The name means “Up and Down” and refers to both the dumbwaiter that the staff uses for receiving dishes from the basement kitchen and to the seating upstairs and downstairs from the main dining room. Traditional Roman dishes, such as cacio e pepe, spaghetti alla carbonara, and sweetbread-centered secondi (such as trippa alla romana) headline the menu, but seasonal dishes, such as risotto al radicchio, offer regulars (of which there are many) a break from the mainstays of la cucina romana. “Accogliente” (cozy, friendly) is not a typical characteristic of these streets between Vatican City and Castel Sant'Angelo, but it is how we would describe Su e Giù's family-friendly atmosphere.