Let me try to convince you to make the trip up to the Montesacro/Talenti neighborhood in the north of Rome, where the food is cheap, the tourists scarce and the true “vita romana” is in full swing.
CasaManco serves standout pizza al taglio among a sea of disappointing competitors. Located in the Testaccio Market in a tiny stand, Paola and Andrea serve up their special pizza 6 days a week all year long and do it so well, it’s well known as one of the best pizzas in Rome.
For anyone seriously interested in gaining at least a conversational level of Italian, these are the resources that I’ve used along the way to improve and largely maintain my level of Italian.
My master list of food recommendations, encompassing all my go-to spots for pasta, pizza, dessert, gelato and snacks in Rome.
To celebrate my 3-year anniversary of moving to Rome and living in this crazy, beautiful city, I’m sharing what my perfect day would look. From my favorite breakfast/pizza/pasta/gelato options to where I would visit and what I would do, this is what I would consider a perfect day.
This summer was crazy for a variety of reasons but it was also amazing. We spent plenty of time around Rome and its nearby beaches, I got to see my family after 10 months away from the States and my FIANCÈ proposed to me while surrounded by my family. It really couldn't get much better. Today I'm sharing that whole story along with some photos from the amazing 2 weeks we spent stateside.