Category: Visit Rome

Best Lazio beaches: This guide to the best beaches near Rome includes how to get to the best Rome beaches with public transport, including how to get to Ostia and Fregene, how to get to Sperlonga, Anzio, Gaeta, Santa Severa and Santa Mariella. The best beaches in Lazio.

Best Lazio beaches: the best beaches near Rome and how to reach them with public transport in 2018

This guide to the best beaches near Rome focuses on the Roman beaches which are easy to reach with public transport. While Lazio – the county or state which includes Rome – has some outstandingly attractive beaches including the Pontine islands and Sabaudia in the south, these are much more difficult to get to if…

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Review of Gazometro38, a bar and restaurant specialising in gourmet pizzas and cocktails in Rome's Ostiense district, offering aperitivo and lunch options as well.

Rome restaurants: Gazometro38, gourmet pizza and cocktails in hip Ostiense

Gazometro38 review Gazometro38 is a bar and restaurant specialising in gourmet pizzas and cocktails, but also offering surprising depth across a menu which changes every four months, to take advantage of seasonal ingredients and add tasty new options for regular customers. Located in a former industrial space on Rome’s via del Gazometro, in the city’s…

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What’s it like going to a fashion week party in Rome thrown by one of the great Italian designers? I was able to peek into this world recently after attending Bulgari’s New Curiosity Shop launch party at Palazzo Sacchetti in Rome. #newcuriosityshop

In pictures: Bulgari’s Fashion Week party to launch its New Curiosity Shop boutique

What’s it like going to a fashion week party in Rome thrown by one of the great Italian designers? I was able to peek into this world recently after attending Bulgari’s New Curiosity Shop party at an exclusive villa on Rome’s Via Giulia, one of the smartest districts in town. The party took place at…

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The British Ambassador to Italy's private residence, Villa Wolkonsky, hosted an unforgettable reception on January 24th 2017 to mark the 125th anniversary of Babingtons Tea Rooms in Rome.

In pictures: Babington’s Tea Rooms 125th anniversary party in Rome at Villa Wolkonsky

The British Ambassador to Italy’s private residence, Villa Wolkonsky, hosted a simply unforgettable reception on January 24th 2017 to mark the 125th anniversary of Babington’s Tea Rooms in Rome. Babington’s Tea Rooms, the remarkable institution near the Spanish Steps in the heart of Rome, has survived two world wars, not to mention political and social…

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Searching for the original Fettuccine Alfredo in Rome? Don't miss dining at Ristorante Alfredo alla Scrofa, the original restaurant in Rome which created the real Fettuccine Alfredo or Alfredo sauce, and still serves the best Fettuccine Alfredo in Rome.

The original Alfredo sauce: How to find the real Fettuccine Alfredo restaurant in Rome

When a recipe like Fettuccine Alfredo or Alfredo sauce enters popular culture, it’s easy to assume that there was no starting point, that such a dish has somehow always existed. But there was actually an individual named Alfredo who invented the original Alfredo sauce, and the real Fettuccine Alfredo story begins in a restaurant in…

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erpetual Ristorazione Differente is a new gourmet restaurant in Rome, located in piazza Iside near the Colosseum, offering a tasting menu, plus à la carte options. This review of Perpetual Restaurant Rome includes menu and prices.

Restaurants in Rome: Perpetual Ristorazione Differente, gourmet magic

Perpetual Ristorazione Differente is an incredible new gourmet experience in Rome, located in the enchanting piazza Iside, just a few minutes from the Colosseum in one of the city’s most refined residential quarters. With chef Cezar Predescu at the helm, Perpetual Restaurant – subtitled Ristorazione Differente to underline its original approach – offers an imaginative…

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Cha Squared The Communion events are convivial wine tastings held in New York and Rome. Cha McCoy hosts and guides the wine tasting, sharing her knowledge.

Cha Squared – The Communion wine tasting event pops up in Rome

I recognise a passion project when I see one, and Cha Squared The Communion falls right in this category. Cha Squared, a wine-focused start-up by New Yorker Cha McCoy, creates and hosts convivial wine tasting events for curious palates, in locations as varied as a Chilean vineyard, New York homes, and now in a Roman…

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Doppio Malto Rome is a brew restaurant near the Trevi fountain serving craft beers, burgers, grilled meats and great desserts in a post-industrial space.

Doppio Malto in Rome, a new brew restaurant near the Trevi fountain

Doppio Malto, a new brew restaurant near the Trevi fountain in Rome, has added an extra dimension to a touristy part of the city which sometimes disappoints in terms of dining choices. Beyond the sumptuous craft beer menu, expect moreish fried goodies at Doppio Malto Rome, tender roast capons, sausages, steak and hamburgers to suit…

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StileLibero RistoArt is a restaurant in Rome which combines food, fashion and cocktails in Rome's Prati district, near the Vatican.

StileLibero RistoArt: Music, food, fashion and cocktails in Prati

StileLibero RistoArt is a restaurant and bar which could be defined as a true passion project. While dining is the headline event, this eatery was conceived to also be a music bar, with a fantastic cellar space, as well as a showcase for local fashion designers, displaying bags and accessories as part of the furnishings….

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Ballad Caffè in Rome, a great jazz club which opened around 12 months ago in San Lorenzo, has remixed its menu thanks to sensational chef Andrea Zerilli.

Jazz clubs in Rome: Ballad Caffè serves great food with sublime music

Ballad Caffè in Rome, a jazz club which opened around 12 months ago in San Lorenzo, has had a sensational year. In a city with some great live music venues, it has established itself as a first class place for jazz and classical performances in an intimate location at the right price. While music is…

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