Ever notice how Italian cuisine seems to be everywhere–and the most popular! Why is that? Food and Travel writer, John Mariani of the Virtual Gourmet, gives Celebrating Act 2 viewers a critical overview of Italian food wrapped inside a fascinating culinary history lesson. If you love good food (and pizza) you’ll love our expert’s explanation of how Italian food came to be so ubiquitous and why he titled his book, “How Italian Food Conquered The World”! Do you have a favorite ethnic cuisine? Let us know how it compares to John’s History of Italian food!