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[{"address":"Trapizzino | Mercato Centrale Roma","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":41.898730164247944,"longitude":12.50371425},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Roman Street Food Delights: Trapizzino**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F3.jpg?alt=media&token=0e478abf-5db3-4d1d-a628-64a79fe4d614"},{"type":"text","content":"Hey there, travelers! Are you ready to discover the hidden culinary gems of Rome? Welcome to Trapizzino at Mercato Centrale, your next stop on the self-guided tour through Rome's foodie scene.\n\nDid you know that Trapizzino is a unique culinary creation that originated right here in Rome? Imagine a combination of pizza, calzone, and sandwich...sounds delicious, right?\n\nAs a foodie and travel enthusiast like you, I have to say that one of the best ways to get to know a city is by exploring its food and hidden culinary gems. And Trapizzino is definitely one of them.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F33.jpg?alt=media&token=7da511dd-11ac-413a-a276-1bf060dfef78"},{"type":"text","content":"The best part about Trapizzino at Mercato Centrale is that you get to experience the famous Roman street food in a modern and cozy indoor market setting.\n\nI hope you're ready to indulge your taste buds! Try their oozy, cheesy fillings like slow-cooked oxtail, crispy chicken with celery root puree, or fish with tender leeks. Trust me, every bite is pure heaven.\n\nIf you're in the mood for something sweet, try their mouth-watering ricotta cream and chocolate filling.\n\nAs a local guide, I am proud to share with you the secrets of Rome's culinary scene. Now, lean in closer and let me tell you something special.\n\nLegend has it that food writer and chef, Marco Gallotta, invented Trapizzino while in his kitchen experimenting with new recipes. A few years later, he opened the first Trapizzino shop in Rome, and it quickly became the talk of the town.\n\nSo, let's indulge our taste buds and try this beloved Roman street food at Trapizzino. Don't forget to take your time exploring the market and discovering other foodie gems that it has to offer.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F333.jpg?alt=media&token=313e39cb-fbd2-471a-8c8c-afa42d94a8d4"},{"type":"text","content":"Okay, if you are done here, let's move on to our next stop. But before you go, tell me, what did you think of Trapizzino? Any favorites? Share your experience with me!"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 11 am–11 pm\nTuesday 11 am–11 pm\nWednesday 11 am–11 pm\nThursday 11 am–11 pm\nFriday 11 am–12 am\nSaturday 11 am–12 am\nSunday 11 am–11 pm"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website","content":"http://www.trapizzino.it/i-gusti/?utm_source=googlemaps&utm_campaign=Local&utm_medium=organic&utm_content=link_menu_gmaps"}]},{"address":"Regoli Pasticceria","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":41.894897214246015,"longitude":12.50095530000002},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Sweet Temptations: Regoli Pasticceria, Rome**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F1.jpg?alt=media&token=bbab42dc-22f0-4a7a-89a2-2bc1cb90b3fa"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Regoli Pasticceria, home to some of the most unforgettable treats and sweets in all of Rome! Did you know that Regoli has been a local institution since the 19th century, serving up delicious cakes, pastries and biscuits to generations of families and visitors? As the saying goes,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"it's not a trip to Rome without a visit to Regoli!\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"Personally, I always tell my friends to try the maritozzi - soft, pillowy buns filled with fresh whipped cream. It’s a delicious Roman treat that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Don't forget to pair your pastry with a cappuccino, that way you can indulge like a true Roman."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F11.jpg?alt=media&token=a70e141d-0db3-45d0-8a9a-dd8185d9242c"},{"type":"text","content":"Regoli Pasticceria represents the quintessential Italian café, with waiters shouting orders and the aroma of freshly brewed espresso wafting through the air, it’s truly a local experience that should not be missed. When you pass through the doors, let yourself be transported back in time and take a moment to soak up the ambiance.