Francesco Cerrato Opens RICE Sushi & Fish in Fiumicino: From Dream to Reality

What was once a dream has turned into a significant reality for Francesco Cerrato when he opened his sushi bar recently in Fiumicino with the support of his wife, Maria Grazia Macri. His passion for cooking had been evident from the time he was young when he was growing up in Salerno. His culinary formation started at the age of 14 in the hotel and … Continue reading Francesco Cerrato Opens RICE Sushi & Fish in Fiumicino: From Dream to Reality

Santa Lucia Maccarese: Restaurant and Suites in an Intimate Green Oasis at the Doorstep of Rome

Santa Lucia Maccarese is undeniably one of the best destinations for a hidden tranquil paradise at the doorstep of Rome. Perhaps the best way that can perfectly describe it is detach. Santa Lucia was born from the idea of proprietor Raffaello Coletta by conceptualizing a place with an intimate and suspended atmosphere through which you can savor the pleasure of country life and get in … Continue reading Santa Lucia Maccarese: Restaurant and Suites in an Intimate Green Oasis at the Doorstep of Rome

A Delicious Revelation of Rum and Food Pairing by Rinaldi 1957 at Pulejo Restaurant in Rome

Being in Italy, pairing food with drinks is habitually commanded by wines. But surprisingly, it can be quite an interesting adventure to step out of the box especially when we are involving an exquisite liquor like rum. A noteworthy experience was a rum and food tasting dinner hosted by Rinaldi 1957, a historical distributor of liquors, wines and distillates in Italy for more than 60 … Continue reading A Delicious Revelation of Rum and Food Pairing by Rinaldi 1957 at Pulejo Restaurant in Rome

Aventina Gourmet Shop and Restaurant in Rome, A Chef’s Concept From Counter to Plate

Your entry to Aventina’s door greets you with an impressive long glass window display brimming with a myriad of cheeses, cured, fresh and dry-aged meat while the rest of the space has fully-stocked shelves filled with Italian and international gourmet food products and bottles of wine. It’s a gourmet shop that wills you to enjoy browsing and taste. And that’s what Aventina’s tables are for … Continue reading Aventina Gourmet Shop and Restaurant in Rome, A Chef’s Concept From Counter to Plate

Barnaba Wine Bar & Cucina: The New Concept of Approachability in the Kitchen

Barnaba, a popular wine bar has pegged its position among Romans as one of the most preferred wine spots for the past four years. It is located in the Aventino district and just a stone’s throw away from the Pyramid of Cestius. True what we all say, a bottle of good wine is best enjoyed with great food, so Barnaba has renewed its platform by … Continue reading Barnaba Wine Bar & Cucina: The New Concept of Approachability in the Kitchen

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