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Trip to Sicily and Rome - Any recommendations?

by emilyc 19 years ago

I will be spending a week in Sicily and a week in Rome this summer and was wondering if anyone has any restaurant recommendations. As this will be my first visit, any help is appreciated. Thanks.

Cemeteries and great seafood outside Rome..day trip to Nettuno

by erica k 19 years ago

For anyone with a day to spare in Rome I would recommend a visit to the town of Nettuno. Get a copy of Fred Plotkin's book and follow his advice. Take the train to Nettuno and walk to the American ...

Recommendations Sought near Rome Termini

by James G 19 years ago

I will be with three friends for one night in Rome before heading out to Tuscany and the north in mid-May, and am interested in identifying a good/great restaurant near to where we'll be staying, w...

Suggestions for sights/chow between Rome & Assisi

by mattylip 19 years ago

In late June, after 3 days in Rome, my wife and I are picking up a car first thing in the morning and staying in Assisi that night. I know that we could spend the rest of our lives exploring the a...


by colleen 19 years ago

A few years back, I had the most wonderful dinner at a restaurant in Rome. It's name was similar to (or may have been) Abruzzi and it was located on a street that, translated into English, is Peter...

Il Pelicano in Rome

by Mogsob 19 years ago

I vaguely recall reading about a restaurant in Rome called Il Pelicano (chef, Maria Romani). I don't think this was the resort outside of Rome, but rather a central restaurant in the city. I can...

somewhere nice to eat and stay south of rome

by ham 19 years ago

I'm getting into Fiumincino latish(19.20.) and hiring and driving a car down to the Amalfi coast and beyond for a week. (And thank you everybody for your very helpful posts to date.) Now does anyon...

Week-end in Rome

by Rune Aresvik 19 years ago

I had to attend a conference in Rome last Thursday, and had my wife join me for the week-end. The culinary side of the visit was very much based on input from this site. Thanks a lot to everybody ...

Sorrento.."economical hotels?" restaurant suggestions?

by Lois 19 years ago

Will be in Naples & Sorrento,solo, 12 days April\May. Will be dependent on public transport. Convenient hotels? Wonderful, casual seafood spots? Thanks

meet me at steps of rome tonight

by louisa 19 years ago

hey sf chowhounds, i'm up from l.a. and hoping to meet some of you tomorrow/sunday afternoon but can't make it to tuesday's chinese new year's dinner after all. but i'm going to be at steps of ...

Rome in Feb

by my2thdoc 19 years ago

Will be spending 3 days in Rome, 3 days in Venice and 3 days in Florence - would appreciate suggestions for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Trattoria Ugo e Maria Via dei Prefetti Rome

by jasper joffe 19 years ago

One meal should be eaten in this serene restaurant with its family of Donghi-like retainers. Anna, a plain young woman growing ever more sophisticated-she has learnt English in the last two yea...

Dec. Italy report: incl. Rome, Parma, Venice (long!)

by Jessica Ritz 19 years ago

This was a short trip, always in giro, that yielded a nice range of culinary experiences. I certainly do not claim any place below to be a find, and a lot are listed in guides anyway. Note that alm...

Spots in Florence & Rome

by Cicero 19 years ago

Could some well-travelled hounds give us their spots in Florence (and environs) and Rome . . . headed there in March. Thanks alot from Tempe, Arizona.

Rome in October

by Leonora 19 years ago

I'll be in Rome, Italy in October, any good recomendation or hidden jewell?

Seeking kulinarian curiousities in Rome!

by Hannah 19 years ago

If anybody knows about good food-shops (pasta-shops, sausages-shops etc) or, even better, spescial restaurants in Rome, then please let me know. I would love to experience something spescial that y...

New Years Eve in Rome - Suggestions

by bobl 19 years ago

We intend to splurge (but not get taken) on New Years Eve in Rome. Any suggestions? Also, moderate finds in Florence and Rome. Thanks.

New Years Eve in Rome Suggestions

by bobl 19 years ago

We are willing to splurge, but not get taken. Also. more moderate places for the next few dinners.

New Year's Eve in Rome

by bobl 19 years ago

We know we should start with prosecca, but don't know a thing thereafter. But we want to celebrate Roman style. Tell us where (and how much). Thanks

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