Rome Walking Tours
Food and Wine

Your Own Italy offers a range of culinary adventures and wine tours of Rome. You can learn to shop for and cook classic Italian dishes … indulge your palate … or stroll through the vineyards of Italy. Choose from below or contact us for a customized private walking tour.
Italian bruschetta and pasta dish served on outdoor table

You’ll meet your private chef at the local open-air market and enjoy shopping for, and tasting as you go along, the various ingredients for your agreed upon Italian recipe. After ingredients have been chosen and purchased, you’ll enjoy preparing the meal in a cozy kitchen in a quintessential neighborhood of the Eternal City. You’ll learn about the origin of the various ingredients of your meal, if they are seasonal and how they have become part of the Italian food culture. Your chef will top off the experience by demonstrating how to make one of the most popular desserts, Tiramisu’ !

Display of fruits at an open-air market in Rome

Your guide will pick you up at your hotel to enjoy Rome's lovely morning atmosphere. The Campo dei Fiori was once a field of flowers but was paved in 1456 by papal order and became a site of public executions, including that of Giordano Bruno, the Italian philosopher burnt at the stake for heresy in 1600. Today it is a lively morning market and evening gathering place. Towards the river is the former Jewish ghetto with the breathtaking ruins of Octavia’s Porticus, a monumental marble embellished by columns and flanked by temples to Juno and Jupiter, constructed by Augustus Caesar in honor of...