1 08, 2015

Rome’s Pasticceria Regoli, 100 Years of History

2017-02-17T15:15:18+01:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert, Videos|3 Comments

In the latest installment of the YouTube series "KP's Rome", I visit Pasticceria Regoli, a city institution that will celebrate its 100-year anniversary next year. Regoli opened in 1916 when the current owner's grandparents moved to Rome from Tuscany. They slowly transitioned from charcoal sales to food service and today the pasticceria is one of [...]

22 07, 2015

Rome’s Esquiline District

2017-02-17T15:15:19+01:00July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Rome & Lazio, Videos|1 Comment

Equal parts 19th century elegance and urban decay, the intriguing Esquiline district is a multicultural hub located near Rome's Termini Station and a short distance from the Forum and Colosseum. Its main square (Piazza Vittorio), eclectic market, and transport connections make it a natural destination for Rome dwellers of all sorts. Produced by: Katie Parla; [...]

20 03, 2015

The New Testaccio Market

2017-02-17T15:15:50+01:00March 20th, 2015|Categories: Gastronomic Traditions, Markets, Rome & Lazio, Travel, Videos|4 Comments

The nearly three year old Testaccio Market is new by Roman standards. When it opened in the summer of 2012, fans of the original market were skeptical of the modern space that had moved away from Piazza Testaccio in the heart of the district. The inauguration of an American budget steakhouse and terrible sushi restaurant [...]

5 02, 2015

Where to Eat & Drink in Rome’s Centro Storico

2017-02-17T15:15:57+01:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Videos, Wine & Spirits|3 Comments

Rome’s historic center is a dense and overwhelming place where tourist traps and fabulous food venues stand side by side. With a bit of strategizing, you can eat and drink really well in the Centro Storico. In the latest installment of my YouTube series KP’s Rome, I visit a few of my favorite places to [...]

21 10, 2014

Katie Parla’s Rome: Trastevere

2017-02-17T15:16:06+01:00October 21st, 2014|Categories: Rome & Lazio, Travel, Videos|5 Comments

Just across the Tiber River from the historical center, Trastevere was the neighborhood where foreigners and worshipers of foreign cults dwelled during early Roman times. Its charming maze of medieval streets and picturesque squares make it the ideal setting to discover Rome’s growth and development through ancient, medieval, and modern times.