/Rome & Lazio
4 11, 2017

Eating in Rome on a Sunday

2017-11-04T19:48:42+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|48 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; [...]

31 10, 2017

Rome’s Artisanal Gelato Shops Continue to Grow

2018-06-27T20:19:25+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|6 Comments

When Carapina's only Rome location closed earlier this year I was sad for two reasons. First, I loved the clean flavors at this Florence-based gelato shop. Second, I was afraid its closing signaled that the artisanal gelato bubble had burst. It's been 4 years or so since all-natural gelato had its moment. The peak was [...]

24 09, 2017

Budget Dining in Rome, 2017 Edition

2017-09-24T12:58:11+00:00 September 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 My previous posts on the subject are way outdated, so here is a brand new list [...]

16 09, 2017

Tasting Rome Talk at Google

2017-09-16T15:09:04+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Jewish/Kosher, Offal, Rome & Lazio, Travel|0 Comments

Last month I spent a couple of weeks in the Bay Area for work, mostly to shoot my next cookbook with the very awesome photographer Ed Anderson and the super incredible food stylist George Dolese. Even though #UntitledSouthItalyCookbook is pretty much complete, the Tasting Rome tour continues! While I was out west, I was lucky [...]

9 08, 2017

Recipe: Pesche al Vino | Peaches with Wine

2017-08-09T17:47:08+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert, Travel|4 Comments

On Sunday, Terhune Orchards hosted their annual peach festival. It was fun to return to the farm for the first time in a while. I hadn't been in years (maybe a haunted hayride in '96 was the last time?!) but pretty much every fall of my childhood since the age of 2 was spent feeding [...]

22 06, 2017

A Pizza Crawl of Rome For Lucky Peach

2017-06-22T22:20:28+00:00 June 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 [...]