10 Things Eating Amsterdam Taught Me

10 Things Eating Amsterdam Taught Me

Amsterdam is just so darn pretty. I mean my eyes started to hurt after a while from all the… Pretty!  The heritage protected canal belt area is just gorgeous and so on a sunny spring morning (with Amsterdam being a little bit of a show-off for me!) I met my food tour guide (colleague and … Continue reading

Where to eat in Rome’s Monti 

Where to eat in Rome’s Monti 

The centre of Rome is sectioned into 22 rioni (districts) of which Monti is number 1. Sitting in the shadow of the Colosseum, the name  Monti translates to hilltop and is derived from the fact that parts of the Esquiline, Viminal, Quirinal and Caelian Hills belonged historically to this area.  Because of its location, it boasts the … Continue reading

Mazzo: Young Roman Chefs Inspire

Mazzo: Young Roman Chefs Inspire

I love the excitement of dining at a restaurant I’ve never been to. Well especially when that restaurant is Mazzo, The Fooders. I’ve read much about it over the past few months and my lovely friends at Pepper Restaurant and one of my fave Rome food bloggers, Rachel Roddy have spoken so highly of the … Continue reading

Streeat Food Truck Festival in Rome

Streeat Food Truck Festival in Rome

This weekend the European Streeat Food Truck Festival heads to Rome. So if you’re looking for me, you’ll know where I’ll be!  On from tonight (4pm-1am) until Sunday (27-29 March, Sat and Sun: 11am-1am), the festival brings together more than 30 food trucks and ape vans to the Citta dell’altra Economia (the outdoor space that … Continue reading

Where to Eat in Trastevere

Where to Eat in Trastevere

Too often I read that there is nowhere to eat well in Rome’s Trastevere. That it’s only for tourists. Well I for one, can vouch that I live and eat here and am not a tourist. And while there is a very large community of foreigners – in particular, a large contingent of American university … Continue reading