How to order from an Italian menu

How to order from an Italian menu

Some of the best restaurants in Rome are outside the usual tourist traps, and may not have menus that are translated into English. With this small glossary we will help you know what to order. Book an 'espresso & gelato' guided tour Book a food tasting...
How do I order a coffee in Rome?

How do I order a coffee in Rome?

Italians are famed for making the best coffee in the world. Their coffee culture is extremely sophisticated and goes back a long way: they invented the espresso and all its derivatives. But the world of the Italian café can be confusing to the uninitiated. This guide...
Beer in Rome

Beer in Rome

If you like beer and you’re coming to Rome, you’re in for a treat. Despite not being beer monsters like their northern European cousins, people in Rome are increasingly learning to love beer. This is mainly due to an craft beer revolution currently...
Do I need to tip in Rome?

Do I need to tip in Rome?

Tips are not expected in restaurants in Italy. Let us repeat that to let it sink in: tips are not expected in restaurants. However, a service charge is often added, in a way that can often cause confusion for the visitor. This is not to say that exceptional service...
How do I buy a slice of pizza in Rome?

How do I buy a slice of pizza in Rome?

Italy’s the home of the pizza, right? And what could be more simple than buying a slice of this ambrosia? Well, like everything in Italy, not only is it slightly different to how it is at home, it’s also a little bit more complicated. Here we explain how...