Luce Experience at the Appian Way of Rome: Garden Cocktails and Grilled Dining Under the Stars

With the current situation that has turned activities upside down in Italy, the general motivation is to move forward, perhaps with a much more innovative approach but more importantly, with a renewed drive amelioration of what has once been to a succeeding greater project. Luce Experience, the new restaurant – pizzeria that opened in the…

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Intimate Dinners at the Private Terraces and Thursday Cocktails at Hotel Vilòn in Rome, Italy

Hotel Vilòn, a luxury five-star hotel in the center of Rome and housed in the annex of the Palazzo Borghese, a historical 16th century palace belonging to the noble Borghese Family of Rome, continues to serve its guests with its characteristic luxury and charm. After its reopening in June after the Covid-19 lockdown in Italy,…

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Straforno in Rome: Focaccia, Pizza and Burgers

Matteo Pavani and his family aimed for a different approach to pizza making when they opened Straforno in November of 2014. The pizzeria is a joint effort of Matteo, his father Alessandro, his uncle Gianluca, the technicians of the dough, and his aunt Laura, dubbed as the queen of the pastries which is strictly homemade.…

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The Court of Palazzo Manfredi in Rome: Zed’s Signature Cocktails With The Colosseum View

One of Rome’s newest and trendiest cocktail bars to head to is The Court, located inside the 5-star luxury boutique hotel Palazzo Manfredi. On May 2020, it reopened to the public adopting complete safety provisions after the lockdown. After almost a year from its opening, the bar has some new proposals to its guests. Flanked…

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A Michelin Starred Dinner at Home with Il Convivio Troiani Delivery in Rome

The pandemic has changed a lot of things including how restaurants work. After the lockdown has eased down, the fundamental directives of distancing, wearing of masks and sanitizing the hands remain. It’s a difficult moment for everyone but when it comes to adapting to the situation and conforming to the rules of the government, some…

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Recommended Takeaways in the Outskirts of Rome: Seafood, Sushi, Pizza, Pastries & Gelato

When the sudden national lockdown was enforced last March in Italy, the restaurants had no choice but to halt business activities and close their doors. Everyone had to adjust to the stringent rules imposed making it imperative for everyone to stay indoors and close doors to the world outside. Food shopping, once pleasurable, became a…

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Eating at a Restaurant Again After 75 Days of Lockdown in Italy: La Scialuppa da Salvatore

After being sheltered inside the four corners of my home with my family for 75 days because of the covid-19 pandemic, it felt very strange to step out on the streets again trying to regain the freedom we once had. In Italy, the phase two regulations of the coronavirus emergency were implemented on the 18th…

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A Cena Con Gli Chef: The First Virtual Gastronomic Evening in Rome With The Chefs

Stefano Marzetti of Ristorante Mirabelle in Hotel Splendide Royal, Giuseppe Di Iorio of Ristorante Aroma in Palazzo Manfredi and Massimo Viglietti of Ristorante Taki – Off, three prestigious and decorated chefs in Rome get together to play protagonists in the first virtual gastronomic evening, A Cena Con Gli Chef (Dinner With The Chefs). In this…

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Il Convivio Troiani Restaurant of Rome, Italy: Eating Well is Eating Healthy

Walking through the doors of Il Convivio Troiani is not just walking through any other fine dining restaurant in Rome. The restaurant, opened in 1990 in a previous location by brothers Angelo, Giuseppe and Massimo, has a 30-year history of dedication and hard work behind its modern and minimalist facade. The Michelin star arrived in…

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Puntarella Rossa Wine Club’s Initiative to Support Wine Bars in Rome, Italy

As the Covid-19 silently destroys everything in its path, the economic situation in Italy is grossly affected as well. While the whole country is in lockdown the past weeks and everyone is confined indoors, bright ideas come about on how to help jump-start the paralyzed remunerative activities when the doors finally open and the businesses…

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Enjoy The Genuine Italian Alfredo Sauce in Your Own Homes

More than a century has passed since Alfredo di Lelio made his famous fettucine dish for the first time for his wife at the restaurant’s present location in Via della Scrofa in Rome. Right after giving birth to their child, Alfredo’s wife felt very weak. Taking her condition to heart, Alfredo prepared a very simple…

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Pio Cesare Winery: Keeping the Family Tradition of Barolo & Barbaresco From 1881

When successful entrepreneur Cesare Pio founded the Pio Cesare Winery in 1881, he had one thing in mind – to produce high quality wines that represent the terroir of the Piedmont region from the hills of Barolo and Barbaresco. Today, in the year 2020, after 139 years, the winery is still in the hands of…

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La Dolce Vita Takes a Modern Restyling at Historical Jackie O’ in Rome, Italy

Rome, in one of its glamorous nocturnal life is amplified by an experience at Jackie O’. It is located at a street perpendicular to Via Veneto, one of the most elegant streets of Rome with bars and restaurants made internationally famous by Federico Fellini’s 1960s classic film La Dolce Vita which celebrated international personalities and…

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Bencò Restaurant: Taking The Culinary Spirit of Calabria to Rome

After their restaurant experience in the southern Italian region Calabria, restaurateurs Arturo Converso and Manuel Bennardo, respectively uncle and nephew, take the flavors of the Italian southern region Calabria to Rome with their exquisite innovative proposals in their newly-opened 35-seat family-run restaurant, Bencò. Bencò is located in the Prati district of Rome, with good proximity…

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Il Marchese in Rome, Italy: Tasting Italian Cuisine Like How It Was Before

Davide Solari and Lorenzo Renzi, school friends from a very young age, conceived the idea of opening Il Marchese in Rome, the city where they grew up in. Il Marchese was inspired by the homonymous movie of Mario Monicelli which stars Alberto Sordi, Il Marchese del Grillo (The Marquis of Grillo). The elegant setting of…

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