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Mazzo restaurant in Rome |


Editor’s note: this review was written based on a visit in 2014 and may not reflect what’s currently happening at MAZZO. What follows is our first impression and you can scroll down to find links to more current reviews from other writers. 

Rome’s dining landscape, like its literal landscape, can sometimes seem burdened by antiquity. All the more notable is the growing renown of Mazzo, an intimate, informal, and defiantly youthful restaurant by chefs Francesca Barreca and Marco Baccanelli, who often operate under the adorable epithet of “The Fooders.” At Mazzo’s ten-seat communal table and test kitchen, located in the far-flung Centocelle district, the Fooders offer a confident and playful update of Roman cuisine, where precisely-executed grandmotherly classics like trippa al sugo are merely the basis for a more wide-reaching and cosmopolitan menu that changes nightly. >>Read More