Maria Pasquale is an award-winning food and travel writer based in Rome. She writes regularly for USA Today, CNN and Fodor’s and has bylines in Architectural Digest, The Telegraph, Fortune, La Cucina Italiana and La Repubblica. Her book, I Heart Rome is a love letter to the city she has called home for almost a decade. Maria’s second book, How to be Italian will be released internationally in October 2021. She blogs at heartrome.com and you can follow her adventures at @heartrome on Instagram.