The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Rome: ten addresses you should know about, including bistros, patisseries and fast food

The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Rome. The capital city that’s famous for it’s lamb and amatriciana is actually one of Europe’s most vegetarian and vegan-friendly cities, according to Corriere della Sera. Through from breakfast to dinner time and from bistros to restaurants, the choice for veggies and vegans is getting even wider. You can enjoy delicious dishes that don’t …

Avocado Bar Rome, the first Italian eatery serving the exotic fruit in smoothies and as burgers

Avocado bar Rome, the new restaurant in Monti, serving avocado on toast, as burgers, and in smoothies and milkshakes, salads and tacos. Head there for tasty sweet and savoury dishes. In the wake of the worldwide trend, the first Italian eatery to be totally dedicated to the avocado will open in Monti, the heart of Rome. The aptly named Avocado Bar, devised by a group of young chefs, …

The coolest restaurants in Rome: the addresses you should know about, from Madre’s garden to Zuma’s terrace to the Asian Art at Le Asiatique

The coolest restaurants in Rome. Invigorated by the arrival of spring, we are now getting out of the house on the hunt for good food, wine and – of course – trendy restaurants that juggle both gourmet food and delicious wine; from ceviche at Madre to sushi on the terrace at Zuma, read on for the ten coolest restaurants in Rome. …

The best jazz clubs in Rome: seven spots for music lovers

The best Jazz Clubs in Rome. What makes a jazz club truly authentic? Many would say it’s the music. But it’s not just that. It’s the atmosphere that makes each club unique – the shabby sofas, worn wooden tables, the mirrors on the wall and dim lighting. The patrons of the New York jazz scene know it well, having visited …

Pizza e Tata in Rome, one of the best Neapolitan pizzerias in Tuscolana (with supplì by Dandini)

Pizza e Tata Rome, a Neapolitan pizzeria in Tuscolana. Neapolitan pizza, Umbrian style and Roman supplì: Pizza e Tata has recently opened in Rome’s Tuscolana district. The new pizzeria is endorsed by Spirito Divino, the multi-award winning pizzeria in Montefalco, Umbria. Unusually for a Neapolitan pizzeria, Pizza e Tata also has a Roman touch thanks to chef Arcangelo Dandini, who offers fried treats …

Breakfast with a view in Rome: five breath-taking bars and cafes, from Colbert’s at Villa Medici to Caffè Ciampini

Breakfast with a view in Rome. While we may know Rome’s beautiful views very well, we never tire of them. So why not indulge in breakfast en plein air on the terraces and in the gardens of Rome’s bars and cafes? Of course, as always with beauty there’s a price to pay, so be prepared to pay through the nose …

Easter 2017 in Rome: the best restaurants for lunch and brunch this weekend

Easter 2017 in Rome. Where will you be? At the seaside, on a countryside retreat or staying in the city? If you are staying in Rome, willingly or unwillingly, for the Easter holidays, you certainly shouldn’t resign yourself to eating in. You’ve come to the right place to read a guide on where to eat out on Easter Sunday and …

Brunch in Rome at the weekend: the best restaurants and cafes

Brunch in Rome at the weekend: the best restaurants and cafes. In Rome too, weekend brunch has become a popular pastime. From traditional English breakfast to Italian-style Sunday lunch, there are many restaurants and bistros serving brunch from morning until late afternoon. Here we have chosen our favourite, making sure to include restaurants that range in price and cuisine, and …

The best carbonara in Rome: from Pipero’s to Roscioli’s, and from Marzapane’s to Eggs’

The best carbonara in Rome. While we all want to know which restaurant serves Rome’s best carbonara, we mustn’t forget that it’s a nerve-racking and challenging task. And it’s certainly not made any easier by the fact that Romans consider carbonara the queen of all pastas. But someone will have to do the dirty work, and taste each and every …

Romeo and Giulietta Rome: Bowerman’s new restaurant, pizzeria and ice cream parlour in Testaccio

