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28 08, 2012

Budget Dining in Rome, 2012 Edition

August 28th, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|31 Comments

Every now and again, I do a post dedicated to Rome dining advice inspired by readers. In the past week I have gotten quite a few emails from incoming abroad students inquiring about budget dining in Rome, so I thought now would be a good time to share some tips. My previous posts on the [...]

22 08, 2012

Rotterdam Street Food

August 22nd, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Holland|10 Comments

Ridiculously delicious brined herring. This week I’m spending a few days in Rotterdam with my friend Irene, who grew up in the city but now lives in Rome. The brief sojourn to her hometown is dedicated to both high and low dining, mainly street food of the fried persuasion. Herring has been included for good [...]

21 08, 2012

Lisbon Dining Round Up

August 21st, 2012|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Lisbon, Mamma Parla, Restaurants, Wine & Spirits|3 Comments

A lardy pork sandwich. Best thing I ate all week. Allow me to begin this post with an understatement. August is not an ideal month for visiting Lisbon. Even more so than my adopted city of Rome, most of the Portuguese capital shuts down in August, its residents flee to coastal villages, and most of [...]

17 08, 2012

Rome for Foodies Version 2.5.2 is Out

August 17th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine|2 Comments

The new version of Rome for Foodies is out now. We have improved the app based on user feedback and you will notice small tweaks and improved filtering in the new version. You can download it for iPhone, iPad and iPod here and if you like it I humbly ask that you rate it and/or [...]

16 08, 2012

Parla Food Talks Gelato With Eater

August 16th, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|0 Comments

This week Eater and I track down the best new natural gelato shops in Rome. These places buck the soulless mega-chain trend (I'm looking at you Grom!) and use quality ingredients to produce natural, healthy, and creative alternatives to the norm. Read the full story here.

13 08, 2012

Return To Hedone, London

August 13th, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, London, Rome & Lazio|0 Comments

Chef Mikael Jonsson and the team plating dishes. If there are meals worth a flight, then, by extension, there must also be meals worth missing one. For me, Hedone in West London falls into both categories. I returned to this shockingly underappreciated Chiswick restaurant last month after a nearly nine month absence (and on the [...]

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