Doozo Art, Books & Sushi: Center for Japanese Cuisine and Culture in Rome

When in the midst of a bustling city lined with buildings, finding a serene garden courtyard bordered by ancient Roman walls is gratifying. Doozo Art, Books and Sushi has pinned the ideal spot in Rome where Japanese culture and cuisine can be valued at a most fitting environment. It is a spacious oasis of relaxation where the indoor dining rooms are sprawled upon entry which … Continue reading Doozo Art, Books & Sushi: Center for Japanese Cuisine and Culture in Rome

Roma 4 Roma: An Initiative Uniting Rome’s Bartenders at The Court in Rome

It’s a very challenging moment for cocktail bars to stay afloat in this pandemic period alright. For a sector that exclusively starts to open their doors in the evening and closes them in the wee hours of the morning, the Covid-19 regulations in Italy completely clash with how they function. But resilience is the key word for the bartenders. There’s an energy that keeps them … Continue reading Roma 4 Roma: An Initiative Uniting Rome’s Bartenders at The Court in Rome

Rhinoceros Entr’acte: The Rooftop Restaurant of Palazzo Rhinoceros of Alda Fendi Esperimenti in Rome

Inspired by the atmosphere of Out of Africa, a novel written by Karen Blixen, Rhinoceros Entr’acte is the restaurant of the six-storey Palazzo Rhinoceros of the Alda Fendi Esperimenti Foundation. The historical building sitting next to the only surviving 4th century quadrifrons triumphal arch in Rome, the Arch of Janus, was redesigned inside by award-winning French architect Jean Nouvel. Palazzo Rhinoceros stands on the philosophy … Continue reading Rhinoceros Entr’acte: The Rooftop Restaurant of Palazzo Rhinoceros of Alda Fendi Esperimenti in Rome

An Italian Culinary Journey That Highlights Piedmont at Ditirambo Restaurant in Rome

Signifying a poem in praise of wine and love in Italian literature, Ditirambo, as the name means, is a restaurant that attributes its kitchen to the love of Italian food and wine. Born in 1996 from the value of good eating and drinking, partners Beatrice Gazzelloni, Edoardo “Dado” Micozzi, who had had experience at Roman wine bar Enoteca Cavour 313, and Luca Tenderini, Ditirambo is … Continue reading An Italian Culinary Journey That Highlights Piedmont at Ditirambo Restaurant in Rome

The Meat Market Doubles in Rome: The Second Restaurant Opens in Piazza Bologna

More knives are sharpened, roaring fires are lighted up in more grills, tables are set up and cutlery is polished. Having experienced success in the Testaccio district of Rome, The Meat Market owners Anita Nuzzi and Vito Fiusco decided to expand and open a new branch across the city in the Nomentano district. Considered as a destination for all carnivores in Rome, the Meat Market … Continue reading The Meat Market Doubles in Rome: The Second Restaurant Opens in Piazza Bologna

A Touch of New Nordic Cuisine at Carter Oblio Restaurant in Rome

An opening of a restaurant in the midst of the pandemic when the food sector is in a cumbersome period takes a robustness in conviction. Chef Ciro Alberto Cucciniello had a lot of keenness in taking out his idea of contemporary cooking. With the support of life partner Joana Razmyte who directs the dining room, and business partner Dea Cucciniello, the completed project opened its … Continue reading A Touch of New Nordic Cuisine at Carter Oblio Restaurant in Rome

Slow Food Roman Cuisine at Hosteria Grappolo d’Oro in Rome

Hosteria Grappolo d’Oro, a restaurant located in Piazza della Cancelleria and just a few meters from Campo de’Fiori and Piazza Navona, is dedicated to traditional Roman dishes. Having a very central position in the touristic route, Grappolo d’Oro defies the stereotype image of a tourist trap an assuring principle of utilizing excellent quality with the reputable production of the Lazio region. The cuisine at the … Continue reading Slow Food Roman Cuisine at Hosteria Grappolo d’Oro in Rome

