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  • Celebrity Spotlight: Real Housewife Caroline Manzo | Italia Living
    each of them at the same time They try laughs At dinner time it would probably be no But if its breakfast or lunch they put in their orders like I am a short order cook Generally its what I am making I make If Lauren is dieting I will do a variation of what I am making for her Do you prefer ravioli or manicotti Manicotti Where in Italy do you love to visit I love the Tuscany region What is a typical Sunday at the Manzo house Insanity It is whoever and whatever shows up Its food and everybody just hanging around Usually every time you see me were all in the kitchen The kitchen is the heart of our house I wanted to the kitchen to be the heart of our home and we had it specially designed to be that way Your favorite Italian romantic restaurant you and your husband love to go to We don t generally do the flowers and candlelight thing Its not so romantic but I just love Babbo Anywhere I am with him is romantic so it doesn t matter Do you watch any of the other Housewives shows Yes I do I watch them all Do you have a lot of friends I don t have a lot true friends but I have a ton of acquaintances I have very few friends people that I know that through thick and thin will be there for me What is your favorite holiday to cook for and what do you prepare Christmas Eve We do the traditional fish As you well know in the traditional Italian home on Christmas Eve the meal is primarily fish I don t eat seafood so I will cheat a little bit and make something else for me and my son who is allergic The meals go on forever What are your views on a career woman vs a real housewife Being a housewife is a job that never goes away It is 24 7 I think being a housewife and being mother is the most challenging job in the world It is a job at that at one time can make you want to pull your hair out and at other times gives you much gratification I don t think that there is another job on the planet that can give you that However I do have tremendous amount of respect for those the women that go out into the work force and work hard and become successful What do you do for yourself to escape from everyone I read I love to read Right now I am reading a booked called the Bucolic Plague Its about two men who are life partners that have decided to leave their perspective craziness in NYC and go on a farm and raise goats and make cheese It tells the story of their journey I find it very funny up lifting and entertaining You look better than ever what

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  • Celebrity Spotlight: Famed Food & Wine Entrepreneur Joe Bastianich | Italia Living
    to work I go to Eataly see what s happening work the lunch rush head to my office do some office work then off to make the rounds of some restaurants during dinner service I would normally stop by Otto then Babbo the final stop is Del Posto before heading home to bed What is your favorite sandwich American would be a classic BLT with extra mayo An Italian would be roasted veal breast with semolina bread dipped in pan drippings One pasta dish you can never get sick of I can never get enough of linguini with clam sauce or spaghetti carbonara Do you prefer red wine or white wine That is like asking do I prefer my male or female children but since you asked I would say if you re going to drink wine every day then white is the way to go It is suitable with more foods has less tannins and is usually served chilled which is a plus Do you and Mario Batali ever disagree on anything No we never disagree Just like a marriage in a long term partnership you pick your battles What do you like to do in your spare time other than the business you re in In my spare time I sing play guitar write songs train for triathlons and try to appreciate how lucky I am What can we all look forward to with the opening of EATALY in NYC Eataly will change the way that New York thinks about shopping for food and eating in restaurants Which one your restaurants holds a special place in your heart Becco on NYC Theatre Districts Restaurant Row was my first restaurant almost 20 years ago and it is going stronger than ever You never forget your first You and your family have created a culinary empire do you want your children to follow in your footsteps I hope my children will do whatever will make them happy If that is serving pasta and making wine then so be it What advice can you give to aspiring restaurant owners Don t confuse passion and business A restaurant must make money or it will close sooner or later No amount of art or passion can make up for lack of margin Any pointers you want to give the contestants of MASTERCHEFS The contestants who go far in Masterchef are able to combine technique skill and experience with passion Thru there culinary creations they are able to show us who they are It is not just about great food its standing out as a cook for America to see and by delivering a part of you on the plate Has your new health routine changed the way you approach food I am eating more simple pasta then ever I think that combined with exercise it s the magic food My advice is eat and run like a caveman Where do you see yourself in 20 years I will be living in Italy learning

