Rome the Second Time

Categories: Food & Drink Sightseeing The Scene
Blogger: Dianne Bennett and William Graebner
Description: Where to eat, what to do and what to see when in Rome.

Latest Posts

January 17th
What one sees--in Rome or anywhere else--depends on where one looks. Over the years, we've probably done more down-looking than most travelers. RST regulars may remember the post on manhole covers, or the one on curbs, or the offering on Rome's undul… Continue Reading
January 11th
Singer Luca Vicari covers Lucio Battisti songs at Fonclea.It's not an easy task to find music in Rome that's neither contemporary rock (including rap, new age, electronic) nor classical. We've searched for every jazz club in town, and many, if not most, h… Continue Reading
January 3rd
The elegant, complex structure below opened in 1933 as a convent, to house the local congregation of the Suore di Nostra Signora della Carita' del Buon Pastore di Augiere; it is known familiarly as "Buon Pastore."  It still exists, but not quite as i… Continue Reading
December 18th
RST is pleased to welcome back (her last post was in 2014, using her Etruscan specialty) guest blogger Theresa Potenza.  Based in Rome, Potenza is an art historian and freelance writer.  To learn more about her private tours of Ro… Continue Reading
December 10th
Tourist citations of inept menu descriptions or botched foreign language translations are standard fare.  And we are not immune to enjoying the signs of petty capitalism (though we do avoid posting on menu infelicities).  Below, some of our favo… Continue Reading