5 01, 2012

Rome For Foodies Dining App (Finally) Released

2017-02-17T15:21:21+01:00January 5th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Fish, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Gelato, Jewish/Kosher, Meat, Offal, Pizza, Pork, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert, Travel, Wine & Spirits|25 Comments

I can hardly believe I’m writing this. Rome For Foodies, my first native app for iPhone, iPad, and Android smart phones, has just been released and is now available on iTunes and the Android Market (feedback appreciated!!!). The process was hellish, with more delays, sleepless nights and panicked Skype chats with my developers than I [...]

2 12, 2011

Guest Post: Journey To Fäviken

2017-02-17T15:22:55+01:00December 2nd, 2011|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Guest Post, Pork, Restaurants, Travel|0 Comments

Today’s guest post comes from Brette Warshaw, a student at UPenn who has spent the last semester studying in Rome and cultivating her intense interest in all things edible. She is an eater, a traveler, a feeder and a writer and when she is not scouring Rome, London, Philly, or NYC for good eats, she [...]

28 11, 2011

Porchetta Done Right: Il Norcino Bernabei in Marino

2017-02-17T15:23:12+01:00November 28th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Meat, Pork, Rome & Lazio, Travel|23 Comments

There are few things in this world as delectable as porchetta done right. Unfortunately, much of the stuff I have eaten in Rome or Ariccia lately has been dried out choke-inducing rubbish overpacked with spices to mask the pork’s utter lack of flavor. Thankfully, there are still pork […]

18 04, 2011

I Porchettoni in Pigneto

2016-09-19T10:48:27+02:00April 18th, 2011|Categories: Gastronomic Traditions, Pork, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |22 Comments

When we got the bill at I Porchettoni, Jessica and I nearly fell off our respective benches. It’s been a loooong time since we’ve paid under €12 a head for dinner anywhere, much less in Rome where an inexpensive […]