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  • A Sit Down with Anthony Lombardi – A regular down to earth old-fashioned guy loving life | Italia Living
    I did it initially to meet girls Did any of your friends or family discourage or ridicule your choice of profession My family has always been supportive in everything I ve always done My friends were a little not discouraging but i got my balls busted a little from the guys with me being a straight guy and getting into the beauty business What is it like working with all women at The Gatsby Salon it seems it can get very catty and competitive with tons of drama I ve been working with primarily women my entire career So for me the cattiness and drama are just another day at the office But I can t say enough great things about all of them We have seen your temper flare on the show do you have a softer side It takes alot to see my temper But yes I do have a softer side Like when I m home with my wife and son and our dog What is a typical Sunday dinner in your home Sunday dinner consists of me Patti Ant jr my mom and dad and my sister brother in law and my nieces either at my house or my parents Big bowl of macaronis all the meat sausage pork braciole meatballs followed by a big bowl of salad Topped off with espresso and Sambuca and alot of love and laughter Do you prefer cannolis or cream puffs Cannolis all the way What is your favorite restaurant in New Jersey I gotta say that I have two Luce in Caldwell and The Belmont Tavern in Belleville Do you feel reality shows today shine a bad light of negativity on Italians in NJ Reality shows don t shine a bad light on Italians in NJ Certain Italians on reality shows shine a bad light on themselves Which celebrity you think needs an updated hair look and what would you do I would love to do a KeraSmooth anti frizz treatment on Sarah Jessica Parker Dont want to remove her curls but just wanna relax them a bit Is there one cast member of the Jersey Shore you d like to go out to dinner and drinks with Not really And i mean no disrespect to them i m sure they are all real lovely people but i m gonna be 38 and do i really need to be hanging out with them We are in different places If you were not a hairdresser what would you be doing If i said playing centerfield for the New York Mets would you believe me Seriously i think i would probably be doing something in the restaurant business What are the 3 biggest accomplishments in your life Becoming a husband becoming a father and opening my business One thing no one knows about you that would surprise us Anthony I still think that there is a future for me in the WWE as a professional wrestler even though i m 5

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  • Rosanne Lucarelli Archives | Italia Living
    Categories Arts Auto Yacht Celebrity Spotlight Fashion Finance Food Wine Home Garden Lifestyle Luxury Products Travel Wellness Featured Contributors Pietro s Italy Notable Merchants Links An Exclusive Interview with Actress Rosanne Lucarelli February 2012 By Italia Living Whether acting in diverse film roles or closing the deal on some of NYC s prime real estate her true love is Italian family memories Filed Under Arts Celebrity Spotlight Featured Tagged With

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  • Giada Valenti Making Her National Debut on PBS | Italia Living
    BeeGees Linda Ronstadt Dusty Springfield Roberta Flack Bread Domenico Modugno and many more Giada s voice and spirit touches the heart of her audience as she performs songs from multiple genres from the haunting ballad La Vie En Rose to the rock classic Light My Fire A natural storyteller Giada shares anecdotes and personal tales from her past creating a genuine connection with her audience Accompanied by a 26 piece orchestra Giada is costumed in stunning dresses that were specially made for her in Venice The extraordinary set design staging and décor feature elements that are typical of Venice The chandelier a focal point is made of 2 000 pieces of Venetian crystal and took nearly 16 hours to assemble FROM VENICE WITH LOVE features top notch production credits including arranger Chris Walden Andrea Bocelli Michael Buble Barbra Streisand Rihanna arranger Larry Gold Pink John Legend Aretha Franklin multi Grammy Award winning music producer Gregg Field Monica Mancini Gloria Estefan Arturo Sandoval Barbra Streisand television director Alex Coletti PBS specials for Josh Groban and Celtic Woman Christmas Tree Lighting at the White House and lighting designer Chris Landy Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and a GREAT PERFORMANCES Annie Lennox special for PBS Born and raised in Venice Italy Giada Valenti started to sing and play piano at the age of seven and began touring professionally with a band by age twelve She studied piano and music theory at the Santa Cecilia music school in Venice and received her music degree at the G Tartini in Trieste She also studied jazz with American singer Dawn Mitchell In Italy she has won several important music awards including the prestigious La Grande Occasione and Festival di Castrocaro While she was studying psychology at the University of Padova she met the love of her life and moved to The Netherlands She participated in the song contest San Remo New Talents in the World held annually for Italians living abroad and won with her pop ballad Solo Con Te Only With You This led her to a record contract with BMG Ariola in Europe and several hits on the charts as well as the use of her music in radio and television commercials In 2004 she moved to the U S and her self released CD Italian Signorina was launched to great reviews in December 2005 It featured the song Caruso that she performed on the red carpet at the New York City Columbus Day Parade in 2005 2006 and 2007 she has been featured in the parade every year since Producer Sonny Grosso and musical director Phil Ramone selected Giada for a role in the Broadway musical Be My Love based on the life story of tenor Mario Lanza In 2008 iTunes selected her version of the song Caruso as one of the 50 best songs in the Italian language In 2005 and 2006 she performed her own original shows La Dolce Vita Swings and Moonlight and Romance in sold out theaters in New

