VIRTUAL GOURMET is the Travel & Food newsletter from journalist/author John Mariani. For Celebrating Act 2 interviews John shares adventures, advice and tips on travel, culture and cuisine based on 40 years of globe-hopping and traversing the US. His motto is, Go Everywhere But Go Prepared!  You can subscribe directly to his newsletter at his website   CLICK HERE to visit his website

The Future of Restaurants After COVID-19

While we all wonder what the ‘New Normal’ will look like after the COVID-19 Crisis ends, many have predicted the ...
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Menu Collection Reflects History & Culture

Food and Travel writer John Mariani has been collecting menus from great restaurants he has reviewed for over 40 years ...
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Great Restaurants Selling Great Wines at Discount!

Can you believe a famous restaurant which can normally sell a great wine from their cellar for well over $100 ...
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Are Small Restaurants Hurting The Most?

Food and Travel writer John Mariani knows the restaurant industry inside and out. Small, local ‘Mom & Pop’ restaurants are ...
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Travel in the Age of COVID-19

What will we do when travel restrictions imposed because of COVID-19 pandemic are relaxed? John Mariani, noted Food and Travel ...
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Get Great Wines at Great Prices, NOW!

Celebrating Act 2™’s Food & Travel contributor, John Mariani, author of the popular weekly newsletter the Virtual Gourmet, explains why ...
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Meet Food & Travel Writer, John Mariani of Virtual Gourmet

Celebrating Act 2™ co-founders, Art Kirsch and John Coleman introduce us to regular Contributor, John Mariani, world traveler, columnist and ...
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Seafood Myths

It seems there’s more myths surrounding seafood than any other cuisine! Which are true and should be heeded and which ...
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