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To dorm or not to dorm – some Beehive tips

Back in 1999 when we started The Beehive, we were strictly a hostel with dormitory rooms and bunk beds.  Soon after, because of demand and our own desire to expand, we added private rooms.  In 2002 when we moved to … Continue reading

24 June 2014 Accommodation, Beehive rooms, Budget, Communal, Dorm, Rome

Piazza del Popolo

  Many visitors to Rome are eager to rush to Piazza Navona, but I prefer the spaciousness of Piazza del Popolo. On the north-side of the piazza is Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo and tucked away in a corner chapel … Continue reading

3 June 2014 Art, Churches, History, Musings, Piazza del Popolo, Rome

Our Chef’s Cooperative: Hayley North

Chef Hayley North joined our chef’s cooperative this past July and serves up delicious and creative vegan and raw in our cafe on Friday evenings from 7:00-9:30pm.  Along with raw chef Matteo Morozzo she also puts on special raw food … Continue reading

8 January 2014 Food, Organic, Raw, Rome, Vegan

Our Chef’s Cooperative Profiles: Paola Haas

The most recent chef to join our cooperative is Paola Haas – originally from Mexico and Rome resident for many years.  She serves up traditional and authentic vegetarian Latin American food on Sundays from 7-9:30pm.  She also has vegan and … Continue reading

26 November 2013 Food, Latin American, Mexican, Organic, Rome, Vegan, Vegetarian

The Beehive Cafe – a Chef’s Cooperative

Our cafe at The Beehive has evolved a lot over the years – first from a simple breakfast room and then into a guerrilla style vegetarian restaurant serving lunch and dinner without set prices.  We called it the “Cucina Karmica” … Continue reading

21 November 2013 Food, Organic, Rome, Vegan, Vegetarian