Rome for Foodies – We’ve got you covered

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With the rise of the food network and culinary blogs, the term “foodie” has quickly become a part of our daily vocabulary, sprinkled through our conversations like a fine Parmigiano. But what exactly is a foodie? Is it a noun or an adjective, a positive quality or a stab at those considered pompous or snobby? Do you need to know when truffle season is, or the proper temperature to a store a Riesling in order to be deemed a true foodie? Does being a foodie refer to the way you eat, cook, or shop or all of the above? While the term itself is a bit ambiguous, one thing is for sure: Rome is a haven for food-lovers. Though it isn’t difficult to find a hearty, traditional Roman trattoria, it’s always a bit more challenging to come across the truly unique or surprising eateries on your own, smaller, more specialized businesses that aren’t commonly written up in guide books. Below is a list of some of my favorite “foodie” spots in Rome, spanning from the savory to the sweet and whatever lies in between, some suggestions from a writer who considers herself a cheese addict, pasta snob, and talks about Keep reading this post...

Signor Roberto of Antica Caciara

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This fall Roberto Polica will celebrate fifty years of working in his shop Antica Caciara in Trastevere. Fifty years is quite a long time to work in one place by any standard, old or modern. From behind his counter he’s watched his customers grow up, and they have watched him. Roberto’s customers are his lifetime Keep reading this post...

Win a Trip to Rome this Winter!

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We are thrilled to partner with Linda and Steve at Rome’s premier eco-hostel, The Beehive for their “Why should you be living La Dolce Vita” winter photo competition. Just by submitting a creative pic, you could be in the running to win: 5 nights accommodation for 2 in Rome at The Beehive Hotel A double Keep reading this post...

Announcing Our Cooking School in Tuscany

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Come cook and eat with us in Tuscany! Because we combined a perfect location, skilled chef and day trips to meet the locals, Eating Italy‘s very own weekend-long cooking school is an experience you just can’t miss. In our new Tuscan Cooking School, we’ll take you to the rolling, green heart of Tuscany to teach you Keep reading this post...