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Today’s festive and timely guest post comes from Dr. Paula Salvio of the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute. She shares old and new memories of a special deep fried Sicilian treat that is traditionally made on March 19 for the Feast of San Giuseppe. (more…)

Blind Pig

I don’t know about you, but I’m in the mood to read about beer. I have been spending some quality time in the US with friends, family and colleagues and am really enjoying the American craft beer scene. But I would be lying if I didn’t say I miss my favorite Roman watering holes, so I asked Jen Tarbox of Context Travel to submit a guest post on (more…)

The latest guest post from Parla Food intern Adrienne Foley: “Whether you’re feeling lethargic after window shopping on Via dei Condotti, or slightly overwhelmed by the tourist hordes in Piazza di Spagna, Pastificio is a convenient place for a carbohydrate pick-me-up. At 1pm sharp (more…)

Hungry and on a budget. That’s what I was when I came to Rome as a student in 1999. But back then, my lira went a whole lot farther than today’s euro. With this in mind, Parla Food is launching a “Rome on a Budget” series with the help of two University of California interns, Adrienne Foley and Alston Wen. (more…)

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 (more…)