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Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

1. Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Tuck into Rome's iconic street food on a guided walking tour of the Jewish Quarter or Trastevere. Learn about local food with five tastings and try delicacies, such as pizza, supplì, and seasonal dishes. Choose between a tour of Trastevere or a tour of the Jewish Quarter, two of Rome's most picturesque districts with group and private tour options available. With your guide, learn about Rome’s history through its most beloved street food. If you've chosen the Trastevere tour, meet your guide on Tiber Island and soak up its unique atmosphere before entering Trastevere. Step into vibrant squares, such as Piazza Santa Maria, and indulge in popular street food, from cheesy supplì to delicious cannoli. If you've chosen the tour of the Jewish Quarter, head to the lively Campo De' Fiori square where one of the oldest open-air markets takes place every morning. Then, follow your guide to Rome's Jewish Quarter and see highlights, including the Portico of Octavia and the Turtle Fountain. Throughout both tours, enjoy five tastings with some wine and beer. Finally, make your way to an ice cream shop for a much-deserved treat. Both tours finish on a sweet note with the perfect Italian gelato.

Rome: Pasta & Tiramisu Workshop with Dinner

2. Rome: Pasta & Tiramisu Workshop with Dinner

Uncover the secret's to making authentic homemade pasta from a local chef with this cooking class in Rome. Craft your own tasty Tiramisù to compliment your pasta. Feast on your creations paired with a glass of Italian wine. Greet your chef at the established restaurant in the heart of Rome. Put on your chef hat and your apron, and prepare yourself for an amazing cooking experience. Start by making your own pasta from flour and eggs. Rely on the chef to show you which kind of pasta you can prepare with this recipe, and choose your favorite one to cut. Once the pasta is ready, move on to learn how to prepare Tiramisù, using all the provided ingredients and finding out which tools are needed. Once the lesson has finished, enjoy a sit-down dinner. Just choose your topping sauce: carbonara, amatriciana, cacio e pepe, alfredo, or more. Have a break and relax with a good glass of wine as you let the restaurant prepare your dish using your very own pasta.

Rome: 3-in-1 Fettuccine, Ravioli and Tiramisu Cooking Class

3. Rome: 3-in-1 Fettuccine, Ravioli and Tiramisu Cooking Class

Impress your friends back home by learning how to prepare delicious Italian pasta and tiramisu during your time in Rome. Start your lesson by learning how to make a delicious tiramisu before proceeding to make two types of pasta, ravioli and fettuccine, from scratch. Master the art of preparing the perfect pasta dough and learn which fillings are best for each season from your expert chef teacher. In the second half of the workshop, sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor with a glass of wine very close to Piazza Navona. You will have the opportunity to taste your 2 pasta dishes, served with your choice of sauce and finished off with a plate of tiramisu.

Rome: 4-Hour Food Tour by Night

4. Rome: 4-Hour Food Tour by Night

Take a guided evening walk through Rome´s foodie neighborhoods and try some of the best food, wine, and local products the city has to offer. Enjoy 20 different delicious food tastings. Start your tour with an aperitivo at La Nicchia Cafè, a water buffalo specialty shop. Taste a variety of the finest Italian cheese and cured meats. Sample fresh mozzarella di bufala, truffle cheese, DOP pesto, tomatoes, and artichokes, accompanied by a glass of white wine. After your aperitivo you’ll head to Pizzarium, Rome’s number 1 pizzeria. Taste a selection of the most creative and delicious pizzas by Gabriele Bonci. Prepare for laughter and fun when you arrive at the legendary Paciotti gourmet food shop. Meet the larger-than-life Stefano Paciotti and sample outstanding Italian cheeses, prosciuttos, and salamis, accompanied by fine wine. Find rare truffles, 25-year-aged balsamic vinegar, and other treats as well. Savor handmade Roman pasta, accompanied by wine, at an authentic restaurant that’s frequented by locals. Finish off your tasting tour with a piece of homemade tiramisu.

Rome: 4-Hour Combo Pizza and Pasta Cooking Class

5. Rome: 4-Hour Combo Pizza and Pasta Cooking Class

Experience the most authentic way to enjoy food in Rome by making your own pizza and pasta with this cooking class. Go through all the steps, from preparing the dough to cooking in a wood-fired oven while enjoying unlimited wine. End your class with a tiramisù and Limoncello tasting. Meet your guide and be transferred to the Wood Houses village where you will learn the art of Neapolitan-style pizza making and Italian Pasta. Sip on unlimited DOC red wine as you learn from a local chef about Italian cooking. Next, make a Pizza Margherita or Capricciosa, and enjoy two different pasta dishes. Learn to make many different pasta shapes as you sip on Italian wine. For dessert, enjoy an authentic Italian tiramisù with Limoncello. Finally, at the end of your experience, be brought back to the original meeting point with transportation included.

Rome: Italian Cooking Class and Dinner

6. Rome: Italian Cooking Class and Dinner

Make your way to the restaurant located in central Rome where you’ll meet your small group of aspiring pizza chefs and your local guide. Here, you’ll spend a delightful evening learning how to make authentic Italian pizza from fresh ingredients.   The cooking class will set you up with a station including a work plan, an apron and rolling pin. You’ll start with a theoretical and then practical lesson on working the dough, from the ingredients to wait times to two different ways of kneading the dough. Then, choose which type of pizza you’d like to make – marinara (tomato, garlic, oregano), margherita (tomato, mozzarella, basil), diavola (tomato, mozzarella, spicy salami, chili) or Napoli (tomato, mozzarella, anchovies).   After the lesson, you’ll be accompanied to your table where you’ll enjoy a delicious bruschetta while your pizza is cooked in a wood oven. Savor a red or white wine, water or limoncello while you taste your creations.

