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Giuseppe & Sons Debuts With Veal Parm, Broccoli Rabe, and Red Gravy Classics in Center City

Giuseppe & Sons, the massive double-decker concept from Michael Schulson, his wife Nina Tinari, and the Termini family, opens today in all its red gravy glory. Like many […]

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Trattoria Carina Just Rolled Out Italian-Style Brunch

Trattoria Carina has been quietly crushing it since owner Dan Clark quietly replaced the too-popular Fitler Dining Room at 22nd and Spruce with the Italian concept a […]

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Fiore Will Bring Contemporary Italian to Queen Village

A new Italian spot is coming to Queen Village. Fiore, a concept from chefs Ed Crochet and Justine MacNeil, will open in the former Kanella […]

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Where to Eat Italian in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide

Italian is Philly’s mother cuisine. It’s what we have done best the longest. Whether you’re talking about world-beating destination restaurants or little neighborhood temples to […]

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Valente’s, an Italian Specialty Shop, Is About to Open in Haddonfield

A chef-turned-software-developer with roots in South Philly and Abruzzo is bringing handmade prepared foods and Italian goods to Haddonfield starting this week. Valente’s Italian Specialties […]

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Felina Is Popping Up With Farm-to-Table Italian in New Hope

A much-lauded chef is bringing his latest concept to New Hope for a limited engagement before it opens in New Jersey. Anthony Bucco, who’s worked […]

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6 Spots to Get Spaghetti and Crabs in Philadelphia

Even if you’re not a Philly native, you’ve probably heard of Sunday gravy — the Italian-American tradition of bringing family and friends together over a weekly […]

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Eat This Now: Sicilian “Calzone” at Res Ipsa

With breakfast, lunch, and some of the best pasta dishes in the city, Res Ipsa already has a lot going on — including dinner service Wednesday […]

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Ralph’s Is Adding Two New Concepts in the Italian Market

An Italian Market mainstay is expanding its footprint with not one but two new concepts. Ralph’s Italian Restaurant, which has been in place at 760 […]

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7 Philly Restaurants Serving the Feast of the Seven Fishes

If you celebrate Christmas, you’re probably familiar with some iconic holiday foods: candy canes, cookies and milk put out for Santa, eggnog, maybe oranges and […]

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These Chefs Are Popping Up at Jaxon BYOB for a Northern Italian Feast

The folks over at Jaxon BYOB usually close up on Tuesdays. But on November 14th, they’re staying open for a prixe fixe pop-up dinner highlighting […]

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Gran Caffe l’Aquila Will Teach You All About Roman Jewish Cuisine

Gran Caffe l’Aquila, the Rittenhouse gelateria, espresso bar, restaurant, is all about Italy. You can even take Italian cooking and language classes there. And next […]

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OPINION: Let’s Make History and Abolish Columbus Day in Philly

When news broke last month that Los Angeles was joining Seattle and Denver in removing Columbus Day from its city calendar, I looked to see what […]

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Vote for Best of Philly: What’s Your Favorite Italian Restaurant?

When it comes to Italian restaurants in this city, we have an embarrassment of riches. From the old-school red gravy houses of South Philly to the […]

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Alpha And Omega: Scarpetta Reviewed

Along the arc of a graph reading “Why Is My Restaurant Not Good?,” two opposite mistakes hold down either end of the bell curve. On […]