Pietro Di Toto

Living Italian Style Montreal

2011/06/21
Living Italian Style Montreal Pietro Di Toto
Plateau Mont-Royal (Maison des pâtes fraîches) - Photo Vincenzo D'Alto, makeup Emmanuelle Blanchard

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Name: Pietro Di Toto Occupation: Student Age: 22 Generation: Third Dad from: Jelsi, Campobasso Mom from: Termoli, Campobasso Speaks: English, Italian, French Raised in: Montreal

Passion
To Cook

Clothes
From Signor Terry

Favourite designer
Giorgio Armani

Boutique
Signor Terry

Restaurant
Chez Magnani

Favourite dish
Pasta

Absolute must in the pantry
‘S’ Cookies

Type of drink
San Benedetto Peach Ice Tea

Favourite Italian saying or quote
Auguri!

Last time you went to Italy
2001

Dream car
Fiat 500 Lusso

Favourite singer
Luciano Pavarotti

Best Italian movie
Johnny Stecchino

Italian soccer team
Juventus F.C.

What you like most about our magazine
Learning about the Montreal Italian community

514 or 450
514

Best way to feel Italian in Montreal
Having Sunday lunch with your family

Mare o montagna
Montagna

Thing about you that would surprise most people
I do not like rice

Best coffee in Montreal
Restaurant Chez Magnani

Crescent or St-Laurent
St-Laurent

Most common name in your family. How many?
Giuseppe, Too Many

Pet peeve
People who overreact

Dream
To speak Barese

Sexiest Italian
Silvio Berlusconi

You know you are Italian when or if
At least one piece of furniture in your house is protected by plastic

Best pizza in Montreal
My Nonna’s

Favourite thing to do in Montreal
Watching a live hockey game

You know you were raised Italian when
You skipped school to help with preparing the jars of pomodorI

Favourite colour
Blue

Spaghetti o penne
Penne

Favourite Italian song
La Zita

Italian artist or actor you would like to meet
Roberto Benigni

Favourite Italian city
Jelsi, Campobasso

Best memory growing up as an Italian
Being at Nonna’s house all summer

Favourite flavour of gelato
Nocciola

Favourite thing about being Italian
Knowing how to speak Italian

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