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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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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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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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Five Favorites for Natural Wines

You might think that wine, by nature, is a natural product free from chemical adulteration. But in the vast majority of cases, producers intervene in the vineyard and the cellar, introducing chemical compounds and lab yeasts in attempts to create an engineered finished product.  Wine makers that strive for minimal intervention, using the smallest possible […]

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Five Favorites For Holiday Dining

Whether you are planning to have traditional Roman food, gourmet dishes or international cuisine, Rome has plenty of options for holiday dining. It’s a time to enjoy prix fixe menus at some of Rome’s fine dining establishments and an opportune week to check out our best-loved international options. Reserve your table now! Cesare al Casaletto […]

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Five Favorites For Fine Dining

In a city where trattorias rule, there are a handful of restaurants which offer elegant and fine dining. Gourmet travelers will be pleasantly surprised by the creative and delicious interpretations of Roman, Mediterranean and international dishes at our five high-end favorites. Antico Arco – Enjoy a twist on Italian classics like cacio e pepe, served […]

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Five Favorites for August

Finding great dining options in Rome in August isn’t as hard as it used to be. Although many Romans flock to the seaside, shop and restaurant owners included, there are still plenty of restaurants that aren’t chiuso per ferie (closed for holiday). We published a list with dining and drinking options last week and from […]

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Five Favorite Dairy-Free Gelatos

“Gelato” is the generic word for Italian ice cream and, while it usually applies to dairy-based flavors, you may also hear it used to describe dairy-free fruit- or chocolate-based sorbets. “Sorbetto”, on the other hand is only applied to non-dairy flavors; it is creamy and fine textured and may be made with a fruit, water […]

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Five Favorite Venues in Trastevere

Trastevere, the picturesque neighborhood across the Tiber from Rome’s historical center, may be touted as an authentic neighborhood brimming with typical eateries. But it is actually one of the hardest places to find great food in Rome. Its meandering streets are home to hordes of tourist traps and sub-par trattorias are a dime a dozen. […]

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Five Family-Friendly Favorites

Visiting Rome with whole family can be equal parts rewarding and stressful. Prepare your kids–and yourself–for longer meals than you might be used to and know that children’s menus are nearly non-existent. That said, most trattorias and pizzerias are welcoming and accommodating to guests of all ages, especially if families with small children arrive around […]

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