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In the latest installment of Ali Rosen’s Potluck Video series, Jim Lahey of Sullivan Street Bakery and I talk about a few (of many) common pizza styles.

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Rome’s rapidly growing trend, “lo street food”, seems unstoppable. I’m not talking about food trucks, which really really don’t work or exist here the way the do in other cities, nor the ubiquitous pizza by the slice joints. I’m referring to a different approach to marketing food in which takeaways, cafes and restaurants (more…)

Pizzeria Ostiense

It seems like every block of Rome’s Ostiense district has had at least one new opening in 2014. Not all of them are worthwhile. Anzi. But very much worth checking out is Pizzeria Ostiense, which opened in April, and serves paper thin, super crisp, wood-fired pizzas. The owners are Da Remo alumni and when they migrated (more…)

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Trastevere was once a haven of cheap, delectable, no-frills dining, but in recent years, the district has become a bastion of tourist traps in which cheesy checked tablecloths and aggressive touts are far more numerous than great meals. This district, which lies on the Tiber River’s left bank, opposite the Centro Storico, is undeniably (more…)

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Rome’s historical center has gotten way more interesting lately. Trust me, it is still dominated by tourist traps and that won’t change anytime soon. But small changes are afoot and a clued-in visitor can eat pretty well these days. There’s (more…)