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Pipolo's Italian Eatery on 1523 N. Ninth St. (Route 611) in Stroud Township, has brought the taste and attention of food preparing found in Italian homes, a recipe for creating strong family bonds, they believe.   "What we have is a really unique concept here. We have built four businesses under one roof: an Italian deli, pastry shop, restau...

Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard. This week I spoke with his grandson, Joe DiPasquale, who continues the unbroken family tradition 100 years la...

Baci Bianco, lanciato sul mercato americano nel 2012, è stato insignito da Progressive Grocer, una delle più importanti riviste trade americane, del prestigioso premio "2013 Editor'sPicks", come packaging "più originale, coinvolgente e divertente dell'anno". I criteri di tale scelta sono stati l'innovazione, la funzionalità, il valore e il gusto....

One thing that sets Lupo Verde apart from a crowded market of Italian restaurants on 14th Street? It's the only Italian eatery in the neighborhood that has a cheese and charcuterie shop, along with an extensive to-go menu. When the handsome neighborhood spot opens Feb. 11 Feb. 20, it will highlight the cuisine of southern Italy, with pizza, pasta...

If you're looking for a taste of Florence, Naples, Rome and Venice without shelling out thousands of dollars in airfare, consider stopping by Gallo's Italian Fine Foods Meats & Deli in Lower Milford Township. The business, selling homemade Italian meats, pasta, salads and more, opened Dec. 18 at 1463 Limeport Pike.   The building is...

Georgetowner and il Canale owner Joe Farruggio is profiled in a full page article this month (April, 2016) in the social magazine Washington Life. The article is titled "Flour, Salt & Passion."   Joe is hobnobbing in the publication with the best. President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Sophie...

Fabio Trabocchi is a name you've likely heard before—the Italian-born chef, who studied at the Istituto Alberghiero Panzine in Senigallia, honed his technique in five-star hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants around Europe, like Ristorante Gualtiero Marchesi, Byblos in Rimini, and London's Floriana and Grissini, before coming to the States to op...

Valpolicella wines produced by "Amarone Families" will have a leading role on the tables of the many events planned for this weekend in Washington D.C. to celebrate the 39th NIAF (National Italian American Foundation) Anniversary. NIAF is the main Italian Americans organization.   The NIAF yearly meeting ( October 23 – 26), it is not just a...

By Dan Gigler   Whether the reason was as simple as changing palates, the ubiquity of chains serving lousy lasagna or the paranoia of a growing worldview of carbohydrates as a societal evil on par with the "Whip/Nae Nae" song, good ol' red sauce Italian joints briefly became passé with the dining-out set.   Locally, some of the old gu...

È arrivato dalla "la valle del cibo" a Washington per presentare la prima Settimana della cucina italiana nel mondo: Massimo Bottura, re dell'Osteria Francescana di Modena che lo scorso giugno è stata incoronata miglior ristorante al mondo, si dice molto felice di essere negli Stati Uniti a lanciare questi sette giorni di eventi (1300 eventi in 105...

by Vance Lehmkuhl   The Italian Market just marked a century in business, and it didn't get there by catering to dietary fads. The vendors' hallmark in this area around 9th Street between Washington Avenue and Christian Street is patient, high-quality craftsmanship, developed over time.   Originally established by old-world cheesemake...

Born in Sicily and moving to Brooklyn with his family at the age of 10, Nunzio Cassara never forgot the taste of his native cuisine. "My grandmother and mother were great cooks and when I was 14 my parents opened an Italian-American restaurant, which I helped out at through high school," said the 52-year-old Cassara, who has resided in Jeffers...