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The Bay Area ~ Day 2

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It all started with Bruschetta Is TV glamorous? You tell me – waking up at 4:45 a.m. to jump in the car at 5:30 to drive over an hour 10 to arrive at a furniture store for a cooking segment interview – thrilled yet? Actually I thought it was great fun. There is something exhilarating about live TV, plus when …

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First there was “Julie & Julia”…

  See and download the full gallery on posterous And now there is “Mark and Marcella” …well, almost…  While the book is being laid out and designed in West Virginia, I have been gathering endorsements/”blurbs” for the back cover. As I have written in the past, Biba Caggiano has written a blurb and several others are still in process. Recently, …

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Lights, Camera…

Play it again~ The response to my video on dishKarma has been wonderful, so wonderful in fact that it has been dishKarma’s featured video since March 1—and it is the 24th today. For those of you who haven’t seen it, I thought I’d drop it here on Beyond the Pasta for you to enjoy. If you haven’t checked out the …

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Here’s Johnny~

See and download the full gallery on posterous Zu, Zu, Zu~ “Scusi, Senore.” “Si?” “Una domanda. Conosce il ristorante Cantina Do Mori ?” “Mmmm, no. Ha l’indirizzo?” “Si, si, si.” Asking for directions in Italian can be a daunting task. It requires you to remember the words for “left”  “right”  “around the corner”  “across”  “in front of”  “the next block.” …

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Romeo. Romeo. Wherefore art thou, Romeo?

See and download the full gallery on posterous Day 5: Verona~ Having worked at a theatre specializing in Shakespeare for over 20 years, it is no surprise that the first thing that comes to my mind when hearing “Verona” is the tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet. I know—predictable. Luckily, it was one of the last things we concerned ourselves …

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“Beyond the Pasta” takes a step forward~

Biba Caggiano says, “Mark, you have captured the essence of the Italian people.” via biba-restaurant.com “Beyond the Pasta: 28 Days of Recipes, Language, and Life with an Italian Family” is a labor of love for me at the moment. The book is a travelogue/memoir/cookbook with each “chapter” being a daily entry based on the e-mails I sent home from Viterbo …

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