Tag Archives: Rome

Behind the scenes @ Le Jardin Gourmand

They were just back from Rome, to get away while the work was being done. Work being a total make over of the restaurant Le Jardin Gourmand. « We had to do it to be ready to face the next 10 … Continue reading

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Psychedelic risotto @ Castel de Tres Girard

It was what we call bonus sunshine. Sun when everyone said it would rain. The kind of day where you feel strange putting on a big coat. But after an hour’s tasting in a cool cellar, you’re really glad you … Continue reading

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Pierluigi, la dolce vita in Piazza de’ Ricci

    I like to listen to Giorgio, the waiter. He knows what’s good. (And he’s proficient in several languages). Last time I was there he recommended a selection of 3 antipasti that were fish based, delicious and digestible. Especially … Continue reading

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Best coffee in Rome (secondo me)

I think there is something special about that water in Rome that makes coffee different there. And there must something very special about the coffee at St Eustachio. Is it the way it is roasted on premise (rare) or the … Continue reading

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