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Ancient Rome’s Street Food and Urban Kitchens

Season 3, Ep. 20

The Late Roman Republic and the Roman Empire were highly urbanized societies.

In order to function, the hungry citizens must be fed at all times.


So what did the Roman Citizen eat every day? How did they procure their foods in their busy cities?

How did the food of the slaves, the workers, the craftsmen and the senators differ? What was popular and cheaply available for the masses?

What was for dinner? And do we have any tasty recipes from 2000 years ago?

All this and more, answered in the latest archeogastronomical adventure!


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