Guide to Buying Wine in Rome: Where to Shop & Sip

Doing a tasting before buying wine in Rome isn't required, but it sure is fun!

Italian grocery stores have a decent selection of wines. But to dive into the real world of vino, get yourself to the famous enotecas—a mix between wine stores and bars where Italian and international wines are the protagonists.  It’s not just about wine here. At an enoteca, you’ll be able to sit down, enjoy a […]

Behind the Bite: Prosecco

What is Prosecco? It's an affordable, delicious sparkling wine that gives better-known Champagne a run for its money.

Prosciutto. Parmigiano. Prosecco. There are certain words that just recall Italy. But when it comes to the last one, the love for it is often coupled with a justified confusion. Say “Prosecco” to someone, and the image that will come to their mind is a chalice of golden, bubbly liquid, sipped on a terrace in […]

5 Authentic Places Where You Can Eat in Rome in August 2019

Da Cesare is one of our favorite picks for where to eat in Rome in August. They serve up some of the best pasta all'amatriciana in town!

Rome changes in August.  The center of the city is still swollen with tourists, eager to get in a trip before summer ends. But step out into the residential neighborhoods and you’ll see scores of empty parking spots and shuttered businesses.  Why?  Because Rome is mercilessly hot and humid in August, and many Romans escape […]