Katie Parla Rome Local Expert

Katie Parla is a food and beverage educator, sommelier, and journalist. She has written and edited more than 20 books and her food criticism and travel writing have appeared in The New York Times, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Condé Nast Traveler, Saveur, Travel + Leisure and Wine Enthusiast. She is the author of the mobile apps Katie Parla's RomeKatie Parla's Istanbul, and the blog Parla Food. Katie leads private academic tours in Italy and Turkey.