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Trastevere best restaurants: try Jacopa, for gourmet food with Roman heart

Trastevere best restaurants: try Jacopa, for gourmet food with Roman heart

Rome’s Trastevere district never goes out of style, but if you’re looking for the best restaurants in Trastevere, it hasn’t always been easy to escape touristy mediocrity. Enter Jacopa, a restaurant on the peaceful side of Trastevere with bags of character serving gourmet food that has an extremely healthy relationship with the origins of Roman…

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Tivoli restaurant La Fornarina serves exceptional gourmet food as well as pizzas and Roman classics, a short drive from Rome, Italy

Visiting Tivoli: La Fornarina restaurant excels in creative gourmet delights

Tivoli, a stunning hilltop town around 25 km from Rome, is a great destination year round. But while a trip in high season might see you dedicate more time to visiting its outdoor delights of Villa D’Este and Villa Adriano, low season is the perfect opportunity to focus on a leisurely lunch in a cosy…

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Giulia Restaurant Coffee Drink, unites impeccable interiors on Rome's prettiest street with one of the most exciting kitchen line-ups in Rome

Giulia Restaurant in Rome: spectacular cuisine on Rome’s prettiest street

The most beautiful street in Rome, via Giulia, guards many enigmas behind its imposing doors and palaces. But one of its best kept secrets is a relatively new restaurant, simply called Giulia Restaurant Coffee Drink, which unites impeccable interiors and views across this lovely street with one of the most exciting kitchen line-ups in Rome….

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Assaggia Roma restaurant in Rome represents a gourmet journey through Roman cuisine in tasting portions. Review of this recommended restaurant in Rome.

Assaggia restaurant in Rome is a gourmet journey through Roman cuisine

UPDATE: As of September 2019, Assaggia is sadly no more. It has been replaced by EMME, a new contemporary Italian restaurant from chef  Giovanni Moncada. As soon as I get the chance to review it, I’ll let you know! In the meantime, for contemporary dining downtown, try Valentyne. Assaggia restaurant in Rome represents a gourmet…

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Head to Molto Ristorante in Parioli for al fresco dining in a secret garden

Molto Ristorante is perhaps one of North Rome’s best kept secrets. Located in Parioli, Rome’s posh residential district, it boasts a wonderful garden which makes it one of the best places for al fresco dining in North Rome. Of course, location and atmosphere are only part of a dining experience but this candle-lit terrace makes…

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Trattoria Pennestri is one of the best new restaurants in Rome combining traditional ingredients with international flair, for a romantic dinner in Rome.

Trattoria Pennestri sets new, refined standards for Rome’s Ostiense district

If I told you that Trattoria Pennestri was located in the Ostiense district, just a stone’s throw from Testaccio and Garbatella, you’d be forgiven for expecting robust Roman cuisine and no-nonsense interior decor. But this restaurant is much more interesting, taking its inspiration from the best Roman and Italian traditions, before exploring them with refined…

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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 Osteria Fratelli Mori, Roma Ostiense, a traditional Roman trattoria which never disappoints with its seasonal ingredients and Italian ingenuity.

Rome restaurants: cult Osteria Fratelli Mori, in Roma Ostiense

Traditional Roman cuisine is a compelling mix of Italian ingenuity and seasonal ingredients. And the best thing about visiting Rome is the fact that there are plenty of great, Roman trattorias or osterias which still serve the real deal, like Osteria Fratelli Mori in the Ostiense district. Formerly known as 900, this cheerful, cavernous restaurant…

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Pigneto restaurants: Rome's grungy Pigneto district surprises again with a gourmet dining option that absolutely delights. Let Pigneto 1870 amaze and delight with its original approach to food.

Pigneto 1870: gourmet adventures in Rome’s hippest quarter

You never know quite what to expect in the district of Pigneto, Rome’s hippest quarter, an an improbable cluster of low-density villas and social housing beyond the concrete flyover and traffic-ravaged boulevard of the Prenestina carriageway. Did you know that the the area was established in 1870? I only found this out thanks to Pigneto…

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A great restaurant near Rome Airport, Quarantunododici is an ideal lunch or dinner solution if you have a layover at Rome Airport, or are looking for Fiumicino restaurants close to Rome Airport.

Restaurants near Rome Airport: fish restaurant QuarantunoDodici in Fiumicino

If you’re looking for a great restaurant near Rome Airport, I have a superlative tip for you: restaurant QuarantunoDodici (4112), in Isola Sacra, Fiumicino. This smart seaside restaurant near Rome was only open at lunchtimes in the past, but is now also open for evening dining, which is a real boost to anyone travelling to…

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