Tony has just over 30 hours to explore the Eternal City. He sets off on a whirlwind tour, from the banks of the Tiber River to deep into the crooked ancient alleyways, sampling as much cuisine as he can along ...Go to Episode
Tony Also Recommends: Filetti di Baccala in Centro
"For some of the best fried codfish around."
Largo dei Librari, 88, 00186 Roma, Italy
Café Vitti in Centro
Tony gets an afternoon espresso.
Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina, 33 00186 Rome, Italy
Gelateria dei Gracchi
Tony calls this gelateria the "best of the best."
Via dei Gracchi, 272 00190 Rome, Italy
Tony Also Recommends: Sora Maria in Prati
Tony suggests Sora Maria for la grattachecca, "slushy, snowcone-like treats with sweet syrup poured over mixed fruit."
Tony visits Chef Gabriele Bonci’s pizza shop and samples some of his insanely popular seasonal concoctions. The unassuming place is a contender for Rome's best pizza al taglio (by the slice). Eat standing up and wash it down with a chilled beer.
Via della Meloria, 43 00136 Rome, Italy
Tony stops at Freni e Frizioni for a few afternoon negronis (equal parts gin, Campari and sweet vermouth).
Via del Politeama, 4 00153 Rome, Italy
Tony Also Recommends: Angelina in Lungotevere
"A swank swimming pool bar located on the Tiber near Ponte Sant'Angelo."
"You can channel your inner Byron by moping around the graves of John Keats or Percy Shelley."
Via Caio Cestio, 6 00153 Roma, Italy