Headed south and leaving city bedlam behind, we embark on yet another suburb exploration, in search of lesser known, authentic dining destinations. Here are our favorite eateries in Ostiense, Garbatella and Portuense – three very interesting working class districts of ...Leggi altro
Suburbs are considered reservoirs of conformity, but not in Rome. Peripheral, working class and trendsetting, the outlying eastern districts of Centocelle, Quadraro and Torpignattara are setting some of the highest dining standards in town.
Italians summers can last as long as mid-October, and sometimes even beyond that. Despite this climate extension, Italians are slowly getting ready to bid summer goodbye. This comes with back-to-school anxiety and office blues. The best way to fight this? ...Leggi altro
As summer heat rises Italians rapidly pack up and get out of dodge. Days at the beach are intermingled with scoffing sometimes indecent amounts of food in habitual seaside lidos, rocky marine cliffs and beach resort towns.
What does Rome have to offer in terms of museum restaurants? Here is our list of 7 addresses for a tasty break from the Eternal City's beauty overload.
Eating is a cultural expression. La buona tavola–the good table–is not just a euphemism for fine dining, it is the reflection of Italy’s convivial character. Here are some of the habits, customs and inclinations of how we Italians behave at ...Leggi altro
Italians are – for the most part – superstitious. We grow up with unspoken regulations to ward off bad luck, and just as casually perform rituals to draw in good fortune. These “habits” are very hard to lose, despite rationality ...Leggi altro
Without ever losing momentum, pizza is still enjoying its original enthusiastic success. Delicious and democratic, pizza has carved its own space along-side haute cuisine, with Campania and Naples – the region’s capital – holding the gold.