Top 10 Food Markets in Rome

Italy, Rome Guide (B): Top 10 Food Markets in Rome

Of all the things Italy is most famous for (cars, music, fashion, movies, etc.), food is, undoubtedly, top of the list. Rome may well not be the whole Italy, but no Italy is whole without Rome... And the Romans, much as all their fellow-Italians, like it "fresco", hence the abundance of street markets ("mercati") in Rome, some of which have been in place since ancient times. For centuries, locals (and, as of recently, knowledgeable tourists as well) have rushed there each morning to grab some freshly harvested fruit & vegetables to pair with most delicious meats, spices, cheeses and olive oils, always present in great variety. This guide is to help those who intend to follow the old proverb - "when in Rome, do as the Romans do" - and explore the market scene of the Eternal City.

The friendly farmers' market is a treasure trove of local delicacies. Every vendor subscribes to the "0km" rule which means that all of their produce comes from Lazio. There is a huge variety of cheeses, cured meats, vegetables, pots of honey, mushrooms and other delicacies, and what's great is that you don't have to go home to eat it! At the back of the market there is an outdoor seating area where you can feast on your fresh bread and cheese, washed down with a regional wine served in cups by the door. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 10 Food Markets in Rome
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Campagna Amica Market at Circo Massimo   Campo de' Fiori Market   Esquilino Market   Piazza San Cosimato Market   Piazza dell'Unita Market   Testaccio Market   Savoia Market   Nomentano Market   Ex Mattatoio Market   Gianicolense Market  
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