The Sweet Side of Rome

The Sweet Side of Rome

They’re everywhere! Gawd knows how we could have ignored the many and I do mean many, Pasticceria’s in Rome! Maybe we just kept telling ourselves “we don’t normally eat a lot of sweets” or something.” Ha! We finally succumbed on this trip. For research purposes only you understand! A tip from Elizabeth Minchilli sent us… Continue Reading…

Oracibo’s New Look

Oracibo’s New Look

We’ve just completed a re-vamp of the Oracibo website!  It’s been very exciting coming up with new ideas that make it more beautiful, and easier to navigate!  Hope you like the changes…we do! If you have subscribed to the website in the past and are not a new subscriber, you will have noticed that you… Continue Reading…

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 4

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 4

La Carbonara 1906 – Via Panisperna, 214 Once upon a time, in 2010, during our very first visit to Rome we were out and about in Monti, we decided to go for lunch…after the usual getting lost bit, we somehow stumbled upon where we wanted to go. And although we arrived 10 minutes after the… Continue Reading…

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 3

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 3

Flavio Velavevodoto ai Quiriti – Piazza dei Quiriti, 4/5 – click here for the link. There are two “Temples of Roman Cuisine” (according to their website), one in Prati and one in the neighbourhood of Testaccio. The “room” was comfy, with loads of mirrors and really nice lighting…making for a very cozy evening. Prati is… Continue Reading…

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 2

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 2

Pane & Vino – Via Ostilia, 8 – no website available. And then there are the days when all you want for lunch is a panino! So off to Pane and Vino to sample what are supposedly the best panini in Prati (the area near the Vatican). The place is tiny! But the panini are… Continue Reading…

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 1

The Rome Food Diary, 2015 – Part 1

Enoteca Cul de Sac – Piazza Pasquino, 73 – they don’t have a website. Not far from Piazza Navona and chosen from my list of Enoteche recommendations; glad we did! Cul de Sac has a very good wine selection so besides a terrific bottle of wine, we shared an absolutely addictive plate of Calabrian eggplant and… Continue Reading…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

We had our first “snowfall” of 2016 early this morning…bit of a pathetic showing but it was indeed, white! Here it is the 4th of January already and here’s me sending out belated Happy New Years wishes to all of you! Here’s to a healthy, happy and prosperous 2016! And Oracibo has been getting a… Continue Reading…