Tag: dining in Rome

Rome restaurants: Il Maritozzo Rosso reinvents Roman classics in timeless Trastevere

Il Maritozzo Rosso Bistrot is a new restaurant in Rome’s Trastevere district, revisiting some classics of Roman cuisine in fun, informal surroundings. Trastevere is one of Rome’s most compelling neighbourhoods, and a must for an evening stroll any time of the year. The usual dilemma, however, is where to eat: there is a concentration of…

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Hosteria Amedeo is a top restaurant in Monte Porzio Catone, and one of the best restauants in the Castelli Romani for a Sunday lunch or treat near Rome

Hosteria Amedeo, sensational Castelli Romani restaurant for an escape from Rome

I’m really excited about sharing this week’s restaurant recommendation – Hosteria Amedeo, in Monte Porzio Catone in the Castelli Romani – which combines incredible food with an unrivalled location in the green hills south-east of Rome. The Castelli Romani – literally translated, Roman castles – are a misnamed collection of villages in an area of…

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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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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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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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Va.Do al Pigneto: Creative Italian cuisine in Rome’s trendy Pigneto district

Va.Do al Pigneto is a great value restaurant in Rome’s Pigneto district serving creative Italian cuisine. Pigneto is one of my favourite going out districts in Rome for good reason. This slightly down-at-heel neighbourhood, east of Termini and tucked behind the great concrete boulevard La Prenestina, is a compelling mix of turn-of-the-century single story villas…

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Babingtons Tea Rooms, at the foot of the Spanish Steps in Rome, is celebrating an astonishing 125 years in the Eternal City.

Babingtons Tea Rooms: the cat that got the cream celebrates 125 years in Rome

Babingtons Tea Rooms in Rome is an extraordinary institution in a city which knows a thing or two about ancient history. Coming up to its 125th anniversary in 2018, the original Babingtons Tea Rooms was opened in 1893 in Via Due Macelli by two enterprising young women who wanted to make a respectable living in…

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