Romeo and Giulietta by Cristina Bowerman, in Rome, Testaccio. Tel. 0632110120. In Piazza dell’Emporio you’ll find many things; a restaurant and a bakery, an ice-cream parlour and a deli, a Neapolitan and Roman pizzeria. Located in an enormous converted showroom that can seat well over a hundred, is this creative culinary space at the bottom of the Aventine Hill in Testaccio, Rome. After …

Eggs Rome: breakfast and carbonara at Trastevere’s new bistrot

Eggs Rome, Trastevere: breakfast and carbonara  Tel: 065817363. We’ll let you in on a little secret, it’s us (Puntarella Rossa) behind Rome’s new restaurant that’s totally dedicated to… Eggs. Out of what was once Pianostrada, in vicolo del Cedro 26, comes the product of a pairing between artisan tiramisù bottega Zum and Puntarella Rossa. Eggs will be our base: a central spot …

Where to eat near Piazza Navona in Rome: the best restaurants at the Pantheon

Where to eat near Piazza Navona in Rome and at the Pantheon. While Rome’s historic center is glorious (we’re looking at you, Colosseum) we sadly can’t say the same of its most of its eateries. After all, postcard-worthy sights attract tourists, which in turn reap lackluster restaurants that have no qualms about serving you a microwaved carbonara. But if you know …

New restaurant openings in Rome february 2017: sixteen places from Materia to Ugo, Altrove to Rosemary

New restaurant openings in Rome february 2017:  there is a great deal of variety among the new restaurant openings this season, from large established names to intimate new locales. Collegio, the new enoteca of Piazza Capranica signed by the Santarelli family (we’ve written about it here), should be open by the end of the month, rumors say the 27th of …

Where to eat in Prati, Rome: the best restaurants and bars

Where to eat in Prati Rome. Bordering the north area of the Vatican, Prati is a calm and sophisticated area of Rome with fine eats, good shopping, and organized streets characterized by a daily business bustle. Although it’s a short walk from some of the tourist highlights of the city, the residential nature of this quarter helps Prati maintain its …

Valentine’s Day Rome 2017, Dinners in the Best Restaurants

Valentine’s day Rome 2017. The 14th of February is not just any other day. So, to celebrate properly on Valentine’s Day, don’t miss the occasion to have dinner out with your significant other. Like always, we won’t leave you alone in choosing the best restaurant. Here are the proposals (continuously updated) for Valentine’s Day dinner in Rome 2017. Valentine’s Day …

Best carbonara in Rome, five places

Best carbonara in Rome, five places. Choosing the best plate of carbonara in Rome can be a nerve-racking experience. It’s a taxing yet necessary undertaking. And in a city like Rome where carbonara is king, the task becomes that much harder. It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it, so we’ve sampled a very slender shortlist of just five …

Best supplì in Rome, the top five

Best supplì in Rome. Supplì have long been considered a staple of Roman cuisine. Legend has it that they were invented in the early 19th century, initially served as a poor man’s dish in osterie. Like many other traditional Roman dishes, it was a way to recycle leftovers. In the original recipe chicken offal was used to make a ragu which was …

Best pizza in Rome, five places

Best pizza in Rome, five places. Creativity is what it’s all about. But also highly prized ingredients and skilled hands kneading the dough. From your simple Margherita to more original and gourmet offerings, making pizza is an art (it’s no wonder growing numbers of chefs are queuing up to learn the tricks of the trade). Here are five spots in …

Craft beer in Rome, the seven best pubs and bars

Pubs and bars for craft beer in Rome, the seven best. An exceptional selection on tap, focus on quality and good food to boot – here are the seven best pubs in Rome for craft beer, on draught or in bottles from Italian and international breweries. Light, dark or fruity – you name it, there’s more than enough on offer including …

Bars in Rome for a post-match drink

Bars in Rome for a post-match drink Watched the game (bars where you can watch for free) but don’t know where to go next? Whether you want to celebrate a Roma win or take your mind off football with friends (in case of a bad result), Rome has so much to offer. Sample cocktails at Rec 23 in Testaccio or try the wide …