23 05, 2014

Alec Talks Food Writing

2017-02-17T15:16:16+01:00May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Interviews|2 Comments

The subject of this week’s overdue and long-awaited Parla Food Proust-inspired questionnaire is Alec Lobrano, a Connecticut native, who moved to Paris in 1986 via NYC and London. He served as European Correspondent for Gourmet from 1999-2009, and is a regular contributor to the world’s top food and […]

13 05, 2014

24 Hours in Rome? Here’s How I’d Spend It

2017-02-17T15:16:17+01:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Food & Wine, Interviews, Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio, Travel|4 Comments

Image from Design*Sponge Deep fried cornetti, bawdy food frescoes and a stiff drink are my idea of a good time. Today on Design*Sponge, I share where I get my fill of all this and then some. Read my full guide for 24 hours in Rome here.

11 03, 2014

I’ll Drink to That!

2017-02-17T15:16:28+01:00March 11th, 2014|Categories: Food & Wine, Interviews, Rome & Lazio, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

Photo from "I'll Drink to That" Facebook page. During my trip to the States last month, I dropped in on Levi Dalton, host of my favorite podcast, "I'll Drink to That". We had a blast talking about food and wine in Rome, Turkish prohibition and more. Stream the episode from Levi's website or download from [...]

20 02, 2014

Roman Boozing on HRN’s “In the Drink”

2017-02-17T15:16:31+01:00February 20th, 2014|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Interviews, Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget, Travel, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

This morning I had the great privilege of being on Heritage Radio Network’s “In the Drink” with Joe Campanale. Joe’s show delves into the world of wine and cocktails and today we chatted about Roman craft cocktails and contemporary culture, as well as the wines and beers from Lazio. You can listen to the show [...]

1 02, 2014

Super Bowl Boozing

2017-02-17T15:16:33+01:00February 1st, 2014|Categories: Beer, Food & Wine, Interviews, Pizza, Wine & Spirits|4 Comments

This morning on NPR’s Weekend Edition, I spoke to host Scott Simon about which beverages to pair with pizza during Sunday’s Superbowl XLVIII festivities. I eat tons* of Neapolitan-style Margherita and pair it with a classical method sparkling wine, either Champagne or Franciacorta, to enhance the gustatory experience. […]