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17 05, 2012

Straight Outta Sicily: Shannon's Strawberry and Lemon Granita

2017-02-17T15:18:01+01:00May 17th, 2012|Categories: Guest Post, Sicily, Sweets & Dessert, Travel|3 Comments

This week’s guest post comes from deep in the Italian south where Shannon Stecher, my friend, marathon training pal and former AAR resident is spending some quality time getting close to nature in my ancestral homeland of Sicily. Here’s what’s going down […]

17 05, 2012

Straight Outta Sicily: Shannon’s Strawberry and Lemon Granita

2017-02-17T15:18:01+01:00May 17th, 2012|Categories: Guest Post, Sicily, Sweets & Dessert, Travel|3 Comments

This week’s guest post comes from deep in the Italian south where Shannon Stecher, my friend, marathon training pal and former AAR resident is spending some quality time getting close to nature in my ancestral homeland of Sicily. Here’s what’s going down […]

30 03, 2012

In Rome’s Nomentana District, Gori Gelato Delights

2017-02-17T15:19:04+01:00March 30th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gelato, Guest Post, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|2 Comments

Photo by Jillian Wertheim Today’s post comes from Jillian, my gelato loving intern, who made the trip from her Trastevere apartment to Gori Gelato in northeastern Rome. Gori is one of my favorite places and I thought it would be fun for Jillian to make a pilgrimage to the brother-sister-owned gelateria near Piazza Sempione. [...]

30 03, 2012

In Rome's Nomentana District, Gori Gelato Delights

2017-02-17T15:19:01+01:00March 30th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gelato, Guest Post, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|2 Comments

Photo by Jillian Wertheim Today’s post comes from Jillian, my gelato loving intern, who made the trip from her Trastevere apartment to Gori Gelato in northeastern Rome. Gori is one of my favorite places and I thought it would be fun for Jillian to make a pilgrimage to the brother-sister-owned gelateria near Piazza Sempione. [...]

2 03, 2012

Mercato Trionfale Offers Great Food, Atmosphere Near the Vatican

2017-02-17T15:19:41+01:00March 2nd, 2012|Categories: Culture, Guest Post, Rome & Lazio|11 Comments

Today’s guest post comes from Jillian Wertheim, a UC Berkeley student currently studying abroad in Rome, a senior staff writer for The Daily Californian, and new Parla Food intern. I thought it would be fun to have a fresh perspective on eating, drinking, and shopping for food in Rome and Jillian will be scouring the [...]

26 01, 2012

Spicy Deliciousness

2017-02-17T15:20:40+01:00January 26th, 2012|Categories: Carbs, Guest Post, Pizza|0 Comments

Today’s post comes from Carson, my cousin’s eight-year-old son. He loves food, especially pizza, and was struck by this photo of Forno Colapicchioni’s pizza rossa picante when going through my iPhoto. I hope someday I have the chance to take him to this Roman bakery, but for now, we can just talk about it here [...]