Do I really have to write anything? Don’t we all already know Italian food is the best and the tastiest? It’s meant to be comfort food, if you ask me, but Italians somehow made it fancy — guess through the French influences.
It’s all carbs and fat — pasta, rice/risotto, gnocchi, pizza, panini, parmigiano reggiano, mozzarella — which means energy for the fight you’re about to have. What do you mean “what fight?” You and the world — isn’t that our everyday life story?
Here’s what we experienced:
Pasta, fish and some zucchini
The best pasta I ever had and I will ever have (I am 1000% sure of that). We ate amazing pasta in two places:
First – Ombre Rosse – delicious pasta, great service!
pasta alla pomodoro with tomato and basil sauce:
Second – La taverna dei fori imperiali – great pasta, not convinced about the fish dish!
Cod fish dish
Zucchini in mind and vinegar sauce: delicious!
Don’t have a picture I am afraid but the tomato and basil sauce that was on top of the gnocchi was freaking delicious and fresh. Not convinced about the gnocchi though.
We ate this one very close to the Altare della Patria: Antica Roma
Don’t have a picture (sorry, we were too hungry to afford taking pictures) — it was a pizza with anchovies and it smelled…well…fishy. Not the best pizza you can have in Italy.
We ate pizza at the same place as the gnocchi: Antica Roma
Yeah, we also tried some vegan food. Just to see if they are as good as they are with pasta and pizza.
And the answer is yes, they are.
Il Margutta vegan food and art – high class vegetarian and vegan food which I never experienced before.
Amuse bouche: pumpkin with haloumi cheese on top
I ate a Sicily purple cauliflower cream soup.
And he ate artichokes lasagna – the taste of the artichoke was too much for me, but he seemed to like it.
Oh, and this place had the best wine I ever tasted so far on our travels.
Healthy, colourful burger
We went to Rome and we had some burgers too – haha – not italian at all but why not?? They were vegan ones and different colours. I chose the green one called Grinch burger.
More about this burger on their official website: Grinch burger
He ate a Black one. Made with squid ink. The burger was called Cheesy Cecio.
And the best restaurant we went to is Ginger. Very nice staff, stylish look and feel inside. If you order a cocktail (10 euro) they give you a small plate with aperitives that go well with the cocktail you chose. Very nice – that’s how we tasted octopus in Rome! Oh, and they have amazing and healthy smoothies!
You must try Ginger.