//Restaurants in Rome
27 06, 2018

Where to Eat & Drink in Rome

2018-06-27T22:34:29+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|34 Comments

With a city nicknamed Caput Mundi—Capital of the World—it’s only natural that Romans are accustomed to seeing their home as unrivaled in matters of history, culture, and food. And while it's true that traditional local cuisine holds a sacred place at the table, the Rome is hardly impervious to change. The city’s classics, from carbonara to [...]

19 06, 2018

Guide to the Best Gelato in Rome, Updated Summer 2018

2018-06-27T20:20:07+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice, Travel|42 Comments

Update: My guide to the best gelato in Rome was updated for the summer of 2018. In Rome, eating gelato is a year-round ritual, and since the temperatures have soared recently, the city is officially in high gelato season and I am on my 2-scoops-a-day diet. On that note, I think an update of my [...]

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 [...]

3 01, 2017

Be.Re. Serves Craft Beer and Trapizzini Near the Vatican

2017-02-17T15:14:44+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Beer, Carbs, Food & Wine, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|Tags: |0 Comments

Photo Credit: Be.Re. Under normal circumstances, I don't do reviews of places that have just opened. It's rarely fair to the reader--or to the venue. Launching a new restaurant or bar is massively challenging and the first few months are essential to a business for working out the kinks. I'll try a spot [...]

1 01, 2017

Trattoria Al Moro Serves Roman Classics Near the Trevi Fountain

2017-02-17T15:14:44+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |4 Comments

In most cases, a Roman menu featuring over a hundred items is a big old bandiera rossa signaling you've landed in a tourist trap. Trattoria menus in particular tend to be focused, featuring a handful of local dishes under each heading, often reflecting the season or the day of the week (giovedì gnocchi, venerdì pesce, [...]