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In which I rhapsodize about a plate of spaghetti

The Italians have an old proverb which, roughly translated, means "he who eats alone, dies alone". If the large, jovial groups of families and friends I've seen dining at the city's restaurants are any indication, modern-day Italians still take this idiom fairly seriously. Obviously, given that I live alone, I have no qualms about eating by myself, but I do find that I get a few strange looks when I walk into a restaurant and shamelessly request un tavolo per uno. A girl can only cook so much before she just wants someone else to step up to the stove and cook...

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