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27 03, 2016

Piatto Romano, Cucina Romana in Testaccio

March 27th, 2016|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |0 Comments

Off all the districts in central Rome, Testaccio is the one best known as a bastion of local food culture--chalk it up to its ancient identity as a bustling marketplace for olive oil, its retired slaughterhouse, a lively produce market, and its many many restaurants serving the cucina romana. Rome-dwellers and visitors alike all have [...]

23 03, 2016

Tasting Rome East Coast Book Tour

March 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 [...]

21 03, 2016

On the Hunt for Roman Style Pizza in NYC: Sullivan Street Bakery

March 21st, 2016|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, New York City, Pizza, Rome & Lazio, Travel, Videos|0 Comments

Join me and Conde Nast Traveler for a visit to my friend Jim Lahey's Sullivan Street Bakery for a peek at what makes his pizza rossa the best in the city! You can check out the first installment in this series here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOAwHEXjkks

12 03, 2016

On the Hunt for Roman Style Pizza in NYC: Marta

March 12th, 2016|Categories: Carbs, New York City, Pizza, Travel, Videos|1 Comment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lkQGf2QfE0 The March issue of Conde Nast Traveler features Tasting Rome and a fun (if brief!) Rome guide by me and my pal Mario Batali. As part of their book coverage, CNT asked me to track down Rome-style pizza places in NYC. Here's the first installment, a visit to Marta in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood where [...]

10 03, 2016

Win a Copy Of SPRITZ by Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseau

March 10th, 2016|Categories: Cocktails, Gastronomic Traditions, Wine & Spirits|5 Comments

My wonderful and talented friends Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseau, founding editors of PUNCH, made a beautiful book about a beloved beverage and the culture that surrounds it. Spritz will be released into the wild on Tuesday March 15 and I want you to have it. I will be giving away 5 copies of this [...]

4 03, 2016

Les Vignerons Natural Wine Shop Moves to Trastevere

March 4th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|Tags: |1 Comment

Trastevere's wine scene just got a whole lot more interesting. For years, it has been dominated by Bernabei (not to be confused with the awesome norcino), a retailer and distributor that stocks boring and/or industrial wines and creates banal wine lists for many restaurants in the neighborhood. Bernabei's borderline monopoly isn't going anywhere, but at [...]

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