors need not compromise. Some great restaurants in Rome will be open for most of the month, so whether you [...]

1 06, 2021

Where to Eat & Drink & Shop for Food in Rome in 2021

2021-06-02T14:31:37+02:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|44 Comments

Updated June 1, 2021, the day some places in Rome are opening for the first time in 9 months and others are welcoming indoor dining once again, increasing their capacities and therefore potential revenues. If you are planning a visit to Rome, please keep in mind how fragile the restaurant business is right now. It's [...]

16 12, 2020

Sara Cicolini’s Rigatoni all’Amatriciana

2020-12-16T03:24:40+01:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Abruzzo, Food & Wine, Recipes, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|1 Comment

Last year I covered Sarah Cicolini's Roman trattoria Santo Palato for Australian Gourmet Traveller, one of my favorite magazines to contribute toe. The article included 7 recipes that the Abruzzo-born chef serves in her adopted city, including some of the Italian capital's classics. She says of her version of amatriciana, "There's no one recipe; everyone [...]

4 11, 2017

Eating in Rome on a Sunday

2017-11-04T19:48:42+01:00November 4th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|45 Comments

UPDATED FOR 2017: 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; [...]

24 09, 2017

Budget Dining in Rome, 2017 Edition

2017-09-24T12:58:11+02:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|36 Comments

UPDATED FOR LATE 2017: In the past week I have gotten quite a few emails from travelers and abroad students inquiring about budget dining in Rome, so I thought now would be a good time to share some tips. My previous posts on the subject are way outdated, so here is a brand new list [...]

22 06, 2017

A Pizza Crawl of Rome For Lucky Peach

2017-06-22T22:20:28+02:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|4 Comments

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 a dozen [...]