Jennifer Campione

Living Italian Style Toronto

2012/05/30
Jennifer Campione, Living Italian Style Toronto
Jennifer Campione, Living Italian Style Toronto

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Nickname: Jen, J, JJ, Occupation: Teacher (TCDSB), Age: 25, Generation: Second, Mom & Dad from: Cattolica Eraclea, Sicily, Speaks: English & Italian, Raised in: Toronto

Passion
Travelling, reading and fitness

Clothes
Zara tank and cardigan, Jbrand jeans; Aldo shoes, Gucci jewellery

Favourite designer
Tom Ford

Boutique
BCBG

Restaurant
Spuntini, Yorkville

Favourite dish
Focaccia with arugula and tomatoes

Absolute must in the pantry
Green Tea and of course Nutella

Type of wine
Valpolicella or Amarone

Favourite Italian saying or quote
“E’ cosa buona!” (Nonno Joe)

Place you must go back to at least one more time in your life
Minoa Beach in Cattolica Eraclea

Favourite band or singer
Kings of Leon, Ramazzotti, Celentano

Italian soccer team
Palermo, but for my relationship’s sake - Forza AC Milan!

Sexiest Italian
Giancarlo Giannini

What you like most about Panoram
It portrays the past, present, and future of our Italian heritage and culture

Thing about you that would surprise most people
Other than my age? I write poetry

Best coffee in Toronto
Dark Horse Espresso Bar

Best pizza in Toronto
My nonna’s

You know you are Italian when or if
You have an Italian town association membership card in your wallet

Your fashion idol
Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel

Most common name in your family
Giuseppe/Joseph (10)

You know you were raised Italian when
You bring a deck of Italian cards to elementary school to play Scopa on “Play Day”

Favourite Italian song O
Innamorati by Toto Cutugno

Favourite Italian city/town
Taormina

Favourite thing about being Italian
The strong understanding and appreciation of family, love, and respect

Plans for the summer
Teaching summer school, travelling down South and spending time with the greatest family, friends, and boyfriend anyone could ever ask for!

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