Posts about beer.

27 05, 2015

Save the Dates: Pizza Parties, Underground Excursions & More!

2017-02-17T15:15:24+01:00May 27th, 2015|Categories: Beer, Carbs, Culture, Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, Pizza, Underground|0 Comments

I am super excited to announce some upcoming summer events! On July 22, I will be hosting a pizza party at Razza in Jersey City, NJ with Dan Richer, baker extraordinaire. We will be serving Dan's famous bread and butter, pizzas, and farm fresh salads alongside some stellar artisanal beers. We are going to let [...]

22 05, 2015

Stavio: Craft Beer and Natural Wine in Rome

2017-02-17T15:15:24+01:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Beer, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|Tags: |1 Comment

For the past decade or so, the area just south of the center between Stazione Trastevere and the Tiber River has been undergoing a slow transformation. There are condos in an old mill, new bike paths, and at least one three-story gym. It feels like another world. But Rome is like that […]

20 11, 2014

New PUNCH City Guides!

2017-02-17T15:16:05+01:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: Beer, Culture, Food & Wine, London, Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|3 Comments

Illustration by Jen Kruch for PUNCH. I am super excited/honored/elated to be a part of the new PUNCH city guides, which give the low down on where to drink wine, cocktails and craft beer in cities across the globe. Check out my Rome guide and London contributions, then poke around the PUNCH site for brilliant [...]

1 02, 2014

Super Bowl Boozing

2017-02-17T15:16:33+01:00February 1st, 2014|Categories: Beer, Food & Wine, Interviews, Pizza, Wine & Spirits|4 Comments

This morning on NPR’s Weekend Edition, I spoke to host Scott Simon about which beverages to pair with pizza during Sunday’s Superbowl XLVIII festivities. I eat tons* of Neapolitan-style Margherita and pair it with a classical method sparkling wine, either Champagne or Franciacorta, to enhance the gustatory experience. […]

29 01, 2014

Craft Beer Event at Alla Spina in Philly on February 17

2017-02-17T15:16:33+01:00January 29th, 2014|Categories: America, Beer, Culture, Katie Parla Events, Travel, Wine & Spirits|3 Comments

On February 17 from 7-9:30PM, join me at Alla Spina in Philadelphia for a casual tasting dedicated to the world of Italian craft beer. I will be co-hosting the event with the Temple University Craft Beer Enthusiasts. I have chosen the menu to reflect the styles and brewers which best represent quality production in Italy. [...]

9 01, 2014

Pro Loco DOL in Rome’s Centocelle

2017-02-17T15:16:35+01:00January 9th, 2014|Categories: Beer, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget, Wine & Spirits|Tags: |2 Comments

The already very awesome Centocelle district in eastern Rome got even better in November when the much-loved and long-established Lazio-centric alimentari DOL (Di Origine Laziale) outgrew its original location and moved down the block. DOL, which specializes in products from the supremely under-appreciated […]