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Pizzeria San Marino, Roma, January 22, 2016

We had not been to Pizzeria San Marino in more than two years., but we recalled it fondly. It’s a long walk from our house — just short of an hour — but as we’d been quite lazy all day we needed some steps if we were going to eat pizza. This is a cavernous […]

Est! Est!! Est!!!, Rome, April 10, 2015

We first tried to go to Est! Est!! Est!!! in 2011 on Santo Stefano, December 26, the day after Christmas. It was closed, like many places on a holiday, and we ended up at what can best be called a Roman diner down the street, conveniently open, too brightly lighted, with tired waitresses and a […]

Il Corallo, February 20, 2015

Sorry to be so behind on blogging!┬áHo da fare! (I have much to do) with our pending exit from the Embassy, from the workforce, and our move to a new apartment. PLUS we are about to go to Paris for week, our son arrives a couple of days before I retire in May, my brother […]

Celestina, January 30, 2015

Sometimes we just need to stay close to home for Friday night, especially when the weather is crappy and standing waiting for a tram is no fun. Neither is standing outside of favorite Dar Poeta in pouring rain, which we have done on occasion. So we tumbled down the hill to Viale dei Parioli and […]

O’Pazzariello, December 12, 2014

I wanted to like this place more than we did. It’s warm and welcoming, with a pleasant atmosphere in a sunny yellow and red. Located only a few steps from Castel Sant’Angelo, there is a wood-fired pizza oven, a nice menu with many selections, good staff who engage and pay attention to the customers, and […]