PIPERO Soft lighting and an elegant setting for the restaurant where chef Ciro Scamardella offers scampi with chicken, olives and rosemary, while among the first stands the roasted tomato ravioli and smoked scamorza, followed by the turbot with seaweed and lettuce. Special mention for desserts, such as the chocolate soufflé with pepper.
Where Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 246
Cost: 100-120 euros.
EMMA A place that combines a refined atmosphere with the authenticity of raw materials. The menu offers pizza and Roman cuisine, such as cacio e pepe, amatriciana, carbonara, the latter also in a vegetarian version. And then the main courses, including meatballs, sliced beef and beef tartare. The tiramisu is the sweet closing.
Where 28, Via del Monte della Farina
Cost: 30-45 euros.
DA BAFFETTO A historic pizzeria where you can taste the classic Roman pizza, very thin and crunchy, as tradition dictates. Try it in the classic versions, from the “margherita” to the “4 cheeses”, up to the richer ones, with mushrooms, artichokes and egg, with seasonal vegetables or with broccoli and sausage. And as an appetizer, bruschetta is a must.
Via del Governo Vecchio 114,
Cost: 15-25 euros.
ALFREDO ALLA SCROFA In addition to the iconic fettuccine Alfredo – with 24 month old Parmigiano Reggiano and Langhe butter, creamed directly at the table – the historic restaurant focuses on Italian and Roman cuisine, thanks to dishes such as the battered cod fillet and low temperature cooked peppers with peppers and fresh tomato.
Where: 104, Via della Scrofa
Booking +39 06 68806163
Cost: 40-50 euros
LA REGOLA The chef Massimo Baroni and the director Fabrizio Ferraioli give a new course to the restaurant in the heart of the homonymous district. At the tables overlooking the splendid church of San Paolo alla Regola, risotto with “rigaje de pollo”, vitello tonnato and pappa al pomodoro with artisan burratina and basil arrive. The desserts are from the De Bellis pastry shop.
Piazza 40, San Paolo alla Regola
Booking +39 06 66006852
Closed on Wednesdays
Cost: 35-45 euros.