Rome Then & Now: Cafes

Rome's Ponte Milvio district is home to some of the best food, coffee, and wine in town.

When you think of Italy, we bet you think of pizza, pasta and coffee. But let’s focus on the third thing for now. There’s a good reason why Italy is synonymous with charming sidewalk cafes and flavorful coffee—in fact, it would practically be a sin to come here and not indulge in an espresso, cappuccino […]

Behind the Bite: Pizza alla Romana

One of the most delicious forms of pizza alla romana is served up by the slice, making it easy to eat on the go.

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series: deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. Pizza is the most iconic of Italian foods and one of the few Italian words to have penetrated into almost every language worldwide. It’s also one of the few Italian foods that comes close […]

Behind the Bite: Artichokes in Rome

Artichokes in Rome are a favorite product at the local market.

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series: deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. When it comes to eating artichokes in Italy, all roads, as ever, lead to Rome. Artichokes, carciofi in Italian, are omnipresent in Rome. You see them bundled up in restaurant windows, piled high in […]

What to Drink in Rome & When to Blend in with the Locals

One of our top Rome travel tips: don't miss aperitivo time!

When staying in Rome, it’s important to know your Campari from your Crodino—and that’s where our guide to what to drink in Rome comes in! In Rome, drinks are an important and integral part of our food culture. Just as we don’t have a meal without drinking, we rarely drink without eating. For everything, there […]

10 Pasta Dishes to Eat in Rome Before You Die

Eating like a local goes hand in hand with responsible tourism in Rome.

Pasta is the gorgeous yellow ribbon that binds Italian cuisine together, and no trip to Rome would be complete without it. Every region of Italy has at least one traditional pasta dish to its name. And with a range of more than 300 pasta shapes out there, you could eat a different one every day […]

The Ultimate Guide to Eating Gluten Free in Rome

If you're obsessed with Rome, you know not to add garlic to your amatriciana.

With pizza, pasta and bread around every corner, you might think that eating gluten free in Rome is impossible—but you’d be wrong! Although traditional Italian cuisine is largely wheat-based, there are many naturally gluten-free ways to eat in Italy. For example, secondo dishes (main courses) usually consist of meat or fish cooked simply. But what […]