Tag: craft beer

Trattoria da Neno serves great food, music and fresh ideas in Rome’s Piazza Bologna

Trattoria da Neno is a modern bar and eatery in elegant Via Ravenna in the Piazza Bologna district of Rome. It’s an ideal destination for date night or a an outing with a group of friends, offering an ample menu and imaginative evenings featuring live music and culinary themes. I visited right at the end…

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If you're planning a Belgian brewery tour when visiting Brussels, Cantillon, one of the last traditional Lambic beer producers in Belgium, should be top of the list. How to visit Cantillon brewery.

Belgian Brewery tour: Visiting Cantillon, Belgium’s last Lambic beer brewer in Brussels

If you’re determined to book a Belgian brewery tour when you visit Brussels, visiting Cantillon should be top of the list. This traditional Lambic brewery, known as the last independent Lambic brewer in Belgium, dates back to 1900 when Paul Cantillon decided to set up a brewery in the Anderlecht neighbourhood of Brussels. At the…

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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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Review of Giulietta, Rome, a new pizzeria in Testaccio from Cristina Bowerman, offering Roman and Neapolitan pizzas, craft beer, and homemade desserts.

REVIEW: Giulietta, Rome – gourmet pizza in Testaccio

Giulietta, Rome, a gourmet pizza place in Testaccio, is worth your attention. First of all, it’s one third of the vast and ambitious food empire launched recently in Rome’s Testaccio district by one of the city’s most exciting chefs, Cristina Bowerman, taking over a motorbike and car showroom buried in the side of Aventino Hill, and transforming…

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Beer festivals in Rome: Fermentazioni & Beer Park Festival are both taking place in Rome from June 9-11 2017, so enjoy a real Italian craft beer festival.

PREVIEW Beer festivals in Rome: Fermentazioni & Beer Park Festival, June 9-11 2017

Beer lovers in Rome have not one but two craft beer festivals coming up this weekend, with beer festival Fermentazioni moving to a summer slot and changing locations, shifting to the slightly more central Guido Reni District in Flaminio, after propping up the bar in Rome’s Fori Italici the last couple of years. The other event, also…

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(VIDEO) Rome’s best pubs: The best craft beer bars in Rome

Rome has a great craft beer scene and I was spoilt for choice selecting the 8 best craft beer bars in Rome for this article. From essential ‘hole in the wall’ dive bars in the city centre, to laid back drinking lounges and beer gardens a little further out, Rome has a great range of pubs focusing on…

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Rome's latest craft beer pub, Be.Re, combines artisan ales with Trapizzino street food, just a few minutes from the Vatican.

A guide to craft beer pubs in Rome: Be.Re., craft beer plus Trapizzino street food near the Vatican

Ten years ago in Rome you didn’t have an awful lot of choice if you wanted to drink craft beer. Thank goodness there was Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fa, a tiny watering hole in a grubby back street in Trastevere, which opened in 2001. This pub mostly attracted locals, and mostly hordes of 20-something Roman…

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The 4th Spring Beer Festival in Testaccio, 12-15 May 2016

From Thursday to Sunday of this week, it’s tutti a Testaccio! for the fourth edition of the Spring Beer Festival at the Città dell’Altra Economia. The event is free to enter and will feature 36 craft beer breweries, some of the capital’s best street food, and live entertainment. If that’s not enough, you can also…

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The 5 minute review: Giano Laboratorio Gastronomico

I dropped in here for a rather special event – a night of food and beer pairing in conjunction with itinerant brewery Jungle Juice – and I wasn’t disappointed. This review is going to be in part influenced by the occasion, but when it comes down to it, the food really was the star of…

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