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Astoria Characters: The Soup-to-Nuts Storyteller

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Giuseppe Viterale never starts or ends the day without a cup of espresso. He fires up a little gas burner, spoons in the ground coffee and puts the aluminum one-cup pot atop the steady blue flame. "This is like a religious ritual for me," he says.