12 07, 2016

Friselle, Baked Rings For Summertime, from Roscioli’s Cesare Agostini

July 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Cesare with Chad Robertson of Tartine Bakery (June 2016) It's hot in Rome and there are few places more oppressively infernal than the Metro B next to the ovens at Antico Forno Roscioli. I asked Cesare Agostini for some baker's tip for keeping cool; Cesare (24) came to Italy from Ottowa, Canada three years ago [...]

5 07, 2016

Follow me on Snapchat

July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Oh, hey! I'm on Snapchat! Follow me for snaps about Rome, food, travel, and LOTS of duck-faced selfies. Just kidding about that last one. You can add me by username (katieparla) or via the code here or above.    

4 07, 2016

Join Me for a Tasting Rome Night July 13 at Maialino in NYC

July 4th, 2016|0 Comments

I am so excited to team up with my buddy Nick Anderer and the Maialino crew in NYC for a special night dedicated to Tasting Rome! The team is just as in love with Rome as I am and we are thrilled to celebrate the Italian capital together. We'll be serving snacks and drinks from [...]

26 06, 2016

Mordi e Vai 2.0 Opens in Rome’s San Giovanni District

June 26th, 2016|2 Comments

Just under 3 years ago, Mara Cipriani and Sergio Esposito opened Mordi e Vai, a sandwich stall in the Testaccio Market. At the time, the couple was taking a huge risk. Street food (Rome-inspired and otherwise) hadn't had its moment yet (today, a so-called "strit fud" trend is in full swing) but Mara and Sergio were banking [...]

30 05, 2016

Eater’s Guide to the World

May 30th, 2016|4 Comments

Last week, Eater launched their first global guides, applying the popular Eater 38 model to cities all over the planet. You can find my Eater 38 for Rome here, which includes new spots like Tordo Matto, Sbanco, and Retrobottega alongside my longtime favorites. Frankly, coming up with 38 solid restaurant recommendations was tough and I [...]

23 05, 2016

Tasting Rome’s Polpette di Pollo (Chicken Meatballs)

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

A shot of last week's segment on WGN Chicago Under normal circumstances I wouldn't get excited about polpette di pollo (chicken meatballs). Chicken balls, perhaps (not that those are easy to find these days, even at my offal-centric butcher), but I'm a veal or pork meatball kinda lady. But these polpette di pollo, inspired by [...]

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