Mamma mia! Sample your way through historic Roman markets, food stalls and cafés.
Bring your appetite to this food-centric Roman experience, where you can expect tasty samples of cheeses, pizzas, olive oils and more. You’ll start with a chat over coffee before exploring the neighbourhood and then, between tastings and photo ops, you’ll learn all about the history of Roman cuisine, cucina povera and the connection between market-fresh produce and Italian cooking traditions.
Gina Tringali and Eleonora Baldwin
Born into an Italian-American family, Gina packed up and moved to Rome in 2007 to earn her sommelier certification and a master’s degree in the history of Italian food and wine. Now a food and travel writer, Gina’s also worked as a culinary guide and tourism consultant. American-born and Italian-raised Eleonora is a TV host and journalist based in Rome. Her show ‘ABCheese’ is broadcast on Italian food network Gambero Rosso and she focuses on slow travel and Italy’s culinary culture in her blog ‘Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino’.
Pizzas, pastas, ‘ugly cookies’, strong coffee, salty cheeses, Sicilian cannoli and more – taste your way through Roman cuisine.
- 3 hours
- Start Time
- Tours run between the hours of 09:00 and 10:00
- Call our travel specialists 24/7 on 1 800 464 2040 or contact us to find availability
- Experience location
- You will be meeting Gina and Eleonora in Rome’s Testaccio neighbourhood; we’ll send you the details in your confirmation.