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27 04, 2016

Where to Eat, Drink & Shop for Books in North America

April 27th, 2016|Categories: America, California, City Guides, Cocktails, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Meat, New Haven, New Orleans, New York City, Pizza, Pork, Restaurants, Sweets & Dessert, Travel, Wine & Spirits|2 Comments

One of the many perks of a 22-city book tour includes never being hungry. As I criss-cross the United States and Canada, I get to explore all sorts of incredible regional North American cuisine, cocktails, and craft brewing. Aside from a few sad airport breakfasts, I have been loving the food on the road and [...]

20 04, 2016

More Tasting Rome Giveaways and Events!

April 20th, 2016|Categories: America, California, Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, New York City, Rome & Lazio|7 Comments

Tasting Rome came out three weeks ago and we are already going into our second printing! If you haven't already snagged a first edition, now's the time! And if you are already own Tasting Rome, we are giving away 6 bonus recipes. Just head on over to the Clarkson Potter site by April 21 and [...]

17 04, 2016

Try Pizzarelle, Rome’s Fried Matzo Fritters, For Passover

April 17th, 2016|Categories: Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Jewish/Kosher, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|1 Comment

A few days a year, Boccione "Il Forno del Ghetto," the generations-old kosher bakery on Via Portico d'Ottavia, sells pizzarelle. The bakers make them only during Passover, and due to restrictions on working, the bakery is closed during most of the holiday. If you time it right, this highly seasonal specialty can be yours. Otherwise, [...]

11 04, 2016

Cazzimperio Meets Co.’s Anchovy Mousse

April 11th, 2016|Categories: Fish, Food & Wine, Recipes, Rome & Lazio|2 Comments

Last week at the Tasting Rome book party at Co., master baker Jim Lahey's pizzeria in Chelsea, chef Mark Barbire served dishes from and inspired by the cookbook. The tongue with green sauce was amazing and the pizzas were delectable, but one item really stole the show: the anchovy mousse served with heirloom carrots and [...]

11 04, 2016

Rome Easter Dining 2017 Edition

April 11th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|32 Comments

UPDATED FOR 2017! Pasqua (Easter Sunday) and Pasquetta (Easter Monday) are just around the corner. I can almost smell the whole lamb roasting away in the oven. If you are visiting Rome during Easter and aren't able to partake in the traditional Easter lamb feast in someone's home, don't fret! There are some delicious places [...]

10 04, 2016

Tasting Rome Giveaway…And This Time It’s Global!

April 10th, 2016|Categories: Recipes, Rome & Lazio, Uncategorized|82 Comments

I love giving stuff away but unfortunately the big Tasting Rome box giveaway (in progress until Monday at noon EST) was for US residents only. Sorry about that, but shipping food across national boundaries creates all sorts of messes! For those of you who want to get your hands on a complimentary first edition of [...]

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