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28 07, 2015

Italian Craft Beer Event at Philly’s Alla Spina

2017-02-17T15:15:18+01:00July 28th, 2015|Categories: America, Beer, Carbs, Katie Parla Events|0 Comments

Craft beer lovers of the Tri-State Area: come hang out with me in Philly August 8 and drink some Italian craft brews at Alla Spina! We’ll be pouring some fun beers and serving Rome-inspired snacks from 4:30-7pm. Entry is free–just pay as you go–and no reservations necessary! […]

6 02, 2015

Rome Themed Dinner at Amis in Philly February 18

2017-02-17T15:15:56+01:00February 6th, 2015|Categories: America, Food & Wine, Katie Parla Events, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|1 Comment

Join me and the team from Philly's Rome-inspired restaurant Amis for a very special dinner on February 18. Chefs Brad Spence, Ned Maddock and the crew are butchering a whole lamb for the feast and beverage director Steve Wildy will be pouring amazing beer, wine and liquors from Lazio. I'll be curating the meal and [...]

6 10, 2014

Justin Naylor Talks Opening a Farm to Table Restaurant

2017-02-17T15:16:07+01:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: America, Food & Wine, Interviews|1 Comment

Justin and Dillon Naylor on their farm. The latest Parla-Proust questionnaire features Justin Naylor, a former high school Latin teacher with whom I collaborated when he would bring his students to Rome from Wyoming Seminary in Pennsylvania. Justin recently resigned from his teaching gig to give his full attention to Old Tioga Farm, his farm [...]

29 01, 2014

Craft Beer Event at Alla Spina in Philly on February 17

2017-02-17T15:16:33+01:00January 29th, 2014|Categories: America, Beer, Culture, Katie Parla Events, Travel, Wine & Spirits|3 Comments

On February 17 from 7-9:30PM, join me at Alla Spina in Philadelphia for a casual tasting dedicated to the world of Italian craft beer. I will be co-hosting the event with the Temple University Craft Beer Enthusiasts. I have chosen the menu to reflect the styles and brewers which best represent quality production in Italy. [...]

13 11, 2012

Thanksgiving in Rome

2017-02-17T15:16:59+01:00November 13th, 2012|Categories: America, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Rome & Lazio|20 Comments

This is a turkey in Turkey. Thanksgiving is just over a week away and I’ve already placed my turkey order, arranged for cranberries to be smuggled into Italy, and begun assigning side dishes and desserts. This is such a fun and festive and fat time of the year I can hardly wait until November 24 [...]

4 10, 2012

AAR To Host “Zuppe” Book Signing with Mona Talbott and Alice Waters

2017-02-17T15:17:18+01:00October 4th, 2012|Categories: America, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Rome & Lazio|1 Comment

On November 3 from 11:30am-1pm, the American Academy in Rome will host a presentation and book signing of the Rome Sustainable Food Project’s second cookbook: ZUPPE – Soups from the kitchen of the American Academy in Rome – with chef, restaurateur, activist and author Alice Waters, RSFP founding chef and author Mona Talbott, photographer Annie [...]