Il Piccolo Mondo Restaurant Blog

Welcome to the Ristorante Il Piccolo Mondo blog! We are in the heart of Rome, a few steps away from via Veneto!
Here you’ll find articles, curiosities and follow-ups on our restaurants, the recipes of our Chef and much more.
We have a lot of stories to tell, so follow us to discover them, post by post, together with us!

End of year party in Rome between nature and music: shows, games and novelties

This time, New Year’s Eve is celebrated in Rome with 24 hours of music dedicated to the biodiversity of planet Earth. More than 1000 artists from all over the world will perform along five ecosystems between Circus Maximus and Lungotevere Aventino, in an area of about 70,000 square meters. In every habitat that is ice […]

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NEW YEAR’S EVE IN ROME 2020

Are you looking for an exclusive location to spend the night of New Year’s Eve in Rome? At the Piccolo Mondo you can relive the atmosphere of the “dolce vita”, celebrating in a beautiful restaurant near the famous Via Veneto. Our special New Year’s Eve menu, in perfect harmony between tradition and innovation, is waiting for you to […]

Puntarelle: the vegetable symbol of traditional Roman cuisine

Many people love puntarelle (chicory tops) for their crunchiness and unmistakable flavour. Often we see them on the market stalls and supermarkets already trimmed, with their characteristic curled shape that makes them unique. But what are puntarelle? They are the shoots, called “talli”, of a variety of the so-called catalogna chicory; the leaves surrounding them […]

Pasta and its many varieties

Pasta, like pizza, has made Italian cuisine famous throughout the world. In Italy there are many kinds of this product and they differ in ingredients, shapes, processes and methods of cooking. In addition, each recipe uses precise formats, so as to create a perfect combination of pasta and ingredients. The types of pasta vary from […]