Gina Restaurant: Gourmet Comfort Food a Step Away from Piazza di Spagna

Gina, stylishly spelled with light bulbs in a wide window generates a chic facade. The contemporary all-white minimalist look with splashes of black and gray accents give the 40-seat restaurant a modish nod to its diners. Played up with cushions and wood give the tone of a relaxed atmosphere. Fifteen years after its inauguration, Gina went through a redefinition of its concept. The refined restyling … Continue reading Gina Restaurant: Gourmet Comfort Food a Step Away from Piazza di Spagna

Ristorante Friccico: A Little Haven of Oak-Fired Grill and Game Meat in Rome

If the food is already inviting, the dining room of Ristorante Friccico ties the whole package with a big red bow. Dressed like a Parisian bistrot, the casual dining at Friccico cozies up with the warmth of the oak-fired grill manned by Chef Simone La Rocca in the kitchen and the radiant service of Serena Moretti in the dining room. Partners both in life and … Continue reading Ristorante Friccico: A Little Haven of Oak-Fired Grill and Game Meat in Rome

Enoteca Quartino: Where Great Wine Labels Meet A Gastronomic Kitchen

Dedication to the great Italian and French wine labels with a modern gastronomic kitchen is the idea of Enoteca Quartino. Marco and Giacomo Wu, two brothers who were born and raised in Rome learned the ins and outs of their parents’ business of wine export to China and wholesale distribution of products for Chinese restaurants in Italy. Business minded themselves, they decided to conquer their … Continue reading Enoteca Quartino: Where Great Wine Labels Meet A Gastronomic Kitchen

Alessandro Pietropaoli Vitalizes the Gourmet Kitchen of Campocori Restaurant at Hotel Chapter Rome

A luxury hotel in the capital that resonates a cosmopolitan attitude, the two-year old Hotel Chapter of Marco Cilia located in the heart of Rome’s Ghetto, takes another step by opening its newest project – the opening of its restaurant, Campocori. The setting of Campocori reflects the comprehensive aspect of the hotel, highly artistic with an international inclination designed by South African designer Tristan Du … Continue reading Alessandro Pietropaoli Vitalizes the Gourmet Kitchen of Campocori Restaurant at Hotel Chapter Rome

Don Pasquale Restaurant of Hotel Maalot in Rome: The 19th-Century Residence of Opera Composer Donizetti

Once the home of Gaetano Donizetti between 1828 to 1837, this place had an enchanting melodious air pervading the walls coming from the mind of one of the most significant Italian opera composers of all-time. Out of all his 75 operatic works, one of his most famous masterpieces is the opera buffa Don Pasquale which has been regarded as the highest point of the opera … Continue reading Don Pasquale Restaurant of Hotel Maalot in Rome: The 19th-Century Residence of Opera Composer Donizetti

Velt: The Roman Chocolate Dream World of Livia Tommasino

Where there’s chocolate, there’s happiness. This proves true at the artisan chocolate shop that recently opened last December in Rome. Velt is located in the Marconi district of the capital and behind this is an all-female structure owned by the twenty-two year old maître chocolatier Livia Tommasino. With her life entirely focused on chocolate-making, Livia has programmed her studies towards her dream of becoming a … Continue reading Velt: The Roman Chocolate Dream World of Livia Tommasino

Mignon alle Mura: A New Food Space In Front of the Servian Wall at Roma Termini Railway Station

While waiting for your train and having a bite with one of the world’s most ancient walls as your view, is an unparalleled experience. There’s nothing like it. The newly-opened Mignon alle Mura, designed by the AMW Architetti Associati Studio, actually has aimed to enhance the Servian Wall, one of the most precious archaeological ruins in Rome that makes Termini a unique railway station in … Continue reading Mignon alle Mura: A New Food Space In Front of the Servian Wall at Roma Termini Railway Station

