This episode of Eat Your Heartland Out is a special one for host Capri Cafaro. As an Italian-American from the Midwest, Capri shares her own personal experiences about growing up as an Italian-American in a multi-ethnic part of Northeast Ohio. She is also joined by two guests. Ann Beck, author of Sweet Greeks, who provides insights into Greek immigrants' impact on Midwestern foodways and Pat O'Boyle, co-host of the Italian-American podcast who gives listeners an insight into the immigration patterns of Italian-Americans throughout the midwest and variety of Italian regional foods they brought with them.

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