Articles Tagged ‘Food’

Brewing up in Rome

Brewing up in Rome June 22, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Though many look to Italy for its prolific bouquet of  wines, there is a subculture of travelers whose Eat-Pray-Love experience must be frothy and by that, I mean beer.   Beer travelers are perhaps the most friendly breed of tourists always on the hunt for a bit of culture on tap.  Even with hundreds...

Role Call: Gelato in Rome [update]

Role Call: Gelato in Rome [update] May 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
Temperatures are rising in Rome, and though the easiest retreat is a gelateria (ice cream shop), it’s seemingly hard to find the very best.  Over the years, I have debated and argued my favorite gelaterie but just as there is a variety of gusti (flavors) able to please all ice cream lovers, there...

Daycation: Santa Marinella, Beach Break

Daycation:  Santa Marinella, Beach Break May 13, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Anyone who has ever breathed in the Eternal City, whether short stay or lifetime, knows that the true art in Rome is enjoying one’s surrounding– pranzo, pausa, aperitivo and any other activity of languid lounging, people watching and food.  The beautiful juxtapostion of Roman chaos and relaxation...

Last Supper: La Matricianella

Last Supper: La Matricianella May 11, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
It’s the end of the world as we know it.  If you haven’t had your head in the clouds, then you know that today, May 11, is the day an earthquake will hit Rome, rendering the city eternal no more.  Though I would be devastated if the Colosseum were to complete its collapse (in 1349 most...

A Moveable Feast: Easter

A Moveable Feast: Easter April 21, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Ave Pasqua.  I am ready to feast.  Whether tourist, fan, spectator or vintaged participant, Italian Easter feasting is an Event.  It is not an afternoon lunch, it is a long weekend of  Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday feasts, and  last, but in no way least,  Pasquetta, Little Easter...

Eating Roman

Eating Roman March 29, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Guest Writer Elizabeth Minchilli, tour de force behind one of Rome’s latest food apps, answers the question “What to eat in Rome?” I get emails and calls all the time, with the same question: Where should I eat in Rome? Since I’ve been reporting on this topic for most of my life...

Food, Glorious Food: Rome Appsolutely, Part II

Food, Glorious Food: Rome Appsolutely, Part II March 21, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Rome is in revolution.  Over the past year, Rome-based food bloggers have multiplied and restaurants have opened, renovated and rebranded.  It would be hard to keep up if it weren’t for the bloggers who are fervently writing the finer details of every kind of Roman eatery- from chic to street. ...

You be illy

You be illy February 23, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Coffee culture never rocked my world, not even when I lived in Los Angeles and stood behind a coordinated and cute Britney Spears while ordering matching soy chai lattes at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Beverly Hills-  long before her  shaved head and Starbucks decline.   I just didn’t get...

A Day of La Dolce Vita

A Day of La Dolce Vita February 18, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This week’s guest writer Gillian McGuire, the source behind Gillian’s Lists, upbeat and informative lists of things to do in cosmopolitans around the world from her experience as ex-pat, traveler and writer, with more than 20 years living full-time in west and southern Africa and Italy. ...

Rome’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants For Valentine’s Day

Rome’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants For Valentine’s Day February 4, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s no secret that Rome is the city of love, whether falling in love for the first time, rekindling an old flame or simply falling for the city itself. The Eternal City’s secret name is Amor (latin for love, Roma spelled backwards) for good reason- the city (and its residents) has been...