All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘roman restaurants’

Pizza ~ Pizza

Roman Pizzeria - Beyond the Pasta - Mark Leslie

Hmm, Rome had a Caesar, too ~ Pizza – so much for starting the year off on the healthy side, right? Hmm, well, it may not be as bad as you think. If I were to ask you, “What is your favorite Italian food?” I have a feeling I could place a sure bet that you’d say, “Pizza!” And why …

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Lights, Camera…

Play it again~ The response to my video on dishKarma has been wonderful, so wonderful in fact that it has been dishKarma’s featured video since March 1—and it is the 24th today. For those of you who haven’t seen it, I thought I’d drop it here on Beyond the Pasta for you to enjoy. If you haven’t checked out the …

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Day 2–Roma

See and download the full gallery on posterous Beyond words… There are times when words alone cannot explain or paint a complete enough description of an object. That is how I feel about the carved AD 2ndStupefacente! The National Museum of Rome (http://www.reidsguides.com/destinations/europe/italy/lazio/rome/sights/mnr_palazzo_massimo.html ) houses a collection of statuary (marble and bronze), frescoes, and mosaics that is not to be …

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Italia or bust…

We’re off on the road to Viterbo~ “Pronto.” Nonna answered the phone this morning when I called the house in Viterbo. Italians do not say “Hello” or “Good Morning” when they answer the phone—they say “Pronto.” It literally translates as “ready.” Hmmm, that doesn’t seem quite right, but that is how the phone is answered. “Pronto” is only used when …

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Tutti a tavola~

When in Rome… In a little more than a week, we will be in Rome and, although there are many reasons to be excited about going to Rome, the one thing that I look forward to the most is EATING in Rome. For me, the excitement of eating in Rome is more than the meal itself. It is the hunt …

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