Category Archives: Rome food & restaurants

Piazza Navona

Although I have lived in Rome for nearly two years, I just realized that I’ve never blogged about Piazza Navona. How can that be? I walk through Piazza Navona several times a week (sometimes several times a day), and it’s … Continue reading

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The Best Gelato in Rome

I know, I know. I’ve made this claim before. For more than a year I’ve raved about Bar Latteria, which is just behind the Trilussa Fountain in Trastevere. It’s now number 2. And before that I raved about Fassi, which … Continue reading

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Ristorante Monserrato: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone

Ah, Joni Mitchell—how right you are. We arrived in Rome in August 2011, and ate one of our first meals in a tiny restaurant just two blocks away: Ristorante Monserrato. With 20 or so tables on a cramped, traffic-filled, not … Continue reading

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99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall (and 35 or so on Tap)

Sometimes I long for a good burger and a beer. Last Thursday I walked home through the Ghetto after taking photos of the Quattro Fontane (see my previous post). I wanted lunch, but I couldn’t decide where to stop. Suddenly, I wanted a … Continue reading

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Halloween Treats for the Cookie Monster

I haven’t blogged for nearly three weeks, and I have lots of things to share with you, but a miracle happened yesterday that stopped me in dead my tracks! After my Italian class, I was window-shopping in the pouring rain … Continue reading

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Fall Feasts from Campo dei Fiori

Doesn’t fall have the best produce? Apples, pumpkins, mushrooms fresh from the forest (at least for the next couple of weeks), artichokes, truffles, puntarelle, chestnuts, a million kinds of lettuce and cabbage, cauliflower—YUM! And we’re trying it all! Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Fall Nights in Rome

The sun will set in Rome tonight at 6:44. I leave my Italian class each day at 6 p.m., and last week I was thinking that it would soon be dark at 6 and wondering how I would like walking … Continue reading

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