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What do you do and why do you do it?
I help non profit organizations to raise funds online. I work for the best creative agency in Italy Latte Creative.
You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?
Creep - Radiohead, Zombie - Cranberries, One - U2, Closing Time - Semisonic - Baby just cares for me - Nina Simone
What are the best TV shows of all time?
Dexter, Friends and Sex and the City
Name some spots in Rome that are good for a Tinder date.
Monti - I tre scalini, Monti - Piazza della Madonna, Testaccio (the market), Flaminio - "Little London", Flaminio - Maxxi, Villa Pamphili - during the sunset, Villa Medici, The Gianicolo during the sunrise.. Sabaudia during the weekend.
Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?
Monti - Kokoro, Prati - 40°, Prati - Guja, Historic Center - COS,
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?
Enjoy the sunrise from the hills, take a long coffee seated in some quite cafè in the center and reading the newspaper.
What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Rome and where did you get it?
Last week "the Trapizzino" at Testaccio
Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Rome that you particularly like?
Bistrot del Cortile, in Flaminio a real French spot in Rome (very hidden)
What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Rome? How much did it cost and what did you get there?
"Felice" - I had the best dinner ever, the tiramisù at the end just made me cry. (40€ per person) Fregene "Controvento" Fish dishes, amazing (60€ per person)
What restaurant in Rome looks crap, but the food’s amazing?
All the old Pizzerias - L'economica, L'archetto, Formula 1...
Where can you get the best cocktail in Rome? Which one do you like?
Spritz - Ombralonga in Centocelle
Where would you take your partner in Rome if you wanted to really pamper them?
Fori Imperiali and Pantheon under the sun and at the end to the bar Chicco D'oro to have a nice and fresh "Granita double cream with coffee".
Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?
Supplì - oh my god! I couldn't live without
What’s the one place you think is overrated in Rome?
A lot, but the first is the gelateria "Old bridge," only tourist go there
What are the Rome spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
Pantheon, Cappella Sistina, San Pietro, MAXXI, GNAM, Villa Borghese, Villa Pamphilji
Tomorrow’s your last day in Rome. How do you spend it?
Taking my scooter and: have breakfast at Castroni with cornetto and cappuccino, have a walk around the city center, have lunch at the mercato Testaccio with Panino con Allesso, it would also be great to go by the sea and have an aperitivo.
What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?
San Francisco, always cool :-) easy to bike, because you can get on the bus when you're tired...