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Just like there are some delicious Italian restaurants in Pittsburgh, there are also some amazing places to stock up on your favorite Italian groceries as well! Lots of people in Pittsburgh can claim to come from Italian descent, and this type of food is very popular across the city. Many people want to recreate some of the fantastic meals they get...

Di Bruno Bros. is a pioneering specialty food retailer and importer that began with a modest shop in the now-iconic South Philadelphia Italian Market in 1939. Today, it employs more than 350 team members and has evolved into a community-driven enterprise with three business units, five retail locations, catering, import and e-commerce divisions. To...

Style: Local haunt meets date-night spot serving Italian comfort food. Flat-screen TVs, a handful of tables and a granite bar up front give way to a spacious dining room. The scoop: West Orange natives and siblings Nicholas Giambattista and Andrea Giambattista-Barbaro, along with their spouses, are first-time restaurateurs with deep roots in the ar...

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival is an anticipated celebration of a culture that has helped shape much of the region over the years, and this year marks the 41st rendition of the anticipated event. “I think it’s a great accomplishment that something that was started so many years ago is able to live on thanks to all the volunteers, spon...

Here is a great dining place in Hopatcong -The Lake House. By NY metro area standards this place can be included as a premium neighborhood restaurant and bar that offers appetizing homestyle family fare on the menu too.  All their menu food is prepared by their chef.  There are no pre-prepared dishes in this kitchen.  Their head chef Luigi is passi...

The tour group walked past where Anthony Anastasio’s great-grandfather parked his seafood pushcart more than 100 years ago, and where coffee, chocolate, and gelato businesses now thrive. “We stop here because of that family history,” the tour guide said. “I love that it’s a family business that has evolved with the times.” Of all the shops on the I...

Mrs. Robino's, the landmark Wilmington Italian-American restaurant, is the final Delaware restaurant to be featured on the series, "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." The episode airs Friday at 9 p.m. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri, who hosts the Food Network program, visited six New Castle County area restaurants and food businesses last February. It was his...

Bloomfield's Bucco Restaurant opened in April, adding a new place to eat in the bustling downtown. This upscale Italian/American restaurant was opened by Frank Bucco and his business partner and girlfriend Jennifer DenBoer. Bucco’s father owned a restaurant also called Bucco in Clifton for 20 years before losing his lease. Now, Bucco’s father is re...

Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill is a family-friendly dining spot found within the Hampton Inn with a casual, Tuscan-inspired setting. In fact, they offer Northern Italian dishes with a Mediterranean flair. Additionally, the Med Grill features an open kitchen, a dining room that takes inspiration from Tuscany and a lobby bar; Meanwhile, they have out...

The 31st Annual Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is still more than a week away but local residents were able to get a sneak peak Wednesday evening. Festival organizers held a wine tasting to preview West Virginia’s largest Italian festival that see more than 150,000 people attend annually. However, if it wasn’t for several commun...

Alyson Lupinetti is proving that “like father, like daughter” definitely applies to barbecue. Not only does the 27 year-old Mount Laurel pitmaster follow in her late father Butch’s footsteps all over the country, she wins awards like him, too. On the road for seasonal competitions with the Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ  team, Lupinetti already has 10...

My best friend in Baltimore forwarded me an email invitation to the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. It was hosted by Gambero Rosso, the global authority on Italian wine. I was pretty excited when I got a return email that said I was accepted to the tasting. I even went out and bought a new outfit from Men's Warehouse. I had to go with the bow t...