Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City by Elizabeth Minchilli

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Read Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City Online Free - Elizabeth Minchilli has been eating her way through Rome since she was 12 years old. Eating Rome, based on her popular blog Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome, is her homage to the city that feeds her, literally and figuratively. Her story is a personal, quirky and deliciously entertaining look at some of the city's monuments to food culture. Join her as she takes you on a stroll through her favorite open air markets; stop by the best gelato shops; order plates full of carbonara and finish the day with a brilliant red Negroni. Coffee, pizza, artichokes and grappa are starting points for mouth-watering stories about this ancient city. Illustrated with Minchilli's beautiful full-color photos and enriched with her favorite recipes for Roman classics like vignarola, carciofi alla romana and carbonara, Eating Rome is the book that you want if you are planning your first trip to Rome or if you have been to Rome a dozen times. And even if you just want to spend a few hours armchair traveling, Elizabeth Minchilli is the person you want by your side.

Title : Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City
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ISBN : 1250047684
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 256 pages


Rebecca rated it ★★★★☆

May 30, 2015

(3.5) Minchilli’s parents moved the family from America to Rome on a whim when she was 12 years old. Over the years she kept going back to Italy: to Florence as a graduate student, and then to stay when she married Domenico. She has written a number of coffee table books about Italian art and arc...

Ann rated it ★★★★★

May 05, 2015

I am buying this for all my friends based on the meatball recipe alone.

J.H. rated it ★★★★☆

December 12, 2015

I don't normally get really excited about a trip (other than the moment I book it) until I'm on the plane. Elizabeth Minchilli's book changed that - I'm now beyond excited for my spring vacation in Italy - and, most importantly - looking forward to exploring Rome and its food scene. Which is a re...

Becky rated it ★★★★★

June 17, 2015

Great advice. I love the personal advice here & obvious love affair w/ Rome & its food. I can't wait to visit!

Linda rated it ★★★★★

December 29, 2015

Take a break from being a tourist. Put on your walking shoes and get ready to know and eat Rome like never before. This charming book is the perfect blend of cookbook, memoir, etiquette and guidebook. Elizabeth Minchilli’s Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City is a uniquely authen...

Martha rated it ★★★★★

March 28, 2015

Some people buy cookbooks intending to cook from the recipes; others buy cookbooks to read, regarding them as armchair travelogues with tasting notes. For me, books about food are among the most evocative writings about places and times, so I count myself firmly among the second group. It’s a moo...

Ubiquitousbastard rated it ★★★★☆

April 22, 2015

When I started reading this book, I really knew very little about present day Rome or Roman culture. Somehow, in the barely 200 pages, I feel like I learned quite a bit. Elizabeth Minchelli wrote a book that is part travel guide, part memoir and part recipe book and yet I don't feel like she wast...

Julie rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 05, 2015

I received a complimentary copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Elizabeth Minchilli's book is not as much a cook book as it is a lifestyle book. There are some recipes, but recipes are not the primary focus of the book. Eating Rome: Lving the Good Life in the Etern...

Teresa rated it ★★★★☆

April 14, 2015

3.5 stars This is part memoir/lifestyle blog, part cookbook, and part travel guide. The lifestyle part is somewhat charming but I could not make it through it in large chunks. I guess, there was such a preoccupation with the "correct" and uniquely Roman thing to do and the rules to follow at all t...

Courtney rated it ★★★★☆

March 12, 2015

Having spent two stints living in Rome, I was excited to read about the Eternal City’s food and how our experiences compared. Elizabeth Minchilli’s Eating Rome does not disappoint. I found Minchilli’s advice for navigating the Roman food world extremely accurate and her infusion of personal exper...

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