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The Roman Wine Company Off License
Via Veio, 4 (corner of via Appia Nuova, San Giovanni)
Tel: 0677250130
Open: Monday to Saturday 10am to 10pm
Scusi... Wait, he speaks English! Overwhelmed by Roman wineshops and annoyed by the people that staff them? Just come on over to San Giovanni and Johnnie will help you out. Rome's only Irish-owned fully stocked liquor carries a vast selection of Italian wines as well as beers and liquors from around the world. There is also a full-service website with free delivery in Rome.

Cinecittà Due
Via Vincenzo Lamaro
Open: 10am-8pm. Closed Sundays and Mon. mornings
Nothing like the malls in the US, but it's a pretty decent Shopping Center with more than 100 stores.

Porta Portese Market
Porta Portese and via Portuense (Trastevere)
Open Sundays from 8am to about 2pm (varies)
Rome's most famous outdoor market. Don't buy anything of value and watch for pickpockets.

The Bread Tree
Via Santa Maria del Pianto, 19 (near Study Center)
Open: 9am- 7:30pm
Considered one of the best health food shops. Anything from tofu to organic juices, vegetarian burgers to health cosmetics.

Jewish Bakery
Via di Portico d'Ottavia, 1 (Centro Storico - Ghetto)
Rome's most famous Jewish bakery; making fresh Jewish specialties
daily. Get there early in the morning to find the best selection.

Via Sannio Market
Via Sannio, 19 (San Giovanni - near the Basilica and metro stop)
Open: 10am- 12:30pm; Everyday except Sundays
Great clothes market; Everything from new to second hand clothing.