Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, one bite at a time

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March 19, 2010
Cooking demonstration & discussion
Montecito Library
6pm

March 26, 2010
CALM Author's Reception
Fess Parker's Doubletree, Santa Barbara
5pm

March 27, 2010
CALM Author's Luncheon
Fess Parker's Doubletree, Santa Barbara
10am


Press

Michele Carbone: Cooking Up a New Life
Project Bounce Back
Fall 2009

"That happiness emerged through the simpler, healthier lifestyle that she and her family learned to embrace. It’s centered on food, and keeping the family around the dinner table at the end of the day after a seven-course meal, including wine and dessert."
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What is Work? La Dolce Vita at Dinnertime
Sharon Glassman, Huffington Post
July 16, 2009

"What better way to unwind than by whipping up ... a seven-course Italian family dinner from scratch? The idea sounds insane. Which is, of course, what drew me to and its proponent, Michele Carbone, author of Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, one bite at a time."
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Livin' La Dolce Vita
Molly Schoneveld, This Yuppie Life
May 31, 2009

"No matter your setting, it's the effort we make to surround ourselves with good friends and good food that will lead to the good life. My journey to develop a personal collection of Friday Evening meals has officially begun."
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Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita
Dee Long, LA Food Examiner
May 6, 2009

"The release of Santa Barbara-resident Michelle Carbone's lovely 'Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, One Bite at a time' is a balm for the soul during these troubled times."
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Noozhawk Talks: Leslie Dinaberg Sits Down with Michele Carbone
Noozhawk Contributer
April 27, 2009

"Montecito resident met family tragedy head on with creation of cookbook and celebration of life, Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, One Bite at a Time."
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Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, one bite at a time
Santa Barbara Seasons
Mar/Apr/May 09

Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, one bite at a time (Pentola Press), by local author Michele Carbone, features recipes and holistic lifestyle tips while celebrating family, friends and the table they share.


Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita
Coastlines Magazine
Winter 2009

Seasonal menus, techniques for shopping and steps to stocking and preparing the kitchen complete the author’s recipe for enjoying quality time with loved ones over delicious Italian food.
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Author Interview
Arthur von Wiesenberger & Baron Ron Herron, Nipper Table Talk AM 1290
January 15, 2009

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Friday Evening
Stephanie Miller, Food & Home Magazine
January 2009

"Happiness is a loving family, close friends, and great food on the dinner table. This mantra is the running theme of Michele Carbone’s new book, Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, one bite at a time."
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Michele Carbone's New Book Cooks Up the Sweet Life
Santa Barbara Independent
December 2, 2008

"Steeped in the essence of Italian cuisine, Friday Evening offers not only the most scrumptious recipes, but it also celebrates family and friends, holistic lifestyle, and deep wisdom."
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Friday Evening
N. Salvucci, SB Digs
October 31, 2008

"Food for thought, and cheaper than a night out, Friday Evening: Creating La Dolce Vita, one bite at a time is a must read. In it, Michele takes you on a strange and wonderful journey through a chef's/cook's mind. You will laugh, cry, giggle, and come back hungry for seconds."
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