Milan, Italy 21 August 2016
With close to 6 million views per episode, the hit animated series Bee & Puppycat on Cartoon Hangover by artist Natasha Allegri has published Easy Eats: A Bee & Puppycat Cookbook in collaboration with Frederator Studios, VIZ Media, and City Girl Cooks. With recipes based on actual foods the characters eat and prepare throughout the series, VIZ Media, the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, called upon the City Girl Cooks team in Milan, Italy, as guest editors.
The anime-style adult series has cross-generational appeal for its brilliant artwork, sarcastic tone, and trippy music recounting the adventures of Bee and her supernatural companion Puppycat,who are always on the hunt for intergalactic temp work and new recipes to cook up with friend Deckard.
A web based magazine and creative group specializing in top chefs, luxury food, and fashion, the City Girl Cooks team included fashion personality, and Editor-in-chief, Melissa Lupo, the acclaimed chef Roberto Conti of Ristorante Trussardi alla Scala, and City Girl Cooks editor of the Food Spy column, Stefano Berteselli. Melissa Lupo, wears a dress from the runway collection of Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz del la Prada in a campaign shot editorial style by acclaimed photographer Fulvio Maiani, known for shooting A-list celebrities like Penelope Cruz, Ben Stiller, and AfroJack in magazines including Vogue, Elle, Forbes in addition to an impressive list of clients including D&G, Roberto Cavalli, CityBank, Honda, and Lufthansa among others.
Easy Eats: A Bee & Puppycat Cookbook by Natasha Allegri of Frederator Studios Published by VIZ Media
Recipes Edited by City Girl Cooks Editor-in-chief Melissa Lupo Recipes Edited by Chef of Trussardi Alla Scala Roberto Conti Recipes Edited by City Girl Cooks Food Spy Stefano Berteselli City Girl Cooks Campaign Photography by Fulvio Maiani
Dress from Agatha Ruiz de la Prada