Prix Fixe Podcast
Nov 16, 2021
Katie Parla is a Rome-based food and beverage journalist, culinary guide, educator, award-winning cookbook author, and Emmy nominated television host. She has written, edited, or contributed to more than 30 books and co-hosts Gola, a podcast about Italian food culture. Originally from New Jersey, she has an art history degree from Yale, a master’s degree in Italian Gastronomic Culture from the Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, a sommelier certificate from the Federazione Italiana Sommelier Albergatori Ristoratori, and an archeological speleology certification from the city of Rome.
Katie’s mission is to highlight great food and beverages, praise the people dedicated to feeding us well, and to get readers talking about what they are eating and drinking. She focuses special attention on Rome, where she lives, threats to local food culture, and critical reviews of restaurants and trends.
Her food criticism and travel writing have appeared in _The New York Times, The Guardian, The Financial Times, Saveur, Food & Wine, Condé Nast Traveler, Condé Nast Traveller UK, Bon Appétit, Travel + Leisure, Lucky Peach, Corriere della Sera, Imbibe, Monocle, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Olive, AFAR, Punch, Wine Enthusiast, National Geographic Traveler, Eater, Delicious, Epicurious, Serious Eats, Food Republic, The Atlantic, Gather Journal,_ and _The Sunday Times Magazine_.
Her titles “Eating & Drinking in Rome” (available for Kindle, Nook, and in PDF format), _National Geographic’s Walking Rome,__Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City,_ _Flour Lab: An At-Home Guide to Baking with Freshly Milled Grains_, _American Sfoglino: A Master Class in Homemade Pasta,_ and _Food of the Italian South: Recipes for Classic, Disappearing, and Lost Dishes_ are on sale now!
In her cookbook, _Food of the Italian South_, Katie shares rich recipes and historical and cultural insights that encapsulate the miles of rugged beaches, sheep-dotted mountains, meditatively quiet towns, and, most importantly, culinary traditions unique to this precious piece of Italy.
When not writing cookbooks or filing articles for publications like Saveur, Food & Wine, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Eater, and The New York Times, you can find Katie leading culinary walking tours of Rome and virtual wine tastings, cocktail seminar, and cooking classes.
* Katie's new cookbook:_ The Joy of Pizza_
* _Food of the Italian South_
* Katie's Virtual Wine Tastings, Cocktail Seminar, Walking Tours and Cooking Classes
* Listen to the GOLA podcast about Italian food and drinks culture on Apple or wherever you get your pods.
* Dining in Rome in August
* Clydz (Katie's dad's restaurant)
* Jerusalem by Yottam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
* Cantina Giardino
* _Tasting Rome_
* Flavio De Maio
* Ristorante Velevedotto
* Armando al Pantheon
* Cesare al Casaletto
* _Flour Lab_
* Clarkson Potter
* San Lorenzo
* Vincenzo Manzino
* Pasticceria Regoli
* Pizzarium Bonci
* La Tradizione
* Panificio Bonci
* Villa Pamphili
* Ma che siete venuti a fa
* Jungle Juice Brewing
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