EuroCheapo's Rome Eating and Drinking Articles

Rome is famous for its delicious (and often quite affordable) cuisine. Whether you’re looking to dine al fresco in Trastevere, go vegetarian, or head to the grocery store to cook up your own Italian feast, we’ve got tips on ways to save. And don’t forget the gelato!

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Ultra Roman Dining at Betto e Mary in Casilino-Mandrione

The slum-ridden Casilino-Mandrione neighborhood was once home to a bedraggled collection of gypsies, prostitutes, and violent criminals. It was such a zone of desperation that Pasolini turned to Madrione when he wanted to capture utter squalor. These days, the ‘hood is on the upswing. While (gratefully) far from any sort of SoHo makover, Mandrione has » Read more

Rome: Deep-Fried Arancini For A Two-Dollar Dinner

One of the cheapest eats in Rome is also one of the most sinfully delicious, deep-fried foods you may ever sink your teeth into: Arancini. These tasty little temptations are baseball-sized rice balls stuffed with anything from prosciutto and mozzarella, to squid ink and pistachios. Gourmands may recognize them as the fat Sicilian cousins of » Read more