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The IACC's 2nd annual International Specialty Food Summit (ISFS) will be held on March 10-11, 2020, at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. Co-organized with the Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University, the ISFS is an exclusive forum for food industry executives to explore emerging and future trends, merchandising technique...

Touch of Italy is known throughout Delaware’s Cape Region, Ocean City, Md. and Wilmington for authentic Italian ingredients imported from Arthur Avenue in the Bronx! But this Delaware landmark is a lot more than that: Touch of Italy’s Italian Marketplace features hard-to-find imported items and one-stop-shopping where guests can purchase TOI-brand...

How absolutely magnificent was the Primo Mercato dining experience? Dare I say it was extraordinary? Yes, that’s the most accurate way to describe it. Nestled in the Mall at Short Hills, Primo Mercato is a market that combines sensational fresh food, a friendly bar and extensive wine list, and tasty live jazz music, all of which feeds the soul. (Th...

Little Italy signs highlighted Italian food products on display at Whole Foods, trying to guide customers through their authenticity and quality offer as they walked through the store in downtown Washington DC on a Sunday afternoon. The initiative launched by the Amazon-owned US specialty grocer, also featured on its home page is an effort to help...

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc., (“Comstock”) (NASDAQ: CHCI) announced today that Boston-based Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse has signed a lease covering more than 11,000 square feet of retail space on the Metro Plaza at Reston Station, one of two large transit-oriented projects included in the anchor portfolio of managed assets being develop...

An Italian restaurant with close to three decades of history in Hampton Roads will be the owner and anchor at a new Virginia Beach office building at the long-planned location of a biosciences park. Ynot Italian’s corporate headquarters will occupy part of the planned 45,000-square-foot office building on Princess Anne Road. Ynot bought 6 acres of...

When someone takes pride in their work, it becomes a special moment when they come upon an anniversary and realize how much time has flown by. And for Anthony Pascarella, it was indeed a special moment on Sunday, February 9th, marking the 10th year of business for the Pascarella Brothers. “We are thankful to be part of the community who supports us...

If you like authentic Italian cuisine (and who doesn't), then you should keep your eyes peeled the next time you're at your local grocery store for Angelos Old World Italian Sausage. The Argento family recipe goes back to the old country with Angelo Argento Sr., and has been made fresh in West Virginia since 1933. Argento opened a small grocery sto...

Did you actually get to the bank?” “Nope. Just to the flower stand.” Jimmy Sunseri never tires of this exchange whose punchline is a foregone conclusion. “The big joke here is I’ll say I’m going to the bank and be back in 15 minutes. [The cashier] will say, ‘See you in an hour’,” said Jimmy, with his signature unlit cigar stuffed into one cheek. He...

Sometimes all you want is a practical, simple, down-to-earth plate of food. You’re not looking to be dazzled. You’re not needing to be wowed. And, goodness knows, you really don’t want to lug along a food dictionary to make out the menu. Let others eat Lepre in Civet (according to my dictionary, that's hare stew) or Riso e Rane (risotto with frogs)...

Gather ’round. Marc Vetri has a story to tell about Fiorella. “There’s a story behind everything. The story is just as important as the food,” the chef says, on the phone to discuss his new South Philly restaurant inside a former butcher shop near the city’s historic Italian Market. “There’s the Fiorella story — reviving the name, making the sausag...

A group of Philadelphia business owners gathered Thursday to discuss the impact of additional tariffs authorized by the World Trade Organization on Italian products imported by the United States. Emilio Mignucci with DiBruno Bros. explains, many European exports this year, including cheese, wine and olive oil, were slapped with tariffs in retaliati...