Pepe found a place that was in juxtaposition to where he was raised – from the hard knocks ‘whatcha gotta be’ of Hoboken to a new relaxed lifestyle. Rich Pepe was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, a stone’s throw away from Frank Sinatra, who was a family friend. Like most Italian immigrant families, the Pepe home revolved around the kitchen – a pot of fresh sauce boiling on the stove at all times, sometimes crab fetched from the Hudson River. It was there, in his grandparents’ kitchen, alright with the smell of basil and oregano, that a young, scrappy, street
Get your $25 Gift card for Pepe's Little Napoli in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea.! Growing up in Hoboken, we called it gravy. Today our kids call it sauce. What do you call it? We want to hear your funny or interesting story! In the comment field below, just tell us any story about your childhood that includes pasta sauce or "gravy", make sure you include your email address, and you'll get a $25 gift card. It's that simple.
One part Hollywood. Two parts Hoboken. A couple of lifelong pals from the neighborhood serve up all the ingredients of a Hollywood Blockbuster Story. Recently, TASTE MAGAZINE sat down with the effervescent Pantoliano and Pèpe and talked about Joey’s career, the pasta sauces, and the charity they’ve set up to benefit those who suffer from the mental illness – a cause close to Joe and Peps heart.
A&P and Pepsi present Joey Pants with a $60,000 check for NKM2 charity. Reprinted from the Jersey Journal, by Katie Colaneri At 59, Joe Pantoliano has acted in over 120 films, is the author of a best-selling autobiography and even has his own line of pasta sauce. But growing up in the projects of 1950s Hoboken, they called him "Joey Pants." "The ol' Mustache Petes, they used to say 'Hey, Pantalone!' which means 'pants' in Italian and then (with) the kids, the Americanized version was 'Pants,'" the actor said this afternoon the stoop of his Hoboken apartment on Willow Avenue. As a young child, life
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Winemaker Dinner featuring Sicily’s Planeta Winery Please join us in welcoming Alessio Planeta of the famed legendary Planeta Winery of Sicily. Pèppoli Chef Arturo Moscoso will create a seven-course tasting menu to compliment the fantastic offering of Planeta wines. Friday, July 23, 2010
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