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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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BucaVino in Rome: Inspiration From Nonna’s Old Recipes

Behind BucaVino Restaurant are two siblings, Andrea and Francesca Romana Palmieri. They are the engines of the restaurant who keep the place running smoothly with an equal division of territories, Andrea, the chef, in the kitchen while Francesca, the sommelier, stays in the dining area. Prior to the opening of the restaurant in 2007 both…

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Rude Centocelle in Rome: Taking The Extra Mile For Exquisite Fusion Food

Created as a street bar in Rome from the idea of business partners Marco Zampilli and Cristian Ricci two years ago, Rude Centocelle has trodden to a path where food and drinks take the spotlight. With the arrival of Chef Filippo Benedetti in the kitchen of Rude in the middle of 2020, the food menu…

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Mario Farulla Takes Over Hotel Chapter’s Lobby Bar in Rome

A small luxury hotel with a flamboyant attitude. Bodacious decor and contemporary street art inside an austere 19th-century building in central Rome. That’s the Hotel Chapter Roma of Marco Cilia. Opened in 2019, it continues to swagger with its upbeat personality by adding a bigger surprise to its team: Mario Farulla, a highly experienced bartender…

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Alambicco: Rhumerie and Cuisine in the Coppedè Quarter of Rome

Alambicco is the newest rhumerie or rum bar that was opened by Federica Delle Vedove with the collaboration and expertise of Marco Scarfò in the suggestive quarter of Coppedè in Rome. It is a project aimed at highlighting the great rum labels with the combination of versatile cuisine. “We wanted to create a welcoming place…

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Keeping the Family’s Roman Tradition in the Kitchen of La Terrazza Ciampini in Rome

Marco Ciampini, owner and Executive Chef of La Terrazza Ciampini makes sure that nothing is overlooked at his restaurant starting from the from the sourcing of the ingredients to the final touch in the kitchen before they are served to their clients. The kitchen specializes in traditional Italian cuisine with a touch of revisitation but…

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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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