\n\nBefore you go, let me tell you a secret that only locals know - if you stop by in the late afternoon, you might just be lucky enough to catch a taste of the warm, freshly baked sfolgliatelle, you only have to ask for \"una sfolgliatella appena sfornata.\" Trust me, it's worth a try!\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F111.jpg?alt=media&token=09ff515b-166a-446a-95df-97b4e3e7851a"},{"type":"text","content":"Ok, if you are done here let's move on, but don't forget to try some of the handmade biscuits to take home with you as a souvenir. Let's keep exploring Rome's culinary delights."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 7 am–7:30 pm\nTuesday Closed\nWednesday 7 am–7:30 pm\nThursday 7 am–7:30 pm\nFriday 7 am–7:30 pm\nSaturday 7 am–7:30 pm\nSunday 7 am–7:30 pm"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website","content":"http://www.pasticceriaregoli.com/"}]},{"address":"Testaccio market","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":41.877569264237344,"longitude":12.473811949999973},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Vibrant Food Bazaar: Testaccio Market, Rome**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F2.jpg?alt=media&token=3341f9f4-16d3-4bd1-985e-830dcc8a4331"},{"type":"text","content":"Hello and welcome to the Testaccio Market, one of the most vibrant and bustling markets in Rome. Did you know that this market has been a staple of the Testaccio district for over a century? It's a true window into Roman culture, where locals come to shop for fresh produce, meats, and cheeses, and visitors can get a taste of traditional Roman cuisine.\n\nAs Davide Scabin, a famous Italian chef once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Italian food is all about letting the ingredients speak for themselves.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"And that's exactly what you'll experience as you explore the Testaccio Market. Right in front of us, you'll find an array of colorful stalls filled with fresh and flavorful ingredients, just waiting to be transformed into delicious meals."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F22.jpg?alt=media&token=84350624-9eba-4bb7-9a3c-6909244b9541"},{"type":"text","content":"As we stroll through the market, take a deep breath and let the aroma of spices and herbs fill your senses. Don't be afraid to ask the vendors for recommendations or even a taste of their specialties. They're always happy to help and eager to share their love of food with visitors.\n\nIn addition to the traditional produce, meats, and cheeses, there are also many other unique items to discover at the market, such as rare spices, handmade pasta, and artisanal gelato. There's even a section dedicated to vintage and rare wines, perfect for those who love a good glass of vino.\n\nAs we wander through the market, I'll share with you some insider tips and stories about the vendors and the history of the market, making your experience here even more memorable. So take your time and soak in the atmosphere. And when you're ready, we'll move on to our next stop on this delicious culinary adventure.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F222.jpg?alt=media&token=8c148e01-e55c-4fec-9322-c9cedb645d13"},{"type":"text","content":"Remember, it's not just about the food, it's about the culture and the people who make it. So let's continue this journey and see what other hidden gems Rome has in store for us."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 7 am–2:30 pm\nTuesday 7 am–2:30 pm\nWednesday 7 am–2:30 pm\nThursday 7 am–2:30 pm\nFriday 7 am–2:30 pm\nSaturday 7 am–3:30 pm\nSunday Closed"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website","content":"http://www.mercatoditestaccio.it/"}]},{"address":"Il Goccetto","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":41.89780106424748,"longitude":12.467351950000003},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Wine Lover's Haven: Il Goccetto, Rome**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F6.jpg?alt=media&token=b5abe97a-b499-4595-8e5c-a49b358ff57f"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Il Goccetto, one of my favourite stops on this tour! Did you know that this charming wine bar dates back to the 1920s? It's loaded with history and authentic Italian culture, ensuring an unforgettable experience. As the famous Roman poet, Horace, once said,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Good wine is a good familiar creature, if well-used.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"and this is definitely the case at Il Goccetto.