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11 02, 2015

Where to Eat and Drink in Milan

February 11th, 2015|6 Comments

Although Milan has long been written off as a disappointing food destination (models and fashion moguls aren't known for their appetites), the dining scene has improved dramatically in the past few years and Milan's unsung food scene is among the most exciting in Italy right now. Here's what's new and noteworthy: Dining Rebelot del Pont: A [...]

24 07, 2014

Great Grandma Parla’s Pizza

July 24th, 2014|10 Comments

Papa Parla eating pizza* while driving down Flatbush Ave in Brooklyn. It’s a Parla tradition. Living so far from New Jersey has fewer benefits that I had originally predicted as a teenager. When I left home for college in 1998, I could’t escape fast enough. But as I have matured, I have become increasingly enamored of the Garden State. There are many things about my native land that I hold dear: tax free shopping […]

19 03, 2013

Sfinge and the Feast of San Giuseppe, Palermo

March 19th, 2013|4 Comments

Today’s festive and timely guest post comes from Dr. Paula Salvio of the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute. She shares old and new memories of a special deep fried Sicilian treat that is traditionally made on March 19 for the Feast of San Giuseppe. […]

12 02, 2013

Craft Beer and Burgers at Blind Pig in Rome

February 12th, 2013|6 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I’m in the mood to read about beer. I have been spending some quality time in the US with friends, family and colleagues and am really enjoying the American craft beer scene. But I would be lying if I didn’t say I miss my favorite Roman watering holes, so I asked Jen Tarbox of Context Travel to submit a guest post on […]

1 12, 2012

Rome on a Budget: Pastificio

December 1st, 2012|1 Comment

The latest guest post from Parla Food intern Adrienne Foley: “Whether you’re feeling lethargic after window shopping on Via dei Condotti, or slightly overwhelmed by the tourist hordes in Piazza di Spagna, Pastificio is a convenient place for a carbohydrate pick-me-up. At 1pm sharp […]

17 10, 2012

Rome on a Budget: Er Buchetto

October 17th, 2012|9 Comments

Hungry and on a budget. That’s what I was when I came to Rome as a student in 1999. But back then, my lira went a whole lot farther than today’s euro. With this in mind, Parla Food is launching a “Rome on a Budget” series with the help of two University of California interns, Adrienne Foley and Alston Wen. […]

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