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 …

Hotel Donna Camilla Savelli

This converted monastery in Trastevere,  at the edge of the Janiculum hill, is a quiet respite from the city within a short walk of many great cultural sites. Highlights include a beautifully landscaped courtyard where breakfast and snacks are served in the nice season and a roof terrace with a view across Trastevere.  An added plus, unique to this hotel, is the chapel by Baroque architect Francesco Borromini. He also designed the …