Browsing by Category: Rome on a Budget
Gelato, long associated with hot Roman summers, has become a year-round treat in the Italian capital’s all-natural shops. The city’s artisans turn to savory flavors, often paired with alcohol, to entice customers. More in this weekend’s New York Times.
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…)
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!