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Trippa alla Romana

Curious about what to eat in Rome, from pasta to offal? Wondering how to visit underground archaeological sites during the upcoming Roma Nascosta event? I answer all these questions and more on the latest Eye On Italy podcast. Listen here.

Beside the Circus Maximus, an ex-pasta factory and current Rome Opera scenery storage facility sits atop the ruins of a sanctuary dedicated to the god Mithras. (more…)

Last week I arranged a special visit to the Excubitorium della VII Coorte dei Vigili for some private clients. This site, ancient barracks for Rome’s fire brigade, is usually closed to the public but I was able to finesse a visit to this off-the-radar underground site. (more…)