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Gelato News: Carapina Opens Rome Branch

Carapina, one of Florence’s foremost gelaterie, opened its first shop in Rome last week. This branch is no franchise; master gelataio Simone Bonini is overseeing the operation himself and hopes to achieve the same high quality standards that his Florence locations are known for. The gelato is made from top-notch ingredients, which are transformed into […]

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Five Favorites for Pizza

In Rome, you’re never far from a sit-down pizzeria or pizza by the slice joint. But not all pies are created equal. Steer clear of the norm (pizzas and slices made with sub-par ingredients) and head to one (or all!) of our five favorite pizza spots for a bite that won’t disappoint! Antico Forno Roscioli […]

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Rome Events Digest May 5-11, 2014

On May 7, Trimani Wine Bar will host Elisa Semino from La Colombera di Tortona for a ten-year vertical tasting of her Il Montino and Derthona wines. The events starts at 19:30 and costs €29. Reservations are required; email livia.guelfi@trimani.com to save your space. For more information see the Facebook event page. On May 8, […]

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Jazz Tuesdays at Litro in Monteverde

Litro, the Monteverde-based natural wine bar, will offer a jazz aperitivo every Tuesday from April 29 through May 27. Presenting different musicians each week, the mini-concerts are free and start at 18:30. Guests can choose natural wines or mezcal-based cocktails to accompany the jazz tunes, as well as high quality cold cuts, cheeses and bruschette. […]

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Celebrate Liberation Day in the Castelli

On Friday April 25, celebrate the Festa della Liberazione (Liberation Day) at the Mercato Contadino Castelli Romani in Frascati. Visitors can sample various sweets such as the famous and quirky pupazza frascatana a tre mammelle (a cookie of a three-breasted woman) by pastry chef Oreste Molinari. Gelateria Greed will also be serving artisanal gelato with […]

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Rome Events Digest April 21-April 27

On April 21, Castelli Romani Green Tour will host a family-friendly picnic at Circolo Ippico Quarto della Mandorla in Genzano di Roma. From morning until late afternoon, guests will participate in various activities such as gathering wild greens, walking through the orchards, and eating a lunch made with local products. The event starts at 10:15 […]

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Rome Events Digest April 14-20

On April 14, La Gatta Mangiona will host an egg themed dinner with special guests Manfredi Pascucci, Roberto Liberati, Corrado Tenace and Stefano Callegari. The dinner will feature eggs from both fish and poultry. The dinner costs €70 and reservations are required. For more information check out the event page. On April 15,the Athenæum Club […]

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Big News for Barikamà Freedom Yogurt

Suleman, Aboubakar, Sidiki, Cheikh, Modibo and Youssouf, the team behind Barikamà Yogurt, has officially moved their production headquarters from the ex-SNIA facility in Rome to the Casale di Martignano. This is a momentous event for Barikamà Yogurt, which has fought hard to expand their small business and increase production of their organic dairy products. TRD […]

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