Art & Culture (le cose belle)

UPDATED: This Weekend in Rome: Oct 28-31

Friday: The Rome International Film Festival enters its second day as young, up and coming producer Steven Spielberg rolls into town to present his new animated 3D feature The Adventures of Tin-Tin, based on Herge’s classic French comic.  No news on if the all-star cast of Daniel “007” Craig, Jamie “That kid from Billy Elliot” … Continue reading

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