/Restaurants
23 02, 2016

Chris Behr’s American Menu at Litro February 29

2017-02-17T15:15:04+01:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: America, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|0 Comments

Photo from Alain Elkann Interviews. As if to reinforce just how rare such an occasion is, Chef Chris Behr has chosen Monday February 29 to serve a delicious American menu at Litro in Rome's Monteverde district. A native of New Jersey, Chris is the head chef of the Rome Sustainable Food Project, an initiative founded [...]

12 02, 2016

Armando Al Pantheon in Rome

2017-02-17T15:15:04+01:00February 12th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Interviews, Press & Articles, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |3 Comments

Claudio and his cookbook, which recounts the history of Armando al Pantheon through recipes. Claudio Gargioli is in his kitchen six days a week, buttoned into his graphite hued chef’s coat, occasionally emerging to greet regulars. You can see him from the dining room, moving around a broad iron stove, tossing pasta in warped aluminum [...]

10 02, 2016

Rome’s Essential Dishes

2019-08-25T07:25:57+02:00February 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Markets, Meat, Offal, Pizza, Pork, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice, Sweets & Dessert|5 Comments

Whether you're in Rome for 24 hours or 24 years, it's essential to know exactly what to order. There may not be anything spontaneous or whimsical about planning exactly what you're going to eat in advance, but trust me what I tell you it is a critical feature of eating well in the Italian capital. [...]

19 01, 2016

Taki Japanese Restaurant in Rome’s Prati District

2017-02-17T15:15:06+01:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |2 Comments

Rome may not offer the most eclectic dining options, but there is no denying that there are plenty of Japanese restaurants to choose from. They range from revoltingly cheap all-you-can-eat joints (too many of those super sad places name) and mediocre mid-range chains (Daruma) to very expensive sushi bars (Hamasei) and authentic, high-end restaurants (Taki). [...]

18 01, 2016

Food Talk with Mike Colameco on HRN

2017-02-17T15:15:06+01:00January 18th, 2016|Categories: Press & Articles, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Travel, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

On last week's broadcast of Food Talk with Mike Colameco on Heritage Radio Network, Chris Struck stopped by to talk about the sensational orange wines of Georgia and I was in the studio to chat about Rome's restaurant scene and the wines of Lazio. HRN is listener-supported radio. If you like what you hear, please [...]

10 01, 2016

Janta Fast Food in Rome’s Piazza Vittorio

2017-02-17T15:15:06+01:00January 10th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|Tags: |10 Comments

Janta Fast Food, the Indian cafeteria and takeaway joint former known as Kabir Fast Food, is delicious. They serve curries, lentil stews, and many vegetarian/vegan dishes in an extremely basic dining room just off Piazza Vittorio. Unlike a lot of the pricey Indian places in nearby Monti, this budget-oriented spot serves food on metal trays--an upgrade [...]