Katie Parla is a Rome-based food and beverage educator and journalist. Her latest book, Food of the Italian South, details the classic, lost, and disappearing dishes of Molise, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Puglia. For her first appearance on HRN Happy Hour, we talk pizza, Roman tours, her New Jersey roots, and more. Plus, we get the inside scoop on where Katie’s next book project is taking her, and it involves some Italian island-hopping….

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