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This Month’s (Very Short) (Yet Informative) Q&A Mar 2007

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photography by Shoshana Portnoy

LISA GRAY is a classically trained opera singer. She’s also a cake decorator at the new Preston-Forest Whole Foods, where she celebrates the arrival of fresh bread from the oven by breaking into song. She sings the Neapolitan aria O Sole Mio, except in English and with slightly different, more bread-appropriate lyrics.

Q: If you get this excited when the bread comes out of the oven, what happens when you put it in your mouth?

A: [laughs] Uhhh, boy. Well. Uh, if it’s the ciabatta with the sea salt in it, then I guess I get double excited and sing a high C.


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