9 02, 2016

Where should I eat in Rome? Naples? Istanbul? Elsewhere?

2016-02-09T17:15:43+01:00February 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Katie has many resources for dining and drinking in Italy and beyond. You'll find her Rome tips on her blog (especially this post) as well as in her many articles and books, and e-book. She also has two mobile apps for iOS devices ("Katie Parla's Rome" and "Katie Parla's Istanbul" and a number of online city guides.

7 01, 2016

How does service differ in Rome compared to the States?

2016-01-07T17:22:47+01:00January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

In Rome, service can vary wildly from friendly and flawless to disorganized and inept. Katie has experienced the former at simple trattorias and the latter in fine dining establishments. In general, though, service is competent and friendly, but perhaps less so than in the US, where servers work for tips. It is also less efficient [...]