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UPDATE: In Bonci’s absence, the quality of pizza here has rapidly dropped. After two bad experiences, I have removed this pizzeria from my food tour of the Centro Storico. (more…)
It has appeared on menus in Testaccio, Prati, Nomentano, Madison Square Park and Brooklyn. But now, Stefano Callegari‘s Roman street food invention, the trapizzino, finally has a home of its own in Piazzale Ponte Milvio. Callegari and his business partners inaugurated Trapizzino in northern Rome on Friday December (more…)
Every six months or so, Eater asks me to contribute to their Heatmap column and weigh in on what’s hot in Rome right now. Unlike Eater’s native NYC, Rome’s restaurant scene doesn’t move a mile a minute, but there have been plenty of new openings recently. A few of them (see 1-3 on the Heatmap) are awesome, others are good (4, 5, 7 and 10), while some are sceney and only really interesting for their cocktails (8, 9). I cannot for the life of me comprehend why 6 is lavished with so much praise and attention considering its mediocre food, but it’s buzzy, so it made it to the Heatmap.
There are lots of new openings on the horizon (like Trapizzino in Ponte Milvio, scheduled to open in mid-December). But in the meantime, the only new or newish places you should drop everything and go eat immediately are Mazzo, DOL-ProLoco and Dall’Antò.
While my neighbors are losing their minds over the totally gross, dumb and boring Brasilian temaki joint that just opened in Monti, something actually important happened in our gastronomically overrated ‘hood. Dall’Antò, a shop specializing in rare breads and flatbreads made from heirloom wheats, chickpea (more…)
London’s dining and drinking culture just gets better and better. Whether you are in the market for artisanal breads, masterfully prepared offal or sensational wine, this cultural capital is sure to satisfy if you know where to go. Wading through all the hype and new openings and restaurant PR nonsense is a hassle, so (more…)