//October
30 10, 2011

Nic Roome Rolls Out Roman Cookie

October 30th, 2011|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Katie Parla Events, Sweets & Dessert|3 Comments

I first became acquainted with Nic Roome back in February while researching a piece on Maltby Street for The Atlantic. I tasted his legendary madeleines, perfect renditions of the French favorite, made in his London kitchen. I nibbled one while waiting for a latte at Monmonth Coffee […]

28 10, 2011

Prufrock Coffee To Revive Traditional Cappuccino

October 28th, 2011|Categories: Katie Parla Events, London|3 Comments

Today Prufrock Coffee sent out an email containing the following joyous news: “Tomorrow the Traditional Cappuccino will appear on the Prufrock menu. The recipe has been developed in accordance with the Italian style: a drink made in thirds with simple presentation that honours […]

27 10, 2011

Arcangelo Dandini's London Pop-Up

October 27th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Katie Parla Events, London, Rome & Lazio|4 Comments

Last night Chef Arcangelo Dandini pulled off a successone. He served 72 guests at Young & Foodish’s Spaghetti Wednesday Pop-Up under less than ideal circumstances. Things got off to a bumpy start on Tuesday when Arcangelo’s sous chef Mahesh was stopped by Gatwick’s immigration […]

21 10, 2011

Rome Foodie Takes Pizza Party on the Road

October 21st, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, London, Pizza|3 Comments

What are you doing next weekend? Wanna hang out in London and drink coffee and eat pizza? That’s what I’ll be doing (giusto per cambiare!) on October 29. First, I’ll be bringing a little slice of Rome to London’s East End as the special guest of Young & Foodish’s “La Dolce Vita Pop Up”. We’ll [...]

19 10, 2011

Roma Sparita, From Hit List to Shit List

October 19th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |43 Comments

Photo by Michel Q There was a time when I loved Roma Sparita, a trattoria on the quiet side of Trastevere. Now I’m not going to point a finger at my beloved Bourdain, but the place got shady after Tony stopped by for a bowl of cacio e pepe on No Reservations. The place never [...]

17 10, 2011

Spotlight on Lazio Charity Benefit

October 17th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, Rome & Lazio|8 Comments

In spite of Saturday’s tragic events, 35 people gathered in Il Bacocco in Trastevere to celebrate Lazio’s enogastronomic bounty. I co-hosted this food and wine tasting with Hande Leimer of Vino Roma and we are so appreciative of everyone’s participation. We raised €250 for […]

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