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Tony Restaino ’15


Name: Tony Restaino, Second Year

Major: Biology, concentration in cancer biology

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Activities/RSOs: UChicago Diving, Peer Health Exchange, Order of the C


If you could be any fruit, what would you be? A vegetable.

Something on your bucket list? To eat the perfect sandwich

Superpower: teleportation, so I wouldn’t have to buy plane tickets

Favorite animal: giraffe

Favorite movie: Godfather Part I and An Education, because I can’t decide 

Favorite book: Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris

Favorite class you’ve taken here: Cell and Molecular Biology

Favorite snack food: Donuts. Once I ate a baker’s dozen while waiting on a bus.

Ideal date: Lunch at the point and then a movie (only on warm days, I don’t date in the winter)

If you were a kitchen appliance, what would you be? A blender

What celebrity do you most resemble? Many people tell Daniel Radcliffe he looks like me

Is there anything you wish would come back into fashion? Taking vows of silence.

If you had to spend your entire life in a library, which one would it be? Crerar, because it’s already my food delivery address

If you could have one talent, what would it be? Lion-taming or being a trapeze artist

Most YOLO moment: I took an entire tray of muffins from a med school symposium once. 

Favorite pick-up line: “I hope you mastered CPR, because you take my breath away” or “If I could rearrange the alphabet, I would put U and I together”

An English major who grew up in the Middle East with a love for food, reading, sunny days, and cheesy movies. 
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