Sciascia Caffè

Sciascia is an old and authentic Caffè in the middle of Prati, a kind of quiet neighborhood especially known for its expensive flats, the many offices that fill it, the closeness to the Vatican City and its increasing number of cool restaurants, wine bars and pubs. But Sciascia has been here since the construction of Prati. The finest selection of coffees, pastries and chocolates, also to buy and take home. Famous for their chocolate-coffee, a coffee …

Dom Hotel, Via Giulia

We’ve heard good things about this 5 star luxury hotel set in a 17th Century aristocratic palace along the Via Giulia, in the heart of Renaissance Rome. With only 18 rooms including some large suites, this is a boutique hotel that Rome has been asking for. Design is key, and service is a close second.

Pizza Fritta Don, Trastevere

I discovered this place on my way home the other day, biking through Trastevere. They make one thing: fried pizza. They use the best ingredients, from San Marzano tomatoes to fresh buffalo mozzarella. They fry up the round or half-round pizzas on the spot. And best of all, the place is well designed and comfortable, right down to the cast iron water spigot where you can fill up a glass with Rome’s …