Rome

Two Eateries in Italy Extolling the Magic of EVOO

Filodolio in Rome and Olivia in Florence turn out culinary creations inspired by fresh ingredients and Italian olive oil excellence.

Extra Virgin Gelato Is All the Rage

Ice cream makers are using extra virgin olive oil as a substitute for fats traditionally used in gelato, and the results are excellent.
Special Report

In Naples, Pairing Pizza with Local EVOOs

Naples' renowned pizzeria La Notizia, organized a full-day event dedicated to pizza and olive oil. But not just any pizza, and not just any olive oil.

Monte Testaccio: Remnants of an Ancient Trade

One of the most vivid reminders of the thriving olive oil trade in antiquity is Monte Testaccio in Rome.
Olive Oil Times Special

‘L’Ulivone,’ Sabina’s Tree of the Ages

In a small town near Rome lives an awe-inspiring two-thousand-year-old olive tree.

Olive Oil Production in Rome

Cultivation and olive oil production have always been very deeply rooted in the culture of the Mediterranean peoples. From the 1st century AD, the emperors began to actively support the plantation of olive trees and the production of oil.
Special Report

Only Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Rome’s Forno Campo de’ Fiori

Ever wonder what kind of oil they use at your local pizzeria? At Rome's legendary Forno Campo de Fiori it's only fresh local extra virgin olive oil, and lots of it.

Zero Kilometer Olive Oils and More at Rome’s Urbana 47

Steps from the Coliseum Angelo Belli's "zero kilometer" kitchen has become a favorite for locals and traveling foodies seeking authentic regional cuisine.