Italian pasta company in hot water over colonial brand

Pasta company apologises and pledges to rename its 'Abyssinian rigatoni.' La Molisana, one of Italy's biggest pasta producers, has found itself trending on Twitter today for appearing to celebrate It...

Domino's Pizza launches in Rome

American chain seeks a slice of Rome's pizza market. Domino's Pizza, the American multinational pizza chain, has launched in Rome as part of an expansion plan in the north and centre of Italy. Its...

Novello wine close to extinction in the Castelli region

Once popular Novello holiday wine close to extinction in the Castelli region of Italy: restaurants no longer ask for it. The fashion for the Novello wines, which traditionally opened the winter sal...

Rome has two of the 100 Best Bars in the World

Four Italian bars make the top 100 world list: two in Rome, two in Milan. Finally some good news for a sector left reeling by the covid-19 crisis. Rome's Drink Kong has been included in the World'...

Starbucks to open in centre of Rome

Starbucks reportedly abandons Vatican site due to drop in tourists thanks to covid-19. Starbucks, the American coffee chain, is set to open an outlet in the heart of Rome's historic centre in the com...

Rome: Babingtons moves outside at Spanish Steps

Victorian tea room moves into Piazza di Spagna in the heart of Rome. Babingtons, the Victorian Tea Rooms at the foot of Rome's Spanish Steps, has opened a temporary outdoor space in Piazza di Spagna...

Covid-19 revives plague 'wine window' tradition in Italy

From the plague to covid-19: wine windows make a comeback in Tuscany. Italy has seen a revival of the 'wine window' tradition, which dates back to the era of the 'Black Death' in the Middle Ages, tha...

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 get...

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...
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