Jessica & Sara Taddio

2012/03/30

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Age: 22 - Occupation: Pursuing music on a national and local level. Their long list of achievements includes appearing in a commercial for CTV, performing the national anthem at the Bell Centre and taking center stage at Club Soda. They have recently begun working on a music program for youth in the community. You can stay updated with Sara and Jessica by visiting their YouTube channel www.youtube.com/user/vestro1 - Generation: Third Nonni on dad’s side from: San Mango, Avellino - Nonni on mom’s side from: Teramo, Abruzzo - Speak: English, French & Italian - Raised in: RDP

JESSICA

Nickname
Jessi-cat, kiki

Clothes
Top created by me made by nonna Sabina, Cheap Monday pants, Beyond the Rack shoes

Boutique
Editorial

Designer
Chloe

Fashion idol
Brigitte Bardot

Passion
Singing

Goal in life
Be happy, make music and create

Favourite thing about being a twin
Knowing Sara is incomplete without me

Thing about you that would surprise most people
I can sing opera

Pet peeve
Talking with your mouth full, bad manners and  the list goes on...

Restaurant
Stuzzichi

Favourite dish
Anything my mom makes

Best caffè in Montreal
Vasco de Gama

Favourite aperitivo or vino
The very alcoholic water...

Best nightclub in Montréal
I’ll let you know when I find it

Flavour of gelato
Pear

Italian saying or quote
I don’t want to do“brutta figura”

You know you are Italian when or if
You can’t tell your nonna you’ve been a vegetarian for 8 years

Last time you went to Italy
2004

Musical preference
Robyn, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder

Sexiest Italian
Sophia Loren

Best Italian song
Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu

Best Italian district in Montréal
Little Italy

Best way to feel Italian in Montréal
Performing in Little Italy during Italian week

How long have you been reading Panoram?
Since the beginning

What you like most about Panoram
Being enlightened about our community

Best memory growing up Italian-Canadian
Winning Superfantastico

Favourite thing about being Italian
Whispering in Italian in front of others hoping they won’t understand

 

SARA

Nickname
Saya, Sari

Clothes
Villainous Vintage pants, Sparkle and Fade top, Aldo shoes

Boutique
Off the Hook

Designer
Balmain

Fashion idol
My Nonna Mena

Passion
Creating

Goal in life
Being active and involved in things that inspire me

Favourite thing about being a twin
Reading Jessica’s thoughts

Thing about you that would surprise most people
I never watch chick flicks

Pet peeve
Jessica’s long list of pet peeves

Restaurant
Ristorante Lucca

Favourite dish
Anything Chef Giacomina makes

Best caffè in Montréal
I’m caffeine free. Camomile is my favourite tisane

Favourite aperitivo
H2O

Describe your ideal night out in Montréal
Discovering new corners ofMontreal to fall in love with

Sexiest Italian
Monica Bellucci

You know you are Italian when or if
You constantly refer to things making you Italian

Last time you went to Italy
2004

Bennett or Sinatra
Sinatra

Favourite Italian city
Teramo

Flavour of gelato
Granita

Musical preference
Beyonce, Jessie J, Lupe Fiasco

Best Italian song
Stelline in Brodo

Best way to feel Italian in Montréal
Performing live in Little Italy during Italian week

How long have you been reading Panoram?
Since the beginning

What you like most about Panoram
The initiative of keeping the community involved

Best memory growing up Italian-Canadian
Meeting my Italian friend Jonathan Panetta and hearing his stories

Favourite thing about being Italian
Being able to use mal’occhio as a reason to be sick and not go to school

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