Happening now: Fabio enchants fans at Metropolitan Market

(WSB photo by Patrick Sand)
Romance idol Fabio is in the nutrition business these days – and that’s what brought him to West Seattle this afternoon. He arrived early at Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor) and has already been delighting fans and enlightening wellness-seekers, as well as drawing regional-media attention (at least one TV crew). He’s there on behalf of his Healthy Planet Nutrition business, which offers protein products and other types of supplements (read about them here). Fabio’s original claim to fame was modeling for the covers of romance novels, and he branched out to various parts of the entertainment business – including writing romance novels himself.

(Photo shared by Jackie)
You can catch up with him at the Metropolitan Market demonstration till about 7 tonight – or, if you miss him there, the tour schedule on his website says he’ll be at five other Metropolitan Markets in the region over the next three days, before heading to Southern California.

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19 Replies to "Happening now: Fabio enchants fans at Metropolitan Market "

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    Mrs. T January 17, 2013 (4:38 pm)

    Fabio!

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    JoB January 17, 2013 (5:04 pm)

    shucks.. i thought it was the top chef Fabio ..

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    Guy January 17, 2013 (6:13 pm)

    I heard he’s heading to The Yen Wor tonight, around 9:00 or so.

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    Noelle January 17, 2013 (6:57 pm)

    Jo B – Me Too! Chef Fabio Viviani of TOP CHEF is AWESOME! I hope he comes to Seattle for a demo sometime!!!

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    mike January 17, 2013 (8:15 pm)

    I can’t believe it’s not butter

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    Alki Resident January 17, 2013 (8:48 pm)

    Me either Mike.

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    DTK January 17, 2013 (8:58 pm)

    Watch out for the duck.

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    WestSide45 January 17, 2013 (9:01 pm)

    He looks different without the blood running down his face from the starling collision.
    http://www.cnn.com/resources/potd/1999/03/31/

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    Evergreen January 17, 2013 (9:47 pm)

    Fabio in West Seattle selling supplements? This is fricken hilarious.

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    I. Ponder January 17, 2013 (10:29 pm)

    Fabio is a god. And he’s hawking supplements made from cheese waste.

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    Monosyllabic Girl January 17, 2013 (10:35 pm)

    Wow, biggest celebrity to appear on West Seattle blog? Although I seem to remember another celebrity appearance in one of the Junction stores not too long ago.

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    Noelle January 18, 2013 (1:00 am)

    Conan Obrian has been in West Seattle

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    Guy January 18, 2013 (2:44 am)

    Geez, so much negativity! Jealousy!

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    Laurie January 18, 2013 (9:26 am)

    I’m crossing my fingers for an appearance by Brucio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9u4SfPlTpoQ

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    Work downtown January 18, 2013 (10:27 am)

    I thought Fabio has aged very well and seemed quite down to earth.

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    cranky Westie January 18, 2013 (6:29 pm)

    Well, it is obvious now: the new world order has come to West Seattle. In the photo of Fabio!, in the background is the word “Duce”, as in “il Duce” – Are we to bow to our new Italian master? Are we going to crumble to the romance novel cover boy Fabio! without a fight? It seems amazing to me that in a world, where the machinations of our fair city are controlled by psychic imaginary beard of so-call mayor McChin and the troika of super intelligent coyotes, vegan snax from Trader Joes’s and the guy with the hat, who talks to himself at the 120 bus stop on Delridge, that Fabio! is their leader and is in reality KIM JONG IL (who isn truly mysterious fashion is not dead, but had his brain implanted into an elderly body building proto-celebrity, purchased wholesale, on Craigslist). It’s over. I , for one welcome our new Hollywood Squares Fascista leader and hope that The coyotes will let me leave the laundry room long enough to take a shower. Thank you.

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    Yessica January 21, 2013 (10:59 pm)

    My friend did a great interview with him when he was at the Uptown Met! It was so funny! : http://youtu.be/GFx7mjjBnks

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      WSB January 21, 2013 (11:47 pm)

      That IS funny. That’s Dartanion the comedian, right? I remember him from promoting a show in which he and a West Seattle comedian were sharing the bill a couple years ago.

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