\n\nAs a wine lover myself, I'm excited to share with you some of the most unique and flavourful wines this city has to offer. From rich reds to crisp whites, this stop is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Not only does Il Goccetto boast an extensive selection of local and foreign wines, but the staff are incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about their craft. They're always willing to share their expertise, so don't be afraid to ask for their recommendations.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F66.jpg?alt=media&token=a865d372-8d24-4152-9ba4-ead6317946fc"},{"type":"text","content":"But Il Goccetto isn't just a wine bar, it's a one-stop-shop for all things Italian. Whether you're looking to try some authentic Italian spirits or indulge in some delicious antipasti, this spot has got you covered. I highly recommend trying the bruschetta, it's simply divine.\n\nMake sure to take a moment to soak in the cosy ambiance of the place. Admire the rustic wooden shelving and the carefully curated décor that transports you back to another time. Take a seat at the bar and chat with the friendly bartender, or find a cozy corner and enjoy some quiet moments with your drink.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F666.jpg?alt=media&token=4b8e0d15-4e29-44c6-ab1f-b8e2d6a733f4"},{"type":"text","content":"Ok, if you're done here, let's move on to the next stop on our culinary adventure. But don't worry, there's plenty more to explore in this vibrant city, so let's get going!"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 5 pm–12 am\nTuesday 12 pm–12 am\nWednesday 12 pm–12 am\nThursday 12 pm–12 am\nFriday 12 pm–12 am\nSaturday 12 pm–12 am\nSunday Closed"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website","content":"https://goo.gl/maps/V21vK8x4snuz63pd6"}]},{"address":"Jerry Thomas Speakeasy","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":41.89796406424756,"longitude":12.467942949999982},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Secret Cocktails, Jerry Thomas, Rome**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F7.jpg?alt=media&token=788faa66-380f-4ca2-a97b-dbd40d01e826"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to the Jerry Thomas Speakeasy, the hidden gem of Rome's nightlife scene. Can you believe that we are standing in the footsteps of history, in a former speakeasy that once catered to Rome's elites during the prohibition era?\n\nAs the famous bartender Jerry Thomas once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"What is life without a cocktail?\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"Well, at this stop, you'll have the opportunity to experience some of the most inventive and creative cocktails in the city."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F77.jpg?alt=media&token=23f12d23-ab95-47ea-a593-e7131d477e0f"},{"type":"text","content":"As your personal guide, let me share a little secret with you. If you're looking for a unique experience, ask the bartender to make you a custom-made cocktail based on your preferences. Trust me, you won't be disappointed.\n\nOh, and don't forget to take a peek at the ceiling, with its intricate mosaic design. It's one of my favorite features of the speakeasy.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F777.jpg?alt=media&token=1165eaf5-a95c-4920-8fe7-39c10244764d"},{"type":"text","content":"After you've savored your cocktail and admired the beautiful ceiling, let's move on to the next stop in our culinary tour of Rome. But before we do, take a moment to soak in the atmosphere of this unique and historic spot."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\n\nMonday 9 pm–4:30 am\nTuesday 9 pm–4:30 am\nWednesday 9 pm–4:30 am\nThursday 9 pm–4:30 am\nFriday 9 pm–4:30 am\nSaturday 9 pm–4:30 am\nSunday 9 pm–3:30 am\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website","content":"https://www.thejerrythomasproject.it/"}]},{"address":"Gelateria dei Gracchi","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":41.909373864253276,"longitude":12.467106249999977},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Ice Cream Paradise: Gelateria dei Gracchi, Rome**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F5.jpg?alt=media&token=17a08235-e7b4-432d-9ffb-f3357e7955b9"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Gelateria dei Gracchi, where you will get to taste some of the best gelato in Rome. Did you know that this place was named after a famous Roman politician, Gaius Gracchus? The owner of the Gelateria dei Gracchi, Gianpaolo Valli, chose the name to pay homage to the politician who fought for the rights of the common people."