Trastevere: Food and Drink Tour

7. Trastevere: Food and Drink Tour

Spend an evening exploring Rome’s picturesque Trastevere neighborhood on a food and drink walking tour with a local guide. Leave the tourist joints behind and taste real local delicacies and flavors as you follow your guide to the best local spots. Hop from enoteca to local bar and from ristorante to trattoria, as you dive into the world of Roman gastronomy and Italian wines and cocktails. Learn about the area's delicacies from your local guide and how these came to become popular dishes and drinks. Try regional cured meats and cheese, fresh local pastas, a variety of different Italian wines and, of course, Rome's favorite aperitivo cocktail. Consider this your crash course in Italian food and drink, setting you up to dine better for the rest of your stay. End your tasting tour with dessert at a truly local sweet eatery. Learn what you need to look out for in order to separate the real deal from the tourist traps, so you never have to guess again.

Rome: Bar Hop and Nightlife Tour

8. Rome: Bar Hop and Nightlife Tour

Experience an epic night, starting with a power hour of unlimited drinks including simple long drinks, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Loosen up and get to know some of your fellow bar hoppers through some fun drinking games, which will be accompanied by some freshly-baked pizza. With the mood set to "full party mode", your bar hop group will be hitting one or two bars, before finally arriving at a dance bar or club (different night, different venue) with live DJ to dance the night away.

Rome: Pasta Cooking Class in the Kitchen of Mamma

9. Rome: Pasta Cooking Class in the Kitchen of Mamma

Take a break from sightseeing the historic monuments of Rome and learn to cook like a modern-day Roman in Mamma's kitchen. Start with a trip to buy the ingredients with your chef teacher. Savor the delicious aromas of the food before making your way to the kitchen armed with your ingredients. Then, learn how to make homemade pasta using your fresh ingredients. Get hands-on tips about how to cook like a real Italian Mamma. Then, enjoy a leisurely lunch and a glass of local wine with your fellow amateur chefs. Leave with a full belly and some new recipes to amaze your family and friends back at home.

Rome: Italian Opera Concert and Traditional Dinner and Wine

10. Rome: Italian Opera Concert and Traditional Dinner and Wine

We would like to invite tourists visiting Rome to an opera concert presenting the most beautiful opera arias and the most famous melodies of classical music composed by the greatest Italian composers: Verdi, Rossini, Puccini, Bellini, Vivaldi, Leoncavallo and Mascagni. Moreover, you will be overjoyed by listening magic neapolitan songs. The program is presented by grand piano which accompany exceptional tenor and soprano soloist in opera arias and neapolitan songs. Concerts take place in magnificent Waldesian Church (via IV Novembre 107) with an exceptional acoustics. The church is situated in an historical building in the center of Rome, only 300 metres walk from Piazza Venezia. A romantic walk around Piazza Venezia and Pantheon after the concert will be a perfect culmination of the musical evening. After the concert we would like to invite you for regional dinner served in cozy, family, Italian restaurant - Enoteca Corsi (address: Via del Gesu 87/88, 00186 Rome). Enoteca Corsi restaurant is visited not only by tourists but also by Roman residents, which is the best recommendation of this place. The restaurant is situated closed to Pantheon and 7 minutes walk from the concert venue. Guests can choose from two menus Starter: Italian antipasto Main course: Mezzemaniche all'Amatriciana (pasta w bacon, tomato sauce & pecorino cheese) Or Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe (spaghetti pasta w pecorino cheese & black peppers) Second Course: Roasted veal with potatoes or Bufalo Mozzarella cheese with fresh tomatoes and basil Dessert: Home made dessert of the day Water, bread included in the price Since only the freshest produce is used, the menu is subject to variation. Concert program Tomaso Albinoni „Adagio” Antonio Vivaldi “Spring” from “The four seasons” Giacomo Puccini “Nessun dorma” from “Turandot” Ruggero Leoncavallo “Mattinata” Pietro Mascagni “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana Giuseppe Verdi “Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” from “La Traviata” Giuseppe Verdi “La Traviata” – overture Antonio Vivaldi “Summer” from “The four seasons” Giacomo Puccini “E lucevan le stelle” from “Tosca” Break Neapolitan song “Torna a Surriento” Antonio Vivaldi „Autumn” from „The four seasons” Giuseppe Verdi “Rigoletto Quartet”– overture Giacomo Puccini “Vissi d’arte” from “Tosca” Giuseppe Verdi “La donna è mobile” from “Rigoletto” Giacomo Puccini “O mio babbino caro” Giuseppe Verdi „Celeste Aida” from „Aida” Antonio Vivaldi „Winter” from „The four seasons” – Neapolitan song „O sole mio” Approximate duration (min.): 80 (with one break during which we serve unlimited wine for guests) Organizer reserves the right to modify the content of the program

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This was very fun, easy to follow instructions in a fun group setting, we had a blast. We met other people on vacation through the experience, it’s a memorable experience, highly recommend if you have kids or teens with you as well, they’ll love it.

Of all of the tours we booked in Rome, this was easily the best. Great food. Interesting bits of history. The guide was entertaining and passionate. High recommend.

Catia was wonderful and full of information! It was a great way to start our visit to Rome, exciting our appetite for more!

We had a great time and experience, our guide was great and the food excellent Thank you

Hassan was very nice, he knew all about pasta, it was a great and fun experience.