Where do you live?
In Trastevere, one of Rome’s most popular areas.
Which is your favourite Rome neighbourhood?
I really love the centre, despite the traffic!
Which are your favourite Rome stores?
Materie on Via del Gesù, L’Anatra on Via Tiburtina, San Lorenzo, Lou Lou on Via dei Banchi Vecchi, Spazio Espanso on Via Bergamaschi and SBU in Piazza Pasquino are some of my favourites.
And your favourite restaurants?
There are so many! La Rosetta, Rome’s best fish restaurant, for its great heritage and the professionalism of the service. I love Dal Toscano on Via Germanico for meat and Green T for high-quality Chinese delicacies. Da Cesare on Via Casaletto offers great dishes at the right price and I never say no to a night at Open Baladin for a burger and an artisanal beer. And of course Trinchetti for quick eats in Trastevere.
Can you recommend any dishes to try?
Roman pizza with figs and prosciutto or cod with chickpeas.
Do you have a favourite café?
I go to Salotto 42 in Piazza di Pietra for aperitivos and when I want a great wine I go to Angolo di Vino on Via dei Balestrari – remember to ask for Massimo! Da Beppe in the Jewish quarter has the best French wines and cheese in town.
Do you have a favourite walk in Rome?
From Piazza del Popolo to San Lorenzo, passing from Monti and Piazza Vittorio, to see all of the city.
How do you like to travel around the city?
Bike, bus, car sharing, everything except my own car!
How would you spend an ideal day in the city?
Walking around, discovering the Rome that I don’t know.
Can you recommend any good hotels?
Santa Chiara in Piazza della Minerva is a classic.
What can’t you live without?
My job and great sunglasses.
Tell us a secret about Rome.
Mountain biking on Via Appia Antica.
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