Recently awarded a much-deserved Michelin star, Bistrot 64 is a veritable hidden gem and offers one of the most innovative dining experiences in Rome. The kitchen is headed by renowned Japanese chef Kotaro Noda who transforms interesting seasonal ingredients into eye-catching works of art on your plate: look out for creative pairings such as such as blue risotto with lemon and thyme and a white chocolate egg filled with pumpkin bisque.
Doppio a Trastevere
Since Doppio a Trastevere opened in Rome last autumn, foodies looking for a gourmet experience in the city have flocked to the bohemian neighbourhood for a taste of contemporary cuisine. With a menu ideated by Michelin-starred chef Giuseppe Di Iorio, Doppio offers a modern spin on classic Italian dishes accompanied with frills like edible gold leaf and lots of playful amuse-bouche.
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Complete with an indoor garden terrace, sleek cocktail bar and covetable modern decor, the supremely stylish Madre restaurant is breath of fresh air in the heart of Rome. Michelin-starred chef Riccardo Di Giacinto's menu combines a fusion of Italian and Latin flavours, offering ceviche, tacos, gourmet pizzas and savoury variations of Rome’s famous Maritozzo pastry (traditionally filled with sweet whipped cream).
Celebrated for serving one of the city’s greatest carbonaras, Pipero is an institution in Rome. This elegant restaurant has relocated to a location along the central Corso Vittorio Emanuele and offers high-end Italian cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. Creative comfort food includes dishes such as raw duck with apples and mustard to ravioli filled with escarole, burrata cheese and anchovies.
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