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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 here. (more…)

pizza champagne pizzarium

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. (more…)

cristina bowerman

This week we hear from Cristina Bowerman, chef and owner of Glass, a one Michelin star restaurant in Trastevere. Bowerman is also the chef and owner at Romeo, which opened in Prati in November 2012. (more…)

In the latest collaborative effort between Parla Food and Kat Tan Conte of Zero the One, I visit my absolute favorite neighborhood in Rome for snacking and food shopping. The Trionfale district, which is located just north of the Vatican has stellar bakeries, a legendary pizza by the slice joint and the city’s best market.

Jhon Regefalk
John is real hard to spell. Apparently.

This week we hear from John Regefalk, sous chef at Metamorfosi, one-time Nordic Food Lab stagiaire, caper pickler, occasional urban forager and sometimes Parla Food contributor. (more…)