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20 04, 2016

More Tasting Rome Giveaways and Events!

2017-02-17T15:14:59+01:00April 20th, 2016|Categories: America, California, Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, New York City, Rome & Lazio|7 Comments

Tasting Rome came out three weeks ago and we are already going into our second printing! If you haven't already snagged a first edition, now's the time! And if you are already own Tasting Rome, we are giving away 6 bonus recipes. Just head on over to the Clarkson Potter site by April 21 and [...]

23 03, 2016

Tasting Rome East Coast Book Tour

2017-02-17T15:15:01+01:00March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, New York City|9 Comments

A mere two years after submitting the proposal for Tasting Rome (back in the day the working title was "Really Roman"), Kristina and I are about to release our cookbook into the wild. The official release date is Tuesday March 29, but Tasting Rome has already been spotted in a Parisian bookstore and I suspect [...]

25 02, 2016

Spirit of Scotland Whisky Festival in Rome March 5-6

2017-02-17T15:15:03+01:00February 25th, 2016|Categories: Cocktails, Katie Parla Events, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

Whisky probably isn't the first beverage you associate with Rome. If it made your top 10 I'd be surprised! But for years there has been a small but active community of whisky lovers in the Italian capital dedicated to promoting the spirit in its various incarnations. I first encountered this culture at the old Emporio [...]

3 01, 2016

Tasting Rome in Five Dishes at NYC’s Sessanta

2017-02-17T15:15:07+01:00January 3rd, 2016|Categories: Gastronomic Traditions, Katie Parla Events, Rome & Lazio|2 Comments

One of my supreme joys in life is collaborating with friends to create delicious food and beverage experiences. Two highlights of 2015 were doing a dinner series with the Vetri Family in Philly and a Rome-themed pizza and craft beer party with the team at Boulder's Pizzeria Locale. It's such a thrill to introduce people to [...]

18 12, 2015

Rome and Italy’s Immigrants

2017-02-17T15:15:09+01:00December 18th, 2015|Categories: Culture, Gastronomic Traditions, Katie Parla Events|0 Comments

Mandrione, an impoverished Italian immigrant neighborhood, circa 1960. “Semo romani de Roma! We are Romans from Rome!” I can’t tell you how many times I have heard Roman friends make this declaration. And true or not (and it’s often not), it’s an incredibly common claim. What it means in the local vernacular is that one’s [...]

26 10, 2015

Gabriele Bonci & Nick Anderer at NYC’s Chef’s Club

2017-02-17T15:15:11+01:00October 26th, 2015|Categories: Beer, Carbs, Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, Pizza|1 Comment

https://instagram.com/p/9L9oxOxe9M/?taken-by=chefsclubny Roman baker and pizzaiolo Gabriele Bonci of Pizzarium and Panifico Bonci is teaming up with Nick Anderer of NYC’s Marta and Maialino for a pizza-themed event next month. Gabriele and Nick will be cooking together for two nights only, November 13 and 14, at Chef’s Club by Food & Wine (275 Mulberry Street, NYC). [...]