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Here are four ladies, exhausted and beaten by the sun after a day of touring the Colosseum. We are waiting, impatiently, to eat a bowl of cacio e pepe at Restaurant X. Restaurant X is not the real name of the restaurant. It’s Roma Sparita actually. Anthony Bourdain put this restaurant on the map when he professed his love for Roma Sparita’s cacio e pepe on an episode of No Reservations. He… Read More

Why Roma? I married a man who keeps his promises, no matter what the cost.  It’s one of the many qualities I adore about him.  From the little everyday promises, like doing the dishes after dinner, to the even larger promises, most of which he will never take credit for. What does this have to do with our trip to Roma?  Everything. Years ago Paul and his mother went to Paris.  At… Read More