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F55.jpg?alt=media&token=5a51639f-f510-4cde-b6bc-df8cba88752c"},{"type":"text","content":"As a guide, I know that exploring the gastronomy of a new place is an essential part of traveling. A quick fun fact about Italian cuisine: did you know that there is no such thing as \"Italian cuisine\"? The cuisine varies from region to region.\n\nNow, let's delve into the sweet world of gelato. As someone who loves this delicacy, I can tell you first hand that this is one of the best places to enjoy authentic Italian gelato. Unlike ice cream, gelato has a denser texture, but it is still creamy and has less fat than the former. As Kate Hunter said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"The fascination with gelato lies in its texture and intensity of flavor.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"As you look around, you'll see an array of flavors from classic Italian flavors like nocciola (hazelnut) and stracciatella (chocolate chip) to unique flavors like black sesame and ricotta with figs. Be sure to try their signature flavor, \"Carapina\", a vanilla-based gelato with a twist.\n\nBefore I let you indulge in your sweet treat, here's a tip for you: did you know that Italians eat gelato for breakfast? So if you're feeling adventurous, go ahead and have some breakfast gelato!\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F555.jpg?alt=media&token=22d356c0-3490-4d01-aeaf-8395b82e49d3"},{"type":"text","content":"Take your time and savor the taste. If you're ready to continue our journey, you'll find our next stop just a few minutes away. Enjoy!"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 11:30 am–12 am\nTuesday 11:30 am–12 am\nWednesday 11:30 am–12 am\nThursday 11:30 am–12 am\nFriday 11:30 am–12 am\nSaturday 11:30 am–12 am\nSunday 11:30 am–12 am"}]},{"address":"Panificio Bonci","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":41.911525664254356,"longitude":12.45358030000002},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Artisan Bread Mastery: Panificio Bonci, Rome**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F4.jpg?alt=media&token=b39f9047-8a8b-4869-9bc1-d360f82251bf"},{"type":"text","content":"Greetings, fellow foodies! Welcome to Panificio Bonci, a must-visit stop on our culinary adventure through Rome. Do you know what makes this bakery so special? Well, let me tell you, the freshest baked goods are made daily from locally sourced ingredients, paired with signature secret recipes! As the famous chef Thomas Keller once said,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Great cooking is about being inspired by the simple things around you.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"This statement couldn't be more true of Panificio Bonci, where the simplicity of fresh ingredients is elevated to culinary heights."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F44.jpg?alt=media&token=4bdb7e6c-602d-43fd-8410-b316deb3c3fa"},{"type":"text","content":"Now, imagine the aroma of freshly-baked bread and pastries wafting from the oven and the sight of colorful fruit tarts and savory quiches stacked up in the display case. It's as if you're transported to a delicious dreamland! Whether you're in the mood for a quick snack or a hearty breakfast, all of your cravings will be satisfied here. And don't forget to try their famous pizza bianca! Trust me; your taste buds will thank you.\n\nAs a local and food enthusiast, I promise you won't find a better bakery in Rome with such an impressive selection of baked goods. Don't forget to ask the staff for recommendations on what to try—a little insider tip can go a long way! And who knows, you might even get lucky and snag a special deal or a discount.-\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FRs6nuC5SyX3CDDs9vlUG%2F444.jpg?alt=media&token=44b0e180-6b34-4e92-98e3-255e1ec1d61c"},{"type":"text","content":"This is just one of the many stops on our culinary journey, so take your time and explore! If you're feeling peckish, grab a snack, and if you're ready to move on, we have more exciting stops ahead. Remember to immerse yourself in the local flavors and sights; that's what makes this tour a truly unforgettable experience. So put on your walking shoes and let's keep exploring. Buon appetito!"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 8:45 am–8:30 pm\nTuesday 8:45 am–3 pm, 5–8:30 pm\nWednesday 8:45 am–3 pm, 5–8:30 pm\nThursday 8:45 am–3 pm, 5–8:30 pm\nFriday 8:45 am–8:30 pm\nSaturday 8:45 am–8:30 pm\nSunday Closed"},{"type":"link","title":"Location","content":"https://goo.gl/maps/KuLwF2yAoQ4DecZt6"}]}]
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