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 […]

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 […]

Our Top 7 Tips on How to Eat like a Local in Rome

When ordering coffee in Italian, remember that most locals in Rome don't drink cappuccino past breakfast.

If you’re visiting the Eternal City anytime soon, there’s just one rule of thumb you have to live by: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. And that goes for dining out too! Don’t stick with the normal tourist fare—immerse yourself in all aspects of Rome’s culinary culture instead! From what to order (and […]

The 7 Essential Things to Do in Rome (and 3 NOT to Do!)

Arch of Septimius Severus in Rome

Rome has over 900 hundred churches, fifty monumental fountains, seven famous hills, and countless works of art.  We haven’t even gotten to all the different kinds of pasta and wine and pizza and gelato to try yet. There is a famous saying about Rome that goes Rome, one lifetime is not enough (Roma, non basta […]

Our Favorite Rome Restaurants by Neighborhood: Monti

If you're looking for the best restaurants in Monti, Rome, stop for a moment and admire the scenery. This neighborhood is gorgeous!

Monti is Rome’s first neighborhood and you will find it right next to the Colosseum. Technically it stretches from the Quirinale to the Cealian hills, but when people talk about Monti they usually mean the part in-between via Nazionale and via Cavour. It was a swampy slum filled with bordellos and taverns called the Suburra […]