Italy: Rome restaurant offers takeaway cups of carbonara

Trastevere restaurant offers tubs of takeaway carbonara and amatriciana this summer. Rome's restaurants are busy reinventing themselves this summer while struggling with the constraints of the covid-...

The great carbohydrate debate: Italy vs. U.S.A.

One of the most popular reasons for traveling to Italy is to experience the world-renowned Italian cuisine, including classic pastas and pizzas.  More than 5 million Americans visit Italy every year,...

Rome waves slow farewell to the rosetta

Classic bread roll in continuing decline in Rome. Rome's bakeries are producing fewer and fewer rosette, the rose-shaped hollow white bread roll, which has been in decline over the past few years....

The Jewish artichokes, one of the best known dishes of Roman cuisine.

Delicious visually as it is in taste, it is little wonder as to why carciofi alla giudia is one of the forefront contenders for the best Roman dish. Whilst a lot is known about the best places to ge...

Rome food markets stay open late at night

Rome opens its food markets until late. Rome's food markets are permitted to open until late - in some cases until midnight - under new legislation signed by the city's mayor Virginia Raggi. The o...

What is Burrata

Cheese is an integral part of many Italian diets, and types of cheese consumed vary depending on the region. Probably one of the most enticing is Burrata.  Burrata is a cheese that is native to the r...

Rome: McDonald's loses appeal to open near Baths of Caracalla

Lazio court rejects McDonald's appeal to go ahead with a fast food outlet near Baths of Caracalla in Rome. McDonald's, the American fast-food giant, has lost its appeal against the city of Rome and I...

Rome: Fire at Vivi Bistrot in Villa Pamphilj park

Popular venue in Rome park damaged by blaze during the night. Vivi Bistrot, a popular venue in Rome's Villa Pamphilj park, was damaged by fire in the early hours of 28 May, according to reports in lo...

Gelato boom in Rome after lockdown

Romans consume two million ice creams over first post-lockdown weekend. Rome's artisan gelato shops registered a boom over the first weekend after lockdown as customers flocked to gelaterie across th...

Top 10 most famous pasta dishes

Pasta is one of the most important parts of Italian tradition, and the country is known for several different kinds of pasta dishes. It is served with seafood, meats, vegetables and sauces, and has a...

10 Most Famous Italian Wines

Sometimes, navigating the wide world of Italian wine can be extremely challenging, but here is a little guide to help you out. There is not a single doubt that wine plays an important role in Italian...

Romans celebrate Carbonara Day 2020 at home

Classic Roman dish celebrated online this year due to Coronavirus pandemic.Carbonara, one of the signature dishes of Roman cuisine, will still be celebrated with the annual #CarbonaraDay on Monday 6 A...

Food deliveries in Rome

Rome has become the perfect market for food delivery. Almost everything is available on several food websites or apps, from meal delivery to grocery delivery to beer and wine delivery.  And please re...

Living With Lactose Intolerance in Italy vs. the United States

Having to work around a dietary restriction in a new country can be challenging, yet some Americans have reported that in the case of lactose intolerance, a move to Italy may be the best cure. Accordi...

Italians revolted by Gordon Ramsay's 'nightmare' carbonara

Ramsay's carbonara sparks social media horror in Italy. When British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay posted a picture of the "most amazing carbonara" on his Twitter page, little did he realise the react...

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