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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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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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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Beviamoci Sud: Celebrating the Great Reds of Southern Italy in Rome

Brought to the capital by the agency of Riserva Grande with the collaboration of Luciano Pignataro and Percorsi di Vino, Beviamoci Sud, the first Festival of the Great Reds of Southern Italy came to life in the halls of Radisson Blu Hotel in Rome last on the first two days of February 2020. Wine producers…

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