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  • The Magnificent Venetian Celebration of Carnival | Italia Living
    thousands of people each year to the city from around the world This most festive event has ancient origins Traditionally a celebration that greets the passing of winter into spring a period in which everything is apparently connected including the illusion of the more humble classes becoming similar to the powerful since everyone is disguised behind a mask The Carnival of Venice officially began in 1296 when the Senate of the Republic authorized the carnival with an edict declaring the day before Lent as a day of celebration After a break of almost two centuries the traditions of the carnival were recovered by the Municipality in 1980 and since then the event has been held with great success each year Always celebrated around a different underlying theme for the carnival each year from one of culture to that of pure spectacle For about two weeks St Mark s Square the theaters streets squares and public buildings become the protagonists of numerous initiatives and shows actors acrobats dancers and musicians bring a celebration atmosphere to the city for a few days which is similar to that of the XVII century Anyone wishing to sample aristocracy during the carnival can go to

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  • 10 of the Top Luxury Hotels in Italy | Italia Living
    the rooftop terrace An equipped gym and a spa offering a whirlpool tub a Turkish bath massages and treatments are also available Parking is free For all details visit www risorgimentoresort it Villas Resort Castiadas Among the most luxury destinations it is worth to mention the marvellous island of Sardinia located in the heart of the Mediterranean sea This island has plenty of luxury hotels and resorts However according to TripAdvisor there are three resorts which need to be visited and one of them is the Villas Resort in Castiadas in the province of Cagliari Set on white sand beaches in the area of Costa Rei on the South Coast of the island this classy Mediterranean style resort is a 2 km walk from the shops of Costa Rei and 4 km from the San Pietro beach The comfortable rooms offer flat screen TVs minibars and patios or balconies Indeed some offer sea views The 1 to 3 bedroom suites add living rooms and sofa beds while others have outdoor Jacuzzis with no added fee Room service is also available Breakfast and parking are free and there s a restaurant an American bar and a beach bar Facilities include a pool a hot tub a gym and sports facilities plus a kids club Babysitting and a spa are also available along with a fee For further details please check www villasresort it Resort Spa Le Dune Badesi Another luxury resort in Sardinia is immersed in Badesi Marina on the north coast of the island The Resort Spa is located between sand dunes and centuries old juniper tress Alongside its 496 bedrooms just a few minutes walk from a fine sandy beach the resort is divided into 5 hotels each with their own style All the rooms blast fashionable furnishings ceramic floors and astonishing view of the sea All units offer satellite TV and terraces Suites have separate sitting rooms and sofa beds Its restaurants range from an international buffet to a candlelit adults only eatery Bars pools tennis courts and a spa are also included For all the sport lovers several activities are also offered It is worth it to take part in their water based activities including a dive center and a sailing school The resort blasts a kids club and regular evening entertainment too A medical center and free parking are also available More information on www resortledune com sardinia Rosapetra Spa Resort Cortina d Ampezzo Luxury hotels suitable for all mountain lovers are also spread on the north of Italy A worthy example is the Rosapetra Spa Resort immersed in the picturesque scenery of Cortina d Ampezzo Set beneath the Dolomite mountains this high end hotel with a woodsy vibe is 2 4 km from the Cortina Golf course In about 15 minutes the Lake Misurina is also reachable Alongside covered bedheads and walls entirely made of wood and stone the rustic but elegant rooms come with several facilities such free Wi Fi and flat screens Most

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  • Special Travel Offer from Pietro's Italy for Italia Living Readers | Italia Living
    Italy is the fruit of the two passions Pietro Navarra has had since his youth when he lived in Bologna his passions for Italy and the United States of America As a matter of fact by combining these passions Pietro s Italy has become the most exclusive way to visit Italy and experience its unique treasures Pietro s Italy will make your business trip personal journey or honeymoon an enthralling and unforgettable experience To create your next Magical Vacation in Italy please contact email protected Toll Free Number 800 917 8503 When you contact Pietro s Italy mention Italia Living and once you book your vacation a complimentary dinner for two people in a local restaurant will reserved for you in one of the cities or towns you will be visiting www pietrositaly com Related Articles The Ultimate Artisans of Luxury Travel of Italy Holiday Gift Giving Suggestions from Italia Living The A List Da Ivo Venice Experience Italy the Kid Friendly Way with Adventures by Disney Pietro s Italy Launches Newly Redesigned Website and Special Offers Venice Districts and Boutique Hotels Travel Offer from Luxo Italia for Italia Living Readers Private Excursions of Italy Southern Tuscany s Secluded Coves

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