In the hectic tourist zone just outside the Vatican, there’s a trendy little osteria that has somehow managed to hold onto its authentic charm. Don’t come here for a peaceful, civilized meal, because you won’t find it here: boisterous Romans pile inside at all hours of the day, chomping down cheap plates of delicious pasta and beating the heat with well-mixed cocktails. Sorpasso uses all-natural, locally produced foods, like rich Umbrian olive oils and hand-stuffed pork sausages. An extensive wine list and a passionate staff round out the experience. Don’t miss the oxtail ragu or the artichoke and pancetta pasta.
Built in the 1600's by Cardinal Girolamo I Colonna, Galleria Colonna remains a breathtaking example... Read more