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Matters of taste: Rome

I have found the absolute best place in Rome to eat lunch… that is if I don’t find somewhere even better on my next visit

By William Skidelsky   October 2010

Not long ago, I found myself in Rome for a couple of days. As is the case when I’m on my own in a foreign city, I set about finding the best possible place to eat. I scoured the internet, consulted guidebooks, canvassed friends for tips. Such quests, I’ve found, have a habit of ending in disappointment. Constraints of time and money get in the way; fêted restaurants turn out to be mediocre; and even the discovery of a really good place brings with it the nagging feeling that there may be an even better one just round the corner.

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