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Not too long ago, an important study took place in the town of Roseto, Pennsylvania. The results are especially potent today, suggesting that relief for stress comes in a surprisingly straightforward and perhaps wildly effective form. The only problem is that a lot of the institutions that sponsored such a healthy and long lifespan are going away,...

Food memories are my favorite memories. As a child, our go-to family restaurant was Martucci's Italian Restaurant at 27th and Myrtle. I can still see it: the dark bar you pass through on the way to the tables, the dusty Italian reproduction art on the walls, the candle burning in the red glass jar right next to the ever-present basket of thick-slic...

Marcello De Feo grew up in a South Philly Italian household. His mother, Santa Bianca, came to America from Abruzzo when she was a teenager. “I’m first-generation Italian,” De Feo says. “My Nonna lived with us from when I was born.” Looking back, she looms large in his food memories. Each day, Nonna Paola would pack his school lunches. “I didn’t re...

In 1920, The Pork Roll Store started in Chambersburg, New Jersey. An entire century later, the business is still making the state’s most iconic breakfast meat. Robbie Battisti-Goldstein has fond memories, saying, "My father and grandfather Gabriel Battisti, along with his brother-in-law, opened their own Italian import business." So, how does the s...

When Maria Barron, of Washington, was 12 years old, her mother broke her wrist, leaving much of the Italian household cooking up to Maria. “She took my hand in her hand and said, ‘Oh, you have the same size now,’” Maria said. “There was no measuring, so you counted scoops of flour with your hand. Whatever she did, I would mimic.” Now, Maria has her...

Sunday, March 15, 2020 -11:30am – 5:30pm. Serb Hall | 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI. Buy Tickets Now! Pasta Fest is a family friendly event featuring a great pasta meal, with sauce from Milwaukee favorite Barbiere’s Italian Inn. Homemade Italian-style all-beef meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverages round out the meal. There ar...

Tim Salouron, co-owner of the new Annamaria's Deli in East Rutherford, proudly says that in his traditional Italian salumeria there's "no mayo, no mustard, no turkey and no American cheese." Instead, there are strictly "Italian products" — including salami, imported provolone, Italian fontina, Italian dry-salami soppressata and creamy Bel Paese che...

Residents of Croydon, Bensalem and beyond will soon be enjoying a menu filled with award-winning Italian cuisine. Joe Sarappo, of Sarappo's Pizza in Bensalem and Croydon, has announced a new concept for his popular dining destination. Chef Ralph Sitero has partnered up with Joe Sarappo to create a world-class urban neighborhood BYOB located next to...

In this country the period between Labor Day and the end of the year is chock full of holidays. With Columbus Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s all piling into shared months, it seems every time you turn around there is a new reason to celebrate. But once January hits there is a lull. The festive vibe dies down and we...

Growing up with Italians in your family, there’s a saying at the table. “Have a little,” which translated means, “Keep eating!” Graziano’s Italian Restaurant is no exception to that. Co-owner, Anthony Graziano, said, “We don’t skimp,” as he laid down a bed of cheese on their 24-inch pizza. To put some perspective on it, most bass drums/kick drums a...

A chef from northern New Jersey is gearing up to compete against seven others in a national pasta competition. If Robbie Felice wins the contest at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, he'll not only win the title of USA Master of Pasta, but will also represent America at the 9th annual Barilla Pasta World Championship next fall in Italy. During...

New Jersey has some of the largest Italian-American communities in the country. And New Jersey residents are V proud of their top-notch Italian American delis. There are not only Italian specialties, such as imported prosciutto, mortadella, or pear-shaped knobs of provolone, but also plenty of American favorites — like huge hunks of roast beef and...