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26 08, 2016

How to Help Amatrice and Central Italy’s Earthquake Victims

August 26th, 2016|5 Comments

Gregorio Borgia/Associated Press Towns deep in central Italy's Apennines, including Amatrice, Accumoli, Pescara del Tronto, and Arquata del Tronto were struck with a devastating 6.2 earthquake earlier this week. This morning the death toll stands at 267 victims, a number that is expected to rise. Search, rescue and relief services are in desperate [...]

21 08, 2016

Please Vote For Me For Saveur Blog Award

August 21st, 2016|1 Comment

I am excited to announce that my blog has been nominated for a Saveur Blog Award! I am so grateful to all who nominated me and would be boundlessly appreciative if you took a moment to cast your vote for Parla Food in the Eat the World category. I'm up there with a lot of [...]

11 08, 2016

Food & Wine: Rome Restaurants’ New Takes on the Classics

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Rome is a city enamored with its past. From the outside, it might look like a place that rejects trends and approaches innovations with suspicion. But for a little over 27 centuries, Roman cuisine has been evolving slowly, drawing on local ingredients while being gently coaxed forward by culinary trendsetters in restaurant kitchens. These days, [...]

13 07, 2016

Where to Eat in Rome in August, 2016 Edition

July 13th, 2016|54 Comments

View Where to Eat in Rome in August in a larger map Visiting Rome in August used to mean eating badly or seldom, but things have changed in recent years (sadly due to the mounting economic crisis which no longer permits many businesses to shutter for a month) and now gastronomic-minded visitors need not compromise. Some great restaurants in Rome will be open for the entire month, so whether you want fine dining, the city’s best gricia, pizza, or some down-home […]

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.    

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