The second sibling in the 'Gusto empire focuses on hearty traditional Roman fare. And why not? Romans are traditionalists and regionalists, so, when in Rome.... You may want to begin by choosing from the vast selection of 400 cheeses kept in the basement cellar, then from the various fritti (fried items), and moving on to pastas such as sheep's milk cheese and pepper spaghetti. Secondi are meats or grilled seafood items, highlighting the simplicity of the
cucina romana. The atmosphere is predictably buzzy, and the loft-like airy space is a refreshing change from the often dour standard found elsewhere.