31 05, 2012

Tiberio Er Quajaro in Quarticciolo

May 31st, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I visited Il Quagliaro (better known as Tiberio er Quajaro ar Quarticciolo), an old haunt in Rome’s eastern periphery. I used to go all the time when I lived in Villa Gordiani, but I hadn’t been back in a while, so I stopped by with my buddy Nick and his [...]

27 05, 2012

Boucherie Review in NYT Travel Section

May 27th, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, New Orleans, Restaurants, Travel|0 Comments

Photo from Boucherie home page In January, I paid a visit to my friends Nat and Meredith in their adopted hometown of New Orleans. They took me to their favorite neighborhood restaurant for dinner and our meal is the subject of this weekend's Bites column in the NYT. Read it here or in Sunday's Travel [...]

26 05, 2012

Gelateria Fatamorgana Opens in Monti

May 26th, 2012|Categories: Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|0 Comments

It was just ten days ago that I was lamenting the dearth of spectacular gelato in the center of Rome. Sure there are Gelateria del Teatro, Fior di Luna, and two locations where Claudio Torce’s gelato is sold. But most everything else out there is garbage. My neighborhood was particularly devoid of interesting gelato choices [...]

25 05, 2012

Rome for Foodies Version 2.0 Released

May 25th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Travel|0 Comments

It’s finally out there. After four months of brainstorming, redesign, and development, Rome for Foodies 2.0 has been released into the wild. If you already have RFF for your Apple device, you can update it for free. If not, get it in the App Store here (Sorry Android users! I wish I had something for [...]

25 05, 2012

Breakfast with Dominique Ansel

May 25th, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, New York City, Sweets & Dessert|0 Comments

This may look like a katieparla-sized portion, but I assure you I shared this feast with friends. For our last breakfast in NYC, Şemsa and I met Sara Rosso at Dominique Ansel’s bakery for coffee and pastries. And one flourless chocolate cookie. Ansel was the Executive Pastry Chef at Daniel, but you won’t find over [...]

24 05, 2012

Sunday at the New Amsterdam Market

May 24th, 2012|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, New York City|0 Comments

On Sunday, Mamma Parla, Şemsa and I paid a visit to the New Amsterdam Market in Lower Manhattan. I had been anxious to return since my first trip back in December and was excited to find some old favorites were back and in full effect. […]

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