Lucandrea Campanelli

Living Italian Style Toronto

Cycling & reading

Shirt, sweater & jacket – H&M, jeans – Jack & Jones, belt – Gianfranco Ferre, shoes – Aldo

Favourite designer
Giorgio Armani


Nota Bene

Favourite dish
Fettucini alla carbonara

Absolute must in the pantry
Olive oil, fresh herbs

Favourite Italian saying or quote
“Iddio ci vende tutti li beni per prezzo di fatica” – Leonardo da Vinci

Last time you went to Italy

Place you must go back to at least one more time in your life

Favourite band or singer

Best Italian movie
Ladri di biciclette

Sexiest Italian(s)
Claudia Cardinale and Stefania Sandrelli

Dream car
Ferrari 458 Italia

What you like most about our magazine
It provides a wonderful overview of Italian culture, encompassing almost every facet of our rich culture.

Suburbs or downtown
Each has its benefits.

Best way to feel Italian in Toronto
Having a panino and gelato along St. Clair Avenue.

Mare o montagn
The mare is ideal for relaxation but montagna is perfect for cycling

Thing about you that would surprise most people
I have begun to write a novel.

Pet peeve
When someone fails to complete a…

Favourite thing to do in Toronto
Dining at the plethora of amazing restaurant Toronto has to offer.

Most common name in your family
Francesco (9)

You know you were raised Italian when
Your lunch is substantial enough to satisfy you and your classmates.

Italian artist or actor you would like to meet
I would have loved to meet Director Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Favourite colour

Spaghetti o penne

Favourite flavour of gelato

Favourite Italian song
Any of Puccini’s arias

Favourite Italian city

If never visited, which city would you like to visit

Best memory growing up as Italian
Playing briscola with my grandparents over a glass of milk and Milano biscotti.