A Love Letter to Rome: Its Food & People

This post is part of our Love Letter series: first-person accounts of what we love about Rome. Rome is a city that lives and breathes its food culture. When you visit, you can’t help but fall in love with espresso, handmade pasta, bitter greens… and if you stay long enough, you might even develop a […]

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 […]

6 Tips & Tricks You Need to Beat the Lines in Rome

Part of responsible tourism in Rome is planning your visit to famous monuments during off-peak hours to avoid crowding.

Rome is one of the most-visited cities in the world. 4.2 million people come every year—4 million of them just to the Colosseum! During the summer, the wait to get inside the most popular sites can last hours. Oh, and don’t forget—there’s no shade. But don’t stress. We’ve got this. Follow our advice with these […]

Behind the Bite: Roman Jewish Food

Carciofo alla Giudia is an example of Roman Jewish food that made it mainstream.

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series, deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. After thousands of years of habitation and hardship, one thing is certain: the Jews of Rome have a cuisine unlike any other in the world Rome is home to Europe’s oldest Jewish community. The first Jews […]

Rome Market Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know

One of the top tips in our Rome market guide: don't touch the produce!

Rome’s food markets are more than just a great photo-op. You now can weave yourself into this essential part of daily life with our Rome market survival guide. Supermarkets are easy to find in Rome now, but as recently as 10 years ago that was not the case. People did their shopping at local neighborhood […]

How to Navigate a Wine List in Italy

When navigating an Italian wine list, consider how many people will be drinking. A bottle may end up being the best bargain.

From understanding wine culture in Italy to a little cheat sheet with some of our favorite Italian wineries by region, here’s everything you need to know when faced with a wine list in Italy! We’ve all been there… you go to a restaurant, you’re handed the wine list, and you have absolutely no clue on […]