When Marcella Hazan Eats at Olive Garden, She Needs Whisky


Somehow, USA Today writer Jim Cox has managed to get Marcella and Victor Hazan to dine with him at Olive Garden–to test out the restaurant’s claim that it offers authentic Italian food. How does it go? How do you think it goes? Tortellini in Bolognese, lobster spaghetti, sad faces, and glasses of Jack Daniels ensue.

[USA Today]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 12, 2009

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