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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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Five Favorites for Easter

Holy Week is just around the corner and this supremely important religious period signals the official beginning of high season (though we must say it seems rather busy in town already!), not to mention coinciding with the arrival of springtime produce. While many restaurants shut either Easter Sunday or Easter Monday (or both!), some of […]

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Rome Events Digest March 31-April 6

On April 1, the Athenæum Club Gourmet will host local pig farmers Irene Vano and Riccardo Pagnanelli for a salumi and wine pairing dinner. Irene and Riccardo have saved the Reale Nero Casertano pigs, of which there were only 25 in 1995. The excellent salsicce, mortadella and prosciutto produced from the still-rare breed (only 2000 […]

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Five Favorites for Quinto Quarto

Quinto quarto (the fifth quarter) is the local Roman term for offal (poor cuts and organs), which were historically embraced by rich and poor alike and transformed into hearty comfort food. During the spring, restaurants and butchers tend to offer even more offal options, as lambs are slaughtered and no piece is allowed to go to […]

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Rome Events Digest March 24-30

On March 24, join author Pamela Sheldon Johns for a discussion on gourmet gelato, immediately followed by a gelato tasting from two different producers. The event begins at 17:00 and is free. The discussion and gelato tasting will take place at Centro di Prodotti Tradizionali e Tipici, in Piazza S. Ignazio, 144. On March 25, […]

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Five Favorites for Dining on a Budget

Visiting (and living) in Rome, where inflated prices are the norm, can get expensive regardless of your income and budget. Try our five favorite spots for the delicious food that won’t break the bank! Antico Forno Roscioli – Try Antico Forno Roscioli for freshly baked breads, pastries, and pizza. Grab a Roman staple, pizza bianca, […]

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Rome Events Digest March 10-16

On March 12, Enoteca Trucchi will hold a tasting of three wines paired with three desserts. The tasting will start at 19:30 and costs €15. Reservations are essential. Email enotecatrucchi@virgilio.it or call +39 3357047883. For more information, see the event page on Facebook. Also on March 12, Beppe e I Suoi Formaggi will host a […]

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