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A Restaurant Guy

“I’ve told so many people that [Restaurant Guys Radio] is basically Car Talk for Food, and I mean that in the most positive way. I don’t know how often you guys listen to Car Talk but that’s quite a compliment.” >> Listen: hi | lo

--Charlie Trotter

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Stage Left
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Joe Gannascoli

Joe Gannascoli is an experienced actor, chef and culinary entrepreneur. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and became a professional chef at 24. Following attempt at starting an acting career, he opened a restaurant in Bay Ridge, where he eventually became a "food fence," moving stolen goods through his restaurant to pay off gambling debts. Joe recently garnered critical accolades as well as major media spotlight for his portrayal of Vito Spatafore (aka "Gay Vito") on the massively successful HBO series The Sopranos. He is here today to talk about his appearance at The New Jersey State Fair.

Podcast Date: 6/26/2007

The Restaurant Guys

Who Are The Restaurant Guys? Every week, Francis Schott and Mark Pascal host the Restaurant Guys, a show that's as informative as it is fun. Francis and Mark own Stage Left Restaurant in the heart of New Brunswick's theatre district, and, along with their expertise in a wide range of fine dining and wine matters, they bring to the table humor and intelligent conversation, perfect for the midday listener. The show includes discussions and interviews with famous chefs, restaurateurs, wine and food writers, critics; and the Guys even give stuff away occasionally.