Casadora: Fresh Artisan Pasta with Gourmet Kitchen in Rome

Born from the motivation of a group of friends,“Our project stems from the desire to modernize the idea of ​​the classic pasta factory, starting from the fundamental importance of tradition to bring our knowledge of the world of catering, to create a place where you can buy and enjoy excellent fresh pasta,” declares Valerio Spadaro Guerra, one of the partners of Casadora who has been … Continue reading Casadora: Fresh Artisan Pasta with Gourmet Kitchen in Rome

Junsei Sushi Restaurant Opens its 4th Branch in Rome at the Flaminio District

Junsei Sushi Restaurant has opened its 4th branch in Rome at the Flaminio district in Viale del Vignola, 9. Halfway between Piazzale Ponte Milvio and Piazza del Popolo, with a proximity to Auditorium Parco della Musica, MAXXI National Museum and the Teatro Olimpico, the restaurant aims to be a referral point in the neighborhood for both residents and visitors for a dependable choice of Japanese … Continue reading Junsei Sushi Restaurant Opens its 4th Branch in Rome at the Flaminio District

Terre di Leone of Valpolicella: Imprinting an Identity of Excellence in Their Wines

Love for the territory of Marano and passion for winemaking of Chiara Turati and Federico Pellizzari that generated Terre di Leone in the 1990s. Federico is originally from Marano who is deeply rooted to the territory since birth, while Chiara, who arrived in Valpolicella at a later time, fell in love with the hills of Valpolicella. Being fascinated by the tales about Leone, Federico’s grandfather, … Continue reading Terre di Leone of Valpolicella: Imprinting an Identity of Excellence in Their Wines

Bottega Tredici: Behind its Success is the Great Passion of Three Friends for Good Food

Roberto Bonifazi, Francesco Brandini and Daniele Gizzi are three friends who decided to give new life to a historical restaurant at the center of Rome in the ancient Roman ghetto. Because of their common passion for good food, these young men have embarked on a challenging undertaking by opening the worn-out wooden door of the old space at Via dei Falegnami, 14 which used to … Continue reading Bottega Tredici: Behind its Success is the Great Passion of Three Friends for Good Food

Periferia Iodata: An Association of Chefs of Fiumicino Focalizing on the Excellence of the Territory

Fiumicino is a fishing town along the Tyrrhenian Coast 30 kilometers towards west from Rome. Perhaps it is best identified with the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport of Rome. It’s the main airway hub of Italy so it gets a large movement of travelers who enter and leave the country. But it is also known among Romans as a destination fishing town on sunny weekends … Continue reading Periferia Iodata: An Association of Chefs of Fiumicino Focalizing on the Excellence of the Territory

Savoring the Imprints of Great American Food at That’s Amore Barbecue in Rome

That’s Amore Barbecue doubles its presence in Rome after the success of its first restaurant in Talenti that was just opened in 2020. The new restaurant, located in Boccea at via Soriso, 13, is dressed in American diner style with a Harley Davidson motorcycle on display to boot. The American imprint of wood, bricks and iron is perceived as soon as you enter the 300-square … Continue reading Savoring the Imprints of Great American Food at That’s Amore Barbecue in Rome

Velo Pasticceria: The Haute Patisserie of The First Dolce Hotel in Rome

If you have a sweet tooth and living in Rome, then you will be glad to know that there is a new place in town where you can enjoy haute patisserie. Velo Pasticceria is located on the second floor of the 19th-century building of The First Dolce, a luxury boutique hotel by The Pavillions Hotels & Resorts located along Via del Corso, one of the … Continue reading Velo Pasticceria: The Haute Patisserie of The First Dolce Hotel in Rome

Kubla Khan Cocktail Bar: Fusion Cuisine and Mixology in Rome

Speaking about an exotic imagery of mysterious faraway places, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poetic fragment Kubla Khan represents Xanadu, the summer capital of the Yuan dynasty founded by Mongol Emperor Kublai Khan. In his fantasy world, there is a pleasure dome where Alph the sacred river runs, caverns, ancient forests, walls, towers, luxurious vegetation, sunless sea and mighty fountains are broached. There are four friends who … Continue reading Kubla Khan Cocktail Bar: Fusion Cuisine and Mixology in Rome