K is for Know Your Italian Pasta

We all know spaghetti, lasagna, and macaroni. Some are also really fond of penne (me!), ravioli, and farfalle. But there are so many more great Italian pastas yet to be discovered! These are the ones that I tried during my recent trip to Rome. The gnocchi was familiar to me, but I have never actually…

H is for How To Choose A Restaurant in Rome in 10 Steps

Find an ancient building or ruin, or a church. Take the different direction than the bulk of the tourists. Avoid the main street, and take the first side alley that you see. Ignore tourist menus. Instead, Look for a osteria or trattoria, to experience traditional Roman food. Are there proppers outside motioning you in? Keep…