Pompeii’s Thermopolium was closed from 79 BC until 2010.
After touring the site, visitors to the Thermopolium will be able to approach the counter to enjoy a tasting of snacks inspired by the flavors of Roman classic antiquity, including a very popular baked cheese with honey.
Thermopolia were quite common in Roman antiquity, being the equivalent of our current fast-food establishments, delis or food trucks, and offered the poor (who, for the most part, could not afford to have a kitchen in their own home) a cheap and simple solution to ease their hunger.
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