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The beauty of Rome needs little introduction – one of the most famous cities in the world, exuding history, art and some of the most iconic monuments, its reputation goes before it.
However, visitors traversing the city's bountiful attractions will undoubtedly be attracted by the heady scent of Roman cuisine, with dishes as famous as the monuments that surround them, others just waiting to be discovered.
If you take to the streets of Trastevere, the Ghetto, or Testaccio on a visit and find yourself seated in one of the many family-run trattorias you will undoubtedly want to immerse yourself in the extraordinary wealth of Roman food.
From world famous bucatini all'Amatriciana to sweet maritozzi with cream, not only will you eat like an emperor, but unlock emotions to rival those stirred by views of the Colosseum or the Basilica of Saint Peter.
However, if you want to avoid exposing yourself as the ubiquitous tourist and really live like a Roman, learn to order some of the best Roman dishes and pronounce them like an Italian with our guide below!
Simply listen, repeat, order and eat!
1. Bucatini all'Amatriciana
HOW TO ORDER THE DISH: