Category Food & Wine

24 Jul

Rome’s Best Rooftop Bars

Summer nights in Rome are perfect for rooftop bars – the views are, of course, stunning and a lofty location provides a wonderful escape from the chaos of the city below. And, fingers crossed, you’ll even feel a cooling breeze as well.   From romantic hideaways to trendy cocktail spots, we’ve put together a list […]

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22 Jun

Where to Find the Best Gelato in Rome

There seems to be a gelateria on every street corner in Italy but take note, not all gelato is created equal. Avoid shops with mountains of gelato that is piled high and glowing with artificial color. The good stuff follows the flavors and colors of the season and is stored in flat containers or covered […]

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9 Apr

Beyond Espresso: A Coffee Guide To Rome’s Lesser Known Treats

“A non-fat, decaf, iced skinny mocha with caramel drizzle on top” is a sentence that you won’t hear in Rome (though perhaps not for long – in April 2022 Starbucks opened its first outlet in in the greater Rome area). Independent and family-run coffee shops and cafés still reign supreme in the Italian capital with locals […]

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5 Feb

The Best Restaurants Near The Colosseum

TripAdvisor has just named Rome’s Colosseum most popular tourist attraction in the world – and this is the second year in a row the ancient monument has taken the top spot. In 2018, a record 7.6 million visitors (21,000 people a day!), passed under its famous arches. With so many travelers in the neighborhood, there […]

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14 Jan

Where To Find The Best Pizza In Rome

In Rome, pizza comes in many different forms, all of them delicious. We’ve done our research to find the best pizza in Rome, visiting pizzerias near and far, and tasting all the different types of pizza available The thick-crusted Neapolitan pizza is probably a familiar sight to most visitors but local Roman pizza – with a crisp, […]

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20 Nov

Where To Find The Best Brunch In Rome

Traditionally, breakfast in Italy is a decidedly sweet affair that sees treats like eggs and bacon shunned in favor of lighter and quicker options. At home, bread and jam, or milk and cookies, are the usual breakfast, while others opt for a cornetto and cappuccino at the bar. Brunch, meanwhile, is a relative new concept to […]

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10 Oct

A Guide To The Best Wine Bars In Rome

Drinking wine in Italy is practically a birthright – well, they are the world’s largest producer of the stuff – and the capital has many charming enotecas where you can sit and sip. We love these spots in particular for their attentive label selections, knowledgeable staff, and relaxing atmosphere. Raise a glass with us to […]

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23 Sep

Where To Eat In Rome: Trattorias You Can’t Miss

With such a longstanding culinary tradition, Rome is undoubtedly a haven for foodies who flock to the city to sample classic dishes such as cacio e pepe and carbonara. However – like just about anywhere around the world – not every restaurant is created equal, so it pays to do your homework. We’ve put together a […]

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22 Jul

Dining Al Fresco: Where To Eat Outside In Rome

With its quaint piazzas and panoramic rooftop terraces, Rome is a city made for drinking and dining al fresco, soaking in la dolce vita and the city's quintessentially "small town" atmosphere.

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21 Jan

The Best Healthy Restaurants In Rome

There's more to eat in the Eternal City than just pizza and pasta. Here are our favorite spots for a light and healthy meal in Rome.

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