the paper table cloth guide to dining in Rome

A writer I do not know personally, but whose writing I very much like for its directness, recently wrote of a Roman trattoria; why can’t we have more of this unpretentious shit in Sydney?  She hit the nail on the proverbial head because Roman food is, on the whole, very simple, and the environment in which it is served very basic, and I love it that … Continue reading the paper table cloth guide to dining in Rome

Rome picks

Ecco my list of Rome picks.  It is not exhaustive, nor is it complete or fail safe.  Being the tourist mecca that it is, Rome is not without it’s gastronomic pitfalls.  Roman food is essentially very uncomplicated; most dishes rely on two or three ingredients, and everything is carried by the essential seasonal produce.  Very Roman: Carciofi (artichokes – winter, spring), Fave (broad beans – spring), Puntarelle … Continue reading Rome picks