27 02, 2016

Second Edition of Walking Rome Guidebook Out March 1!

2017-02-17T15:15:03+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Categories: Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio|7 Comments

It's not every month that two of my books come out so I'm pretty excited about March's imminent arrival! Tasting Rome will hit bookstores across North America March 29 but first, the second edition of National Geographic’s Walking Rome will be released into the wild Tuesday March 1. The book includes 15 curated walking itineraries [...]

25 02, 2016

Spirit of Scotland Whisky Festival in Rome March 5-6

2017-02-17T15:15:03+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Categories: Cocktails, Katie Parla Events, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

Whisky probably isn't the first beverage you associate with Rome. If it made your top 10 I'd be surprised! But for years there has been a small but active community of whisky lovers in the Italian capital dedicated to promoting the spirit in its various incarnations. I first encountered this culture at the old Emporio [...]

23 02, 2016

Chris Behr’s American Menu at Litro February 29

2017-02-17T15:15:04+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: America, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|0 Comments

Photo from Alain Elkann Interviews. As if to reinforce just how rare such an occasion is, Chef Chris Behr has chosen Monday February 29 to serve a delicious American menu at Litro in Rome's Monteverde district. A native of New Jersey, Chris is the head chef of the Rome Sustainable Food Project, an initiative founded [...]

23 02, 2016

Maritozzi Quaresimali, Rome’s Lenten Buns

2017-02-17T15:15:04+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|4 Comments

Maritozzi con la panna at Regoli (Rome's year-round buns) Rome's maritozzi con la panna, butter-based leavened buns, are having a moment. Well, not really, its just that now there is one more place in town (Roscioli Caffè) that sells them. They used to be a pretty common breakfast food in Rome, but that all started [...]

12 02, 2016

Armando Al Pantheon in Rome

2017-02-17T15:15:04+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Interviews, Press & Articles, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |3 Comments

Claudio and his cookbook, which recounts the history of Armando al Pantheon through recipes. Claudio Gargioli is in his kitchen six days a week, buttoned into his graphite hued chef’s coat, occasionally emerging to greet regulars. You can see him from the dining room, moving around a broad iron stove, tossing pasta in warped aluminum [...]

10 02, 2016

Rome’s Essential Dishes

2017-02-17T15:15:05+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Markets, Meat, Offal, Pizza, Pork, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice, Sweets & Dessert|5 Comments

Whether you're in Rome for 24 hours or 24 years, it's essential to know exactly what to order. There may not be anything spontaneous or whimsical about planning exactly what you're going to eat in advance, but trust me what I tell you it is a critical feature of eating well in the Italian capital. [...]

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