Emporio del Gusto caters to the cravings of Rome’s most sophisticated gastronomes, whether they are after single barrel whisky, fine British cheeses or gourmet ingredients from all over Italy. Owner Pino Perrone prides himself on the careful sourcing of food and beverages and is quick to indulge customers in philosophical discussions about his passion, whisky.
While he is best known for his exquisite collection of distilled spirits, Pino also stocks excellent pasta, preserves, craft beer, pesto and many other bits and bites to satisfy every craving.
Ambiance: Gastronomic paradise.
Budget: Moderate to expensive.
Recommended goods: Rare whisky, cheeses, Birrificio Barley brand beer.
Open: Mon 17:00-20:00, Tues-Sat 9:00-13:00 & 17:00-20:00.
How to get there: Metro B to San Paolo.
Credit cards: Yes.
Additional notes: Pino organizes many beverage events in Rome. Ask him what’s cooking. And while you are in the neighborhood, drop in at Sans De Blé.
Address: Via Gabriello Chiabrera 58a
Telephone: +39 06 5412480