Romans revel in the fact that Portuense is anything but pretentious. Demure and dignified, this reserved residential neighbourhood comprises pizzerias instead of famous piazzas. Portuense's simple street markets and large apartment complexes ensure that its residents eat well and sleep soundly–a difficult feat in one of the world's busiest and most beloved international cities.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
Residential and Reserved In Outer Rome
Portuense's Local Market
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Kristina Gill is a food photographer, food and drinks editor at Design*Sponge, and cookbook reviewer at Mattbites. While shooting Rome she was struck by how well some Roman neighbourhoods have preserved traditions and family businesses while others are in constant renewal.