Enoteca Il Piccolo: 40 Years of Wine, Food and Conviviality in Rome

Once upon a time, forty years ago, a small enoteca was born at number 74 Via del Governo Vecchio. Enoteca Il Piccolo became a cradle of conviviality at the Parione, the historical sixth district of Rome. The position is perfect for passersby, especially the curious tourists for its proximity to Piazza Navona and Campo de’Fiori. But then before the tourists, there are the Romans who … Continue reading Enoteca Il Piccolo: 40 Years of Wine, Food and Conviviality in Rome

Sintesi Restaurant: It’s Not Just About Porchetta in Ariccia

Its concept of contemporary seafood cuisine is atypical to an area best known for the famous porchetta and a myriad of fraschette (simple and rustic local restaurants) where they are consumed with quantities of the local Castelli Romani wines. With just 30 kilometers of distance from Rome, Ariccia is the destination to head to when the craving for spit-roasted boneless pork dictates someone’s appetite. But … Continue reading Sintesi Restaurant: It’s Not Just About Porchetta in Ariccia

The Grand Brunch Tour of Queen Makeda Grand Pub in Rome

With the post lockdown rules, we continue to adapt to the “new normal”. If cocktails and dinners in restaurants and bars are temporarily ceased, proposals for lunches on weekdays and brunches on weekends have become the strongest features of going out to eat. A big number of restaurants are offering weekend brunches at the capital and one of most interesting places to head to is … Continue reading The Grand Brunch Tour of Queen Makeda Grand Pub in Rome

Three Generations of Italian Tradition at Ristorante Bruno ai Quattro Venti in Rome

Alessandro Rotilio, the third generation of the restaurant Bruno ai Quattro Venti continues what his grandfather and mother believe in serving at their restaurant: genuine cuisine and remaining faithful to tradition without failing to give the quality that Italy is known for. Bruno ai Quattri Venti opened its doors for the first time in 1962 in the Monteverde neighborhood of Rome by Alessandro’s grandfather at … Continue reading Three Generations of Italian Tradition at Ristorante Bruno ai Quattro Venti in Rome

Low Alcohol Good Morning Cocktails at Treefolk’s Public House in Rome

Just two months after its doors opened in a particularly challenging moment, Treefolk’s Public House continues to reveal its layers of surprises. With yet another tough set of DPCM Anti-Covid regulations obligating restaurants and bars to close at 18:00, the people of Treefolk’s came up with quite an inviting proposal. They lowered the alcohol content of their cocktails so that they can be served for … Continue reading Low Alcohol Good Morning Cocktails at Treefolk’s Public House in Rome

Weekend Brunch and All Day Cocktails at The Court of Palazzo Manfredi in Rome

Just a little over a year from its opening, The Court, the exclusive cocktail bar of Palazzo Manfredi of the Manfredi Fine Hotels Collection group continues to lavish its guests with the signature cocktails of internationally-renowned mixologist Matteo Zed accompanied by a selection of dishes by Executive Chef Giuseppe Di Iorio, Sous Chef Fabio Sangiovanni and Pastry Chef Daniele De Santi of Aroma, the hotel’s … Continue reading Weekend Brunch and All Day Cocktails at The Court of Palazzo Manfredi in Rome

Alfredo alla Scrofa in Rome: Tradition and Innovation with Chef Mirko Moglioni

Seasonality, balance and positivity. These are the key ingredients in the menu of Alfredo alla Scrofa according to co-owner Mario Mozzetti, who runs the restaurant made famous by the Fettuccine Alfredo together with Veronica Salvatori. In line with the restaurant’s metamorphosis of physical and philosophical approach to cooking, the restaurant’s new chef, Mirko Moglioni, who joined the team early this year, proposes a totally modernized … Continue reading Alfredo alla Scrofa in Rome: Tradition and Innovation with Chef Mirko Moglioni

Donna E Bistrot in Rome: A Statement of Secrecy and Elegance

A statement of secrecy and elegance. A refined restaurant hidden behind doors, untrodden corridors and shiny marble stairs in the heart of Rome. Donna E addresses dining with an approachable cuisine in an intimate and tranquil environment blending with the luxury of a five-star boutique art hotel, Elizabeth Unique Hotel. Its location may be at the very heart of the capital’s main hub of activities … Continue reading Donna E Bistrot in Rome: A Statement of Secrecy and Elegance