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Alessandro and Elena will be delighted to bring you on a culinary journey to taste some authentic flavors of the Roman cuisine, while sharing a hearty conversation together with you over the dining table. If you are simply on a leisure trip to Rome on your own, or with your loved ones, we will be happy to open up our home to you and arrange a dining experience to enjoy tog ether. 

Alessandro and Elena will choose only fresh ingredients to prepare top dishes for you to enjoy. You have the following choices:

Appetizer:
Crostini Romani (a crunchy bread with anchovies and provola cheese)  or
Bruschetta (a crunchy bread with tomatoes).

First course:
Spaghetti with cheese and pepper or
Spaghetti with garlic, extra virgin olive oil and chili pepper or
Spaghetti with basil pesto or
Spaghetti alla Carbonara (with eggs, bacon, cheese, pepper and chili pepper) or
Rigatoni alla Amatriciana (with bacon, tomatoes and chili pepper) or
Fettuccine with porcini mushrooms or
Lasagne bolognesi or
Mezze maniche with cream cheese and sausages or
Risotto with artichokes.

Second course:
Sliced chicken with orange or
Pork steak in red wine or
Meatloaf with pistachios or
Slices of beef with rocket and cheese or
Chicken with herbs and spices or
Meatballs in tomato sauce or
Rolls of beef with tomato sauce or
Eggplant Parmesan.

Sides:
Coleslaw with cherry tomatoes and carrots or
Vegetables gratin or
Grilled vegetables or
Fennel salad with oranges and olives or
Cabbage and anchovy salad or
Mixed salad or
Sauteed chicory or
Beet or
Spinach.

Dessert:
Tony's muffins (with cinnamon and jam, without butter, milk and yeast) or
Roll with hazelnut cream or
Caprese (chocolate and almond cake) or
Brownies or
Cheesecake or
Tart with jam.

Wine is included.

This dining experience will be at Alessandro and Elena's home, so you will get to have a real local experience of what it is like to dine with an Italian family. The house is located a short distance away from the Vatican City and St.Peter's, in a beautiful area. In the summer, we can have dinner together at the garden or the rooftop from where it is possible to enjoy the Roman skyline, over the Vatican city. 

Locations visited
Piazza Navona
Trevi Fountain
BonAppetour Rome
Overview
Enjoy a gourmet dinner in a local Roman chef's home during this evening outing in Rome. Meet Alessandro, a chef and sommelier, at his flat for a 4-course meal with wine pairings and maybe some homemade limoncello (in season). With your small group of fellow food-loving travelers, share a table and discuss travel, food, cinema and books. Get inside tips on Rome's off-the-beaten-path attractions and restaurants from your local hosts and enjoy this intimate, unique and delicious experience.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a gourmet dinner in a local Roman chef's home
  • Meet Alessandro, a chef and sommelier, at his flat for a 4-course meal with wine pairings
  • With your small group of fellow food-loving travelers, share a table and discuss travel, food, cinema and books
  • Get inside tips on Rome's off-the-beaten-path attractions and restaurants from your local hosts
  • Enjoy this intimate, unique and delicious experience
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Reviewed 11 August 2018
Real Roman BBQ

My family and I really enjoyed the Real Roman BBQ dinner with Alessandro (Tony). He made us feel welcome in his home and shared with us his family history with the property. The bruschetta he made was AMAZING and all of the food was fantastic....More

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 25 July 2018
Enjoyable experience, highly recommended

We booked a four-course dinner at Alessandro's home restaurant via BonAppetour. It was a great opportunity to experience a genuine home-cooked meal with a local host, in a non-touristy neighbourhood (albeit not far from the Vatican). From the start, communication with Alessandro was very easy...More

Thank P T
Reviewed 13 June 2018
We highly recommend an evening with Alessandro & Elena.

We had a terrific evening with Alessandro and Elena. We are Americans from the Midwest (though my grandparents immigrated from Northern Italy in the early 1900s) and have traveled to Italy almost yearly for the past 20 years. We have been blessed to have been...More

Thank Italy-Nipote
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing dinner in Rome with Alessandro

My husband and I booked a dinner meal through Bon Appetour with Alessandro at his home outside Vatican City. We were in communication for many months and Alessandro was always responsive. He even gave me great suggestions on local restaurants to book during our time...More

Thank CABIKENUT
Reviewed 25 May 2018
Exceptional Dining Experience!

This was probably the highlight of our dining experiences in Rome. We had made arrangements thru BonAppetour. BonAppetour lets you discover amazing food experiences and events. They offer everything from food tours, cooking classes, bar crawls, dinner parties, and much more. This was our first...More

Thank Maggi713
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