Chef Fabio Pecelli Leads Oliva Ristorante of Rome’s First Musica Boutique Hotel

After The First Arte and The First Dolce, The Pavillions Hotels and Resorts group opens its third 5-star boutique hotel in Rome. The newly-opened First Musica is another beautiful addition to the group’s hospitality luxury situated at Lungotevere dei Mellini where the steeples and domes of the capital blend with the view of the Tiber River. The position gives you enough distance from the busy … Continue reading Chef Fabio Pecelli Leads Oliva Ristorante of Rome’s First Musica Boutique Hotel

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

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

Tenuta di Fiorano: The Story of a Prince Who Fell in Love with Winemaking in Rome

The story of Tenuta di Fiorano evolves around a prince who fell in love with something quite unexpected: winemaking. It all starts in 1946 with Prince Alberico Boncompagni Ludovisi, who comes from one of Itay’s oldest noble families with a line of eighteen noble titles when he took over his family’s 200-hectare land outside Rome. The second among the eight children of Prince Francesco Boncompagni … Continue reading Tenuta di Fiorano: The Story of a Prince Who Fell in Love with Winemaking in Rome

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

Bottega Tredici: Behind its Success is the Great Passion of Three Friends for Good Food

Roberto Bonifazi, Francesco Brandini and Daniele Gizzi are three friends who decided to give new life to a historical restaurant at the center of Rome in the ancient Roman ghetto. Because of their common passion for good food, these young men have embarked on a challenging undertaking by opening the worn-out wooden door of the old space at Via dei Falegnami, 14 which used to … Continue reading Bottega Tredici: Behind its Success is the Great Passion of Three Friends for Good Food

Savoring the Imprints of Great American Food at That’s Amore Barbecue in Rome

That’s Amore Barbecue doubles its presence in Rome after the success of its first restaurant in Talenti that was just opened in 2020. The new restaurant, located in Boccea at via Soriso, 13, is dressed in American diner style with a Harley Davidson motorcycle on display to boot. The American imprint of wood, bricks and iron is perceived as soon as you enter the 300-square … Continue reading Savoring the Imprints of Great American Food at That’s Amore Barbecue in Rome

Velo Pasticceria: The Haute Patisserie of The First Dolce Hotel in Rome

If you have a sweet tooth and living in Rome, then you will be glad to know that there is a new place in town where you can enjoy haute patisserie. Velo Pasticceria is located on the second floor of the 19th-century building of The First Dolce, a luxury boutique hotel by The Pavillions Hotels & Resorts located along Via del Corso, one of the … Continue reading Velo Pasticceria: The Haute Patisserie of The First Dolce Hotel in Rome

Domus Artium: Prestigious Dinners at Italian Castles with Renowned Musicians and Chefs

In one of the most beautiful 15th-century Renaissance castles in Europe, Domus Artium debuted its first event. The concept is to host a series of prestigious cultural events focused on classical music performed by internationally-acclaimed soloists, transpiring in historical patrician homes belonging to noble families in Rome and its surroundings with the participation of excellent chefs and winemakers. The first appointment was on the 16th … Continue reading Domus Artium: Prestigious Dinners at Italian Castles with Renowned Musicians and Chefs

Kubla Khan Cocktail Bar: Fusion Cuisine and Mixology in Rome

Speaking about an exotic imagery of mysterious faraway places, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poetic fragment Kubla Khan represents Xanadu, the summer capital of the Yuan dynasty founded by Mongol Emperor Kublai Khan. In his fantasy world, there is a pleasure dome where Alph the sacred river runs, caverns, ancient forests, walls, towers, luxurious vegetation, sunless sea and mighty fountains are broached. There are four friends who … Continue reading Kubla Khan Cocktail Bar: Fusion Cuisine and Mixology in Rome

Luce Cocktail Bar & Restaurant Illuminates The Roman Appian Way With a New Chef

After last year’s summer debut, Luce Experience returns to illuminate the Archeological Park of Appia Antica with its flamboyant outdoor space. The cocktail bar is placed at the corner of the sprawling garden highlighted with large round juta carpets, teal throw pillows, low tables and wrought iron garden sets. Flanked on the other part of the garden is the restaurant – pizzeria where white wooden … Continue reading Luce Cocktail Bar & Restaurant Illuminates The Roman Appian Way With a New Chef

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