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Quick Rome recs

manny6 | Oct 20, 2011 11:09 PM

Thanks to you chowhounder regulars here on the Italy board I have eaten my way very well through Venice, ER, Florence and Umbria. There has been a marked difference between your suggestions and random places I went to or even those recommended by hotel conceriege, etc. The Gambero, Michelin, Ristorante d'Italia etc. stickers on the restaurant windows are also somewhat indicative of the food. I plan to share my favorites when I get back to NYC. 
I am now stuck in Rome, with limited Internet access and time until I leave (typing this up on my phone!). I beleive I have already had some of the best Venetian, Tuscan, Umbrian and Bolognese food and unless the place has some special twist one might appreciate, I'm really trying to get mind-blowing regional Roman food and pizza. Reading through previous Chowhound posts so far I have a short list:
Al Duello 
Forno Campo de' Fiori (tried once already at 5:30pm but was unimpressed, Pizza Bianca was decent though, maybe aim to go in the morning when they serve it hot and not cold and hard like when I went?)
L'Arcangelo 
L'Asino d'Oro
La Campana 
La Taverna dei Monti 
Pizzarium
Ristorante Santa Cristina al Quirinale 
Trattoria da Danilo 
Ditarambo (tried already, not bad, my first Cacio e pepe - it was good but not amazing)

So in short looking for about half a dozen choices that would really highlight the best of Roman cooking and sit-down pizza (I think I should be good with Pizzarium for taglio pizza). I prefer traditional or traditional with modern twist/ presentation but not looking for overly inventive or experimental cuisine. I am staying in Via Veneto a few minutes from Barebrini metro stop but plan to be all over Rome. I look forward to your suggestions. 

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La Campana
Vicolo della Campana, 18, Roma, IT 00186, IT

L'Arcangelo
Via G. G. Belli 59/61, Rome, Lazio 00193, IT

Pizzarium
Via della Meloria, 43, Rome, Lazio 00136, IT

L'Asino d'Oro
Via del Boschetto 73, Rome, Lazio 00184, IT

Santa Cristina al Quirinale
Via della Cordonata,21, Rome, Lazio 00187, IT

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