Polpettone Alla Romana

Roman Meat Loaf

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2001

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Polpettone is the Monday special at Enoteca Corsi on the via del Gesù in Rome, but it’s an everyday affair at Bottega del Vino di Anacleto Bleve on the via Santa Maria del Pianto, the major shopping street in the Roman ghetto. With its cozy dining room and walls lined with cases of wine, this popular wine bar, run by Anacleto Bleve, is always packed at lunch. A refrigerated display cabinet holds the assorted salads, and a blackboard menu announces the d