February 9th is National Pizza Day. How great are these National Days for foods? Now I have to have pizza tonight. It’s not my fault my healthy eating is going sideways – this is for America!
Beyond making plans to stuff my face with the best food ever I also pulled one of my favorite pizza related pieces of fiction off the shelf in honor of today. Playing for Pizza by John Grisham is not a legal thriller but rather a fish out of water / sports / world experience story. When the main character, Rick Dockery loses in a big way he is set on a path that leads him to a whole new world – in Italy. I love stories about second chances and eye opening experiences and Rick gets both and a healthy dose of culture shock. It is a great story told in Grisham’s style but with the added romance of European lifestyle. Read it and Eat!