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Food Wine Rome
Food Wine Rome
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  • Paperback
  • Apr.07.2009
  • 9781892145710
  • The Little Bookroom

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Food Wine Rome is a focused guidebook and traveler’s companion to the gastronomic history, culture and delights of contemporary Rome. Neighborhood listings breakdown into three categories: 1) ristoranti, trattorie, osterie; 2) gourmet food: salami makers, bakeries, cheesemongers, open markets; 3) wine: wine shops, wine bars, wine makers. Scores of boxed sidebars add entertaining nuggets of lore, history, culture, customs, quotes, and anecdotes bring alive Rome's astonishing culinary richness. Also included is a useful glossary of Roman and Italian food and wine terminology to make shopping, marketing, and eating easy, fun and rewarding. The book is beautifully designed by Louise Fili and illustrated with dozens of atmospheric photographs by noted food and travel photographer Alison Harris (www.alisonharris.com). An overall keyed map of central Rome makes it easy for...
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Food Wine Rome is a focused guidebook and traveler’s companion to the gastronomic history, culture and delights of contemporary Rome. Neighborhood listings breakdown into three categories: 1) ristoranti, trattorie, osterie; 2) gourmet food: salami makers, bakeries, cheesemongers, open markets; 3) wine: wine shops, wine bars, wine makers. Scores of boxed sidebars add entertaining nuggets of lore, history, culture, customs, quotes, and anecdotes bring alive Rome's astonishing culinary richness.

Also included is a useful glossary of Roman and Italian food and wine terminology to make shopping, marketing, and eating easy, fun and rewarding. The book is beautifully designed by Louise Fili and illustrated with dozens of atmospheric photographs by noted food and travel photographer Alison Harris (www.alisonharris.com). An overall keyed map of central Rome makes it easy for readers to find addresses.

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This book -- like Food Wine Italian Riviera & Genoa, in the same series -- is the proverbial labor of love. It grew out of nearly 20 years of reporting on Rome, and was possible to accomplish only because I had already worked for years on my cookbook about Rome, Cooking the Roman Way

About David

David Downie is an American author and journalist who divides his time between France and Italy. For the last 20 years he has been writing about European food, culture and travel for magazines and newspapers worldwide. He is the author Enchanted Liguria: A Celebration of...

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Author's Publishing Notes

This is the third in the Terroir Guide series of books about food and wine, for independent, intrepid, intelligent travelers. It is published by The Little Bookroom, part of the New York Review of Books