Where to Buy Christmas Gifts for Food Lovers
Why not do your Christmas shopping in Rome and buy the perfect present for the foodie in your life. Whether you are looking for top quality foodstuffs, elegant tableware or natty kitchen utensils and gadgets, our Christmas shopping guide will help you to hunt down that special gift, whether you decide to treat yourself or someone else!
Book Our Fabulous New Tours and Tastings Online Now!
If you are planning a trip to Rome in the coming months make sure that you don’t miss out on the city’s fantastic food and drinks. Like most big cities, Rome has its fair share of tourist traps and rip-off restaurants but there are still plenty of hidden gems offering authentic Roman cuisine. At Local Aromas we make it our mission to hunt down the best of the best, from old-school trattorias and rustic wine bars, to gourmet street food and trendy new openings.
Discover Our New Rome Food and Wine Tours for 2019
We have been working hard here at Local Aromas HQ developing our selection of food tours in Rome for the coming year. As well as fine-tuning our existing tours to make them even more delicious and fun, we are also working on a whole host of new products which will further enhance your Local Aromas experience in 2019.
Rome’s Coolest Cocktail Bars and Speakeasies
A decade ago ordering a cocktail in Rome was a risky business. The concept of mixology was rare outside of the fanciest hotel bars and the idea of a speakeasy was largely unheard of. Now the craft cocktail movement has stormed the capital and there are numerous hidden back rooms and secret basements serving delectable beverages ranging from perfectly executed classics to weird and wonderful inventions.
7 Places to Eat a Great Panino in Rome
Nothing beats a sandwich for a quick lunch on the go and Rome’s panino game is strong. Whether you want a simple ham and cheese baguette, a traditional Roman stew squashed between local bread or a gourmet spin on classic combos there are plenty of great-value sandwich spots to satisfy both your tastebuds and your wallet.
Listen To The Interview Here
This was an exciting week for Local Aromas! We were proud and delighted to be featured on Radio Food Live, an exciting new digital radio station focusing on Italy’s food scene. Brainchild of two of the biggest names in the world of gastronomic journalism, Andrea Febo and Luca Sessa, the station features a range of Italian-language programmes dedicated to all aspects of Italy’s culinary landscape including beer, pizza, nutrition, wine and even discussions about marketing, PR and branding.
The 9 Best Sweets and Desserts to Try in Rome
Even if you do not have a sweet tooth it is hard to resist the wonderful sugary treats on offer in Rome. Whether it’s a warm cornetto for breakfast in the morning, a post-lunch gelato fix or a decadent dessert after dinner, Rome’s selection of cookies, pastries, cakes and puddings can put a smile on your face at any time of day.
Our Favorite Rome Bloggers to Follow
If you are looking for some real insight when planning your trip to Rome then bloggers are a good place to start. While traditional guidebooks and travel websites are a useful resource, nowadays the advent of the travel blogger has opened up the world of local, personal reviews and experiences, paired with up-to-date, real time information.