I've been getting a lot of questions asked via inquiring fans - some of these questions have been asked with some frequency. Thus, the following:
**Frequently Asked Questions:**
Q: How did you get pasta pass? How do I get pasta pass?
A: The pasta pass was given out as a promotional item to the first 1,000 people to find the buried treasure (a single golden olive) of Horace Garden, founder of the Olive Garden empire. Since there was only one treasure, it was very easy to find after the first guy just left it sitting at the Home Depot.
Q: Why is every Pasta Pass holder a white guy in his mid thirties with a half-built shed in his back yard?
A: See above.
Q: On a scale of none to all, how much of the pasta?
A: [not dignified with response]
Q: Are you actually depressed, or is that just the pasta talking?
A: Can't it be both? But seriously, this is a known effect of long-term exposure to high levels of pasta. It is commonly referred to by any number of clever monikers; see today's pasta names for a partial list.
Lunch was Sadghetti.
Dinner was composed of three plates of pasta:
Keep those comments, tweets, and emails coming, people! I don't have time to respond to them all, but I read every single one~
A special thanks to my dining companion, Nick, who has been the shining beacon of every new week for three weeks running!