I eat out a lot every week and I eat great food: at cafes and pop-ups, at food markets and fancy restaurants. I rarely have a bad experience, but I also rarely have a truly amazing one. A meal so special and memorable I am still dreaming about it nearly two months later. But it happened with my dinner at the Chef’s Counter at Social Eating House.
Social Eating House is a British restaurant in the heart of Soho, part of Jason Atherton‘s restaurant group. The restaurant is elegant, I would choose it for a special occasion, but compared… Continue reading
Via Vittorio Veneto became famous around the world in the Sixties thanks to its role in Federico Fellini’s movie La Dolce Vita, which turned it into a popular destination for jet-setters and Hollywood stars. Still today, Via Veneto is one of the most expensive and elegant streets in Rome, home to historic cafés (Café de Paris and Harry’s Bar) and five star hotels, such as the Westin Excelsior.
Even though my memories of growing up in Rome have nothing in common with the glamorous and glitzy lifestyle evoked by Fellini’s movie, Via Veneto still today makes me feel… Continue reading