Browsing by Category: Rome on a Budget
The brains and brawn behind Glass and Roscioli are at it again. Less than one year after opening their successful joint venture, Romeo, they have officially inaugurated Ape Romeo, Rome’s first worthwhile food truck. (more…)
Join me and my brilliant colleagues from The Rome Digest for a special craft beer event at Open Baladin on April 11 at 5:30pm. We will be presenting and tasting beers from 3 Lazio breweries (Birra Stavio, Birrificio Pontino and Birra del Borgo). The special event costs €12.50 and includes three beers and accompanying snacks. Booking is obligatory. Details on Eventbrite. Hope to see you there and please help spread the word!
It is absurd to discuss something as elusive as the “best” trattoria in Rome. Judging food is by nature a subjective endeavor and many locals can’t help but be blinded by an intangible food-enhancing nostalgia. This phenomenon isn’t unique to Rome. We all romanticize food memories and forgive the (more…)
Enjoy modern and ancient architecture for free.
Yesterday I recorded a segment with Pauline Frommer for her radio program “The Travel Show” on WOR 710. The theme was budget travel in Rome. I’ll link to the segment when it airs, but I wanted to share some tips for visiting Rome on a budget. Some of these tidbits will end up on the program, others (more…)
On Saturday November 10, my sleep deprived friend chef John Regefalk and I
stole liberated olives from the trees in front of San Gregorio near the Circus Maximus. In all, we harvested more than 6kg (13 lbs) of olives, to which John added a few hundred additional grams from a 151-year-old tree on (more…)