Join us for an evening starting in typical Italian fashion, with aperitivo at Le Chiccherie. Stimulate your appetite with buffalo mozzarella caprese, truffles, 25 year aged balsamic vinegar and more treats. Greco di Tufo wine is served with tastings.
Following aperitivo, prepare your taste buds for the famous Pizzarium, Rome’s number one pizzeria. The owner Gabriele Bonci, is described as the ‘Michelangelo of pizza,’ recommended by Anthony Bordain, CNN and International food bloggers. Gabriele uses the highest quality ingredients to create over 80 daily variations. Favorites include caviar, foie gras, prosciutto with fig and fresh ricotta with baby zucchini.
Paciotti is the number one gourmet food shop in Rome, offering over 200 types of cheeses and 100 types of meats. Here you will taste the real ‘retro gusto’ and discover the importance of ‘what grows together, goes together’. Enjoy the best cheeses Italy has to offer, including Parmigano Reggiano, Pecorino Romana, sweet Gorganzola and Torta Montanara. Decide which ham you prefer between Parma, Cinta Senese and Joselito. To compliment the food, a glass of DOP wine will be offered to you by Stefano Paciotti, whose favourite quote is ‘no wine, no party.’
Savor handmade pasta dishes and calamari at Al Giardino del Gatto e la Volpe restaurant. The pasta dishes are ravioli filled with ricotta and spinash and gnocchi with four cheeses. The wine offered is a D.O.C.G Vermentino.
We end our tour with an education in gelato at Fatamorgana. Become an expert in gelato, by learning how to spot the real thing from the fake stuff. Fatamorgana introduced gourmet gelato to the Romans, with favorites including limone from the Amalfi Coast in Campagnia, pistacchio from Bronte in Sicily.
Prati by Sunset
Departs: Mon-Sun 5:30pm Duration: 4 hours
Over 20 food and wine tastings
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE
The price includes over 20 food & wine tastings, a bottle of water and an expert English-speaking guide.
The tours take place run regardless of weather conditions. Umbrellas provided should it rain. This tour does not run on national holidays (see calendar).
WHAT TO BRING
A healthy appetite
comfortable walking shoes
The tour takes place Monday – Sunday at 5:30 pm, in the neighborhood of Prati, located close to the Vatican City. The meeting point is the Cipro Metro / Underground stop. As you come out of the metro you will come out into a square, which a popular meeting point. If you arrive to Cipro by taxi or bus, you need to walk down the staircase from the high street. Your guide will be holding a sign saying ‘The Roman Food Tour’.
The tour ends near to the Ottaviano metro. Our guides can point you in the right direction of the taxi stand or metro.
Group sizes are small and intimate to make sure that our guests receive a personal experience.