The full-length feature version of Scarlett Bakes!
by Adam Sachs
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guest columnist Adam Sachs caught up with Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson to talk tea cakes, banana cream pie, bagels and more.
…Scarlett likes to cook and eat, and recently she’d been contemplating learning to make her own bagels because you can’t get a decent bagel in LA. And then we were talking about the little carrot cakes that she pulled from the oven just before leaving to meet me here at this greasy spoon coffee and pie shop in Los Feliz. And now we’d sort of shifted from the contemplative pleasures of baking for friends to gory medical TV shows. She’s a fan. Impact on her appetite? Negligible. “My sister’s the same way,” she says. “We’re watching these trauma shows and shoveling in a big lamb shank while someone is having their goiter removed.” To be honest, I’m not sure how we got to goiter removal. And to continue being honest: it hardly mattered. Talking with Scarlett Johannson, you do not think, I want answers. You think: Let’s keep talking.
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