Entries Tagged as 'Rome'

Franciacorta Aperitivo at Vinoroma in Rome

June 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments

I was lucky enough to be in Rome at just the right time. Last weekend, some great friends, Erica and Hande decided to organize a “Franciacorta night” among friends. And some of my favorite Rome expat bloggers were there, too. The locale? vino roma on the lungotevere, along the Tiber river just above the Castel […]

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Maritozzo – Sweet Bread Rolls filled with Whipped Cream

March 1st, 2011 · 15 Comments

I have a big sweet tooth but I don’t really care for most pastries found in a pastry shop. I shy away from Danish pastries, cream puffs, and pies, too. I pasticcini (little pastries or petit four) Italian pastry shops are famous for, and are present at almost every birthday, office party or other event […]

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Pizza Bianca at Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome, Italy

November 19th, 2009 · 19 Comments

Recently I talked about the excellent pizza napoletana in Naples, and I mentioned one of my loves, pizza bianca. Note the spelling: pizza biancA, not pizza bianco as I’ve seen others write. The literal translation of pizza bianca is “white pizza” but you might see the term “Pizza Bianca” or “Pizze bianche” on a typical […]

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Rome from the Back of a Vintage Vespa Scooter

April 22nd, 2009 · 17 Comments

When I lived in Rome, I spent a lot of time on the back of a motorino, scooter. Mainly because I didn’t have a car, most people I knew didn’t have one, either, and those that had a form of transportation had a motorino. The lucky ones had a Vespa. So if you were getting […]

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Visit Trastevere, Rome in Early Morning

March 24th, 2009 · 28 Comments

Friday and Saturday nights in Roman neighborhood Trastevere are extremely busy. So much so that when I actually lived there I rarely was able to sleep in the summer/fall months. Groups stay in Trastevere drinking and carousing until early hours below the windows of people who actually live there. For this reason, it was always […]

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