Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Food & Drink (godiamoci la vita) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi)

This Weekend in Rome: October 21-23

Friday: Your chance to enjoy cocktails and tasty treats in a Renaissance cloister is back as Chi0stro del Bramanate reopens its aperitivo tonight. Check out our review for more info. Saturday: After a successful summer season, Sabato Sera nei Musei is back.  Starting on Saturday, October 22nd, and running until Saturday, January 7th, a handful … Continue reading

Food & Drink (godiamoci la vita)

Renaissance Aperitivo: Chiostro del Bramante

Ever thought about enjoying an innovative and tasty appetizer spread alongside one of Rome’s better-made cocktails while ensconced in a Renaissance cloister?  I thought so.  While certainly not the cheapest, the daily aperitivo at Chiostro del Bramante, just off of Piazza Navona, is by far one of the best aperitivo experiences around. You may have … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Holidays & Festivals (festeggiamo)

Rome International Film Festival: Oct 27-Nov 4

The International Rome Film Festival kicks off its sixth year next week, with a star-studded lineup of expected guests and some highly anticipated premieres as well.  The international competition this year will feature four Italian films plus another eleven from around the world. Competition films include Pa Sletaune’s Babycall starring Noomi Rapace,  Fred Schepisi’s The … Continue reading