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Corrado's Market, an Italian specialty store, will open its first Morris County location in Denville on Saturday, May 11. The store will open in Denville Commons (3130 Rt. 10 West) at 8 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Denville Mayor Thomas Andes. Music, treats, and prizes will be offered up. Corrado's first opened in 1950, and has bee...

You might think of South Philly as our Little Italy. I’ll make a case for a different neighborhood. Also this week, I find interesting Lebanese cooking in a Malvern shopping center and tasty sandwiches from a hole in the wall in Fishtown. And Craig LaBan is here, all choked up about a spring vegetable. If you need food news, click here and fo...

Ever since Touch of Italy opened here in the Cape Region, I’ve written about their efforts to provide fresh, handmade mozzarella cheese to those who appreciate that sort of thing. Once mozzarella fans compare that creamy, just hours-old product to those little rubbery softballs available in most grocery stores, they definitely end up appreciating t...

Ciao Chester County! Longtime Philadelphia restaurateur Sandro Frusone has opened Ciao Ristorante at the Commons at Thornbury on East Street Road. Frusone, an Italian native, has owned numerous Italian restaurants in the region including San Carlo’s, Gnocchi and LaNonna in the city before turning his sights to his newest adventure. Frusone said he...

Anthony & Sons Bakery got its start in the 1960s when Anthony Dattolo, just a decade after emigrating from Sicily, embarked on a bakery career in Brooklyn. Not long after, he moved to New Jersey with his wife, Rosalia, to raise a family that included sons Baldo and Joseph, who joined forces with their father in 1984 to create Anthony & Sons Italian...

Salumi Kitchen has opened on Girabaldi Avenue in Lodi. Owner and chef Kenneth Collins says his restaurant is carrying on salumi , the honored Italian tradition of curing and smoking meats -- with a modern twist. "At Salumi Kitchen, we cultivate and expand those time-tested methods with new ingredients to make our meats, pasta, salads and sandwiches...

They come for the hearty subs, tempting slabs of lasagna and Sicilian rice balls. Parking’s a mess, but a two-block walk whets one’s appetite. And so what if, at lunch, the serpentine ordering line spills out the front door? More time to soak in the sights and smells of DiPasquale’s Italian Marketplace in Highlandtown. So say its regulars. Who’s to...

“The food in Italy is nothing like the 'Italian' food that we eat here in New Jersey," a recent visitor to the “Bel Paese” may tell you (while also scoffing at your pizza dripping with cheese, chicken Parmesan coated in sauce or meal chock-full of meat).  “Real” Italian food may look different to what we can find here on our own checkered tableclot...

There are crews working inside the storefront next to the Nawab restaurant on First Colonial Road. What’s happening? Richmond-based Gelati Celesti is bringing its Italian-style ice cream to the Hilltop West Shopping Center.  Founded in 1984 with one store, Steve Rosser bought the company in 2010 and has expanded to five locations. “Our handmade ice...

There is a place where the pasta runs wild. In heaps and in mounds it’s piled and piled. “Just a side for me,” you will say, unaware That what you’ve just ordered could feed Delaware. The restaurant’s Rossi’s; it’s outwardly mild. In Archbald, PA, it’s Italian-styled.A friendly corner place for the small-town’s folk, But oh God, the portions—they’r...

Nothing beats a hearty plate of homemade spaghetti and meatballs, and it just so happens that our region’s rich history produces plenty of it. Many of our local Italian restaurants have been staples in their communities for decades. And if you don’t find their pastas appealing, there’s plenty of other tantalizing items on the menu. But don’t take o...

Visitors will notice the crisp chef hat with the blue stripe. It adorned the head of Bloomfield Groceria owner Rich Trocchio as he created a made-to-order hoagie for a customer Thursday. “You remember Isaly’s?” he asked, referring to one of Pittsburgh iconic family-owned dairies and restaurants. “This is an old Italy’s hat. It’s a classic.” Trocchi...