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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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The boys of Via Panisperna

  It’s easy to miss the ancient district of Monti, hidden in a dip between two traffic lined roads above the Roman Forum. You find your way into the neighbourhood by dropping down a flight of stone steps from via Cavour, or cutting away from the noise and glare of via Nazionale into the esoterically…

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Avoid the Expat blues and get in the festive spirit in Rome this December

When you’re an Expat in Rome, it can be easy to feel homesick this time of year. Maybe you’re contemplating spending Christmas far from loved ones, or you are going to see family and friends for the holidays, but you’re struggling to get through the last few weeks without them. The build-up to festivities can…

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Opening on Friday 1st November: Bibere Bistrot

We’ve been a big fan of Bibere in Garbatella for a long time. This well stocked beer shop and enoteca, tucked away on Via Nicolò da Pistoia, is a point of reference for connoisseurs in the area. Owned by brothers Alessio and Fabio who started the venture only two years ago, the store offers an…

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Testaccio and the electronic policemen

Something strange has been happening in Testaccio in recent weeks. Pavements have been mysteriously widened; lanes have shrunk. Arrows on streets that went in a certain direction have been superseded by new one way signs and thwarted by no entry discs. Then there are the huge, grey stalks that have mushroomed overnight on certain corners……

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6 Ideas For Surviving Zombie-infested Rome This Summer

I lied about the zombies. But anyone who’s spent any time in Rome in August will sympathise with the sensation that it’s all just… well… a bit surreal. With at least half the population missing and the streets clear of cars, it’s easy to feel like you’re missing out on something, but this is actually…

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PREVIEW: Garbatella’s Festa per la Cultura, Saturday June 15th 2013

Testaccio’s neighbouring rione, Garbatella, celebrates 20 years of bringing culture to the masses this Saturday with the twentieth edition of its annual Festa per la Cultura. Five piazzas and the roads that join them will be closed to traffic and filled with music, theatre, dance, street artists and stalls promoting local causes. This annual fixture…

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PREVIEW: Testaccio’s Imperial Beer Party

After the raucous, joyful and messy success of Testaccio’s Spring Beer Festival, this week the former slaughterhouse complex welcomes a second round of beer fest. The organisers are the same, with foodie association Terra e Sapori,  Beer Style Beer shop, Beerbaccione Beer Shop and Arrosticini Tornese  bringing together some of the best craft beer makers in…

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PREVIEW: Rome’s newest rooftop restaurant, 0-300°, opening next week

One of the trendiest hotels in Rome is opening a gourmet rarity next week – an Italian restaurant that doesn’t serve pasta. 0-300° Cold and Grill will be gracing the rooftops of The First Luxury Art Hotel Roma near Piazza del Popolo, which boasts one of the most panoramic terraces in the whole city, taking…

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