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Does anyone remember the two Italian-American brothers from Louisiana?

vvvindaloo Jul 9, 2011 09:52 AM

I have been searching every which way to find out what happened to these guys- they were funny, jolly types who had a cooking show, probably during the '90s. I am not sure, but I would guess that they were on PBS. I am pretty sure they were from Louisiana, definitely Southern. Can anyone tell me the name of the show/brothers? Thanks!

  1. pdxgastro Jul 11, 2011 09:55 PM

    Why did West175 feel the need to reuse the show title? I thought Nick Stellino's show had the same name and I was right: http://www.west175productions.com/cuc...

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    1. re: pdxgastro
      James Cristinian Jul 12, 2011 03:34 AM

      It's been done before.. Food Network has had several How To Boil Water shows with different hosts.

    2. j
      James Cristinian Jul 9, 2011 12:40 PM

      They are Damion Mandola and nephew Johnny Carrabba, the same Carrabba of the Carrabba's chain. The show was Cucina Amore on PBS. Both are restauranteurs in Houston, where Carrabba's was founded. The family still owns two stores in Houston, with the locals giving mostly positive reviews. The family has Louisiana and Southeast Texas roots.


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      1. re: James Cristinian
        vvvindaloo Jul 11, 2011 05:06 PM

        wow- thanks james!

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