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La Pariolina Pizza & Cucina in Rome

A one night layover in Rome and it was my first time in this city. Luckily I had a few tips in my pocket. After a short walking tour (Our Alitalia flight was 3 hours late, so we had to skip a few landmarks) we took a cab and headed to La Pariolina, a pizzeria and restaurant located in Parioli, one of the nice bourgeois parts of the city behind the Villa Borghese park. The tipp came from Winepunk Marco Zanetti, a sommelier turned “terroirist”, importing indigenous grape wines to Germany and maybe soon to your country as well. The particular thing about this Roman pizzeria is that it not only offers a nice wine list, but also a great craft beer list. Beer friends among you might know that a huge microbrew wave has been hitting Italy these last years. So here are a few impressions and I can only say that it was a great place to stop by, not only for the beer but also for good food emphasizing quality ingredients and also for its great atmosphere with not many tourists. Read the rest of this entry »

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