Monte di Procida: A Small Italian Town with a Huge Presence in Maryland Dining

Mar 15, 2024 224

Three of South Baltimore’s newest restaurants–Limoncello Pizzeria, THB Bagelry + Deli, and Facci–have at least one thing in common: The owners all hail from Monte di Procida. This small town outside Naples, Italy not only has a presence in South Baltimore, it has a huge influence on the Italian restaurant industry across Maryland.

Monte di Procida has an estimated population of 11,845. For comparison, the South Baltimore Peninsula has an estimated population of 23,332 as of 2020. The culture in Monte di Procida of coming to America and working in the food business started several decades ago.

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