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Seven years of business on the East End of Waynesboro made Basic City Beer Company president Bart Lanman do something he thought he’d never do again: open a full-service restaurant. Lanman, who has been in the restaurant business his entire life, told those around him he would never do it again, opting for more simple choices at the brewery that di...

It's the moment many customers have been waiting for, the South Philadelphia cannoli icon Termini Bros. is giving away it's historic floor tiles. In July, the bakery went through renovations and demolished the famous porcelain floor tiles that had been with the company for over 100 years. After a few days of renovations, Termni's welcomed customers...

In a tightly-knit community like Hoboken, shopping locally and supporting family-run businesses is what keeps our favorite spots afloat. With the convenience of online shopping and the accessibility of large e-commerce corporations, it is tempting not to buy everything online or from a chain store. However, there is no denying the personal touch th...

Frasca Hospitality Group is on a roll. Last week, Michelin named one of the company’s Denver restaurants, Tavernetta, to its Bib Gourmand category, which are restaurants that it believes offer a meal of good quality at a good value. Today, the company, which also owns Frasca Food and Wine and Pizzeria Alberico, both in Boulder, said it will open a...

The owner of Giovanni's 724 in North Coventry Township, PA said he will give meals for free to first responders through Sunday as a thank you for the search and capture of escaped prisoner Danelo Cavalcante. "It was scary," Joseph Picone said. "You didn't know where he was at." Picone said the hunt for Cavalcante hurt business at Giovanni's 724 Ita...

Salisbury was once a stranger to Italian cuisine. That was, of course, until Vinny Bellia came along. Vinny, a man of Italian descent, had a hand in making Salisbury what it is today. The doors of his namesake eatery – Vinny's La Roma – opened on Nov. 28, 1978, at 934 S. Salisbury Blvd. The business became a staple in the surrounding community befo...

La Vite Ristorante is a big restaurant with even bigger goals. “I want this to be Pittsburgh’s Italian restaurant spot,” said owner, Eric Capozzi, 56, of McCandless. “I want everyone to come in, enjoy themselves and have fun.” La Vite, located at the No Offseason Sports complex at 942 Little Deer Creek Valley Road in Russellton, opened April 18 and...

Originating in the working-class areas of Naples in the early 20th Century, a caffè sospeso, aka 'suspended coffee', 'pending coffee', or 'pay it forward coffee' is a cup of coffee paid for in advance as an anonymous act of charity. The practice began as a goodwill gesture where more fortunate patrons at Neapolitan cafés and coffee bars would pay f...

A new pizzeria and Italian restaurant is coming to Basking Ridge. Pizza Da Napoli announced it is "coming soon" to the Lyons Mall at 973 South Finley Ave. where the former Siena's Gourmet Pizza was located. "Our skilled chefs use only the freshest ingredients and traditional cooking techniques to create mouthwatering dishes that will transport y...

While one longtime Italian eatery celebrates 50 years, a popular Italian market is expanding. Township Zoning Officer Mike Italia said that he spoke this past week with Vince Grispino —one of Altomonte’s owners —and that plans are to open the bakery on Street Road possibly at the end of September. The business will be called Alto Bakery and Cafe. I...

A new restaurant in Bethany Beach, Delaware is making a splash this summer, with upscale Italian fare and a delectable drinks menu to match. Via Sophia by the Sea, after its success in Kennebunkport, Maine, and Washington, D.C., opened a third restaurant in Bethany Beach in June 2023. The upscale osteria promises to combine Italian tradition with D...

Sunday September 24, 2pm-6pm. Girard Park, South Philadelphia (21st & Porter Streets). There was a time in South Philly when life was simple; people enjoyed each other’s company. Families would brag about who made the best wines and then share it. They would bring out their best dishes, “Madonna!” And we’d all feast, and the music, always the music...