Praise for Steven R. Schirripa’s Goomba Diet
“Actor, author, film and TV star, talk show host, and now diet guru? Forget James Brown. Steve Schirripa is the hardest working man in show business.” —Michael Imperioli, “Christopher Moltisanti” on The Sopranos
“I’ve read Steve’s book and I’ve seen his cholesterol report. They’ve both got mozzarella all over them.” —Vince Curatola, “Johnny Sack” from The Sopranos
“When it comes to goombas, Steve is one of the best . . . Just don’t take him out and feed him!!!” —Tony Sirico, “Paulie Walnuts” on The Sopranos
“Finally a diet even I could stick to.” —James Gandolfini, “Tony Soprano” on The Sopranos
“I’m staying open-minded, but all I know is before the diet Steve was playing Gandhi—now he’s playing India.” —Steve Van Zandt, “Silvio Dante” on The Sopranos
“A great career, a great family, a great attitude, and a great appetite! Who wouldn’t want to live this way?” —Mario Batali, host of Molto Mario and author of Molto Mario
“Author Steve Schirripa loves food like no one I’ve ever met. His “Ode to a Calzone” moved me to tears.” —Terence Winter, writer and executive producer on The Sopranos
“If all my customers ate like Steve I could get my own TV show.” —Michael DeGeorgio, owner, Il Cortile restaurant
“If only Steve lifted weights the way he lifts his fork, he’d be Mr. Olympia.” —Hans Felcher, Steve Schirripa’s personal trainer
“These are lessons on how to live well and eat well from a guy who really knows how to do both.” —Ilene S. Landress, certified dietician and executive producer on The Sopranos
“Steve’s a great guy with a healthy and wholesome goomba appetite. We hope he’ll never tire of his love for garlic and olive oil.” —Dan Tana, owner Dan Tana’s restaurant
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From the Hardcover edition.