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There’s Now a Summer Version of Le Virtù’s Epic 40-Course Panarda Dinner

Le Virtù has added a second date for its annual 40-course, nine-hour marathon meal — and this time, it’s al fresco. The feast — Mastrogiurato Panarda — […]

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We’ve Got to Stop Opening Italian Restaurants in Philly

In 2013, I worked at a restaurant in Philly called Fitler Dining Room, led by an ambitious chef named Rob Marzinsky. He did things like […]

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Jeff Michaud and Michael Schulson Are Opening a Pasta Restaurant in Rittenhouse

Chef Jeff Michaud and restaurateur Michael Schulson partnered up to save Osteria from the Urban Outfitters chopping block back a year and a half ago, refreshing […]

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Marc Vetri Is Opening a Pasta Bar in the Italian Market

Ever since Marc Vetri purchased the building that housed Italian Market mainstay Fiorella’s Sausage for more than a century back in October, we’ve been waiting […]

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Where to Get Easter Bread in Philadelphia

Easter bread, also known as pane di pasqua, is made with a sweet dough enriched with eggs that’s twisted into long braids or rounds — and […]

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Fiore Is About to Launch Dinner Service in Queen Village

Fiore, the new contemporary Italian cafe and bar in Queen Village, has been crushing it with pastries, pizzettes, and light lunch fare since they first […]

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Mama Palma’s in Fitler Square to Become Palma’s Cucina

Mama Palma’s, the long-running pizzeria and Italian restaurant in Fitler Square, is getting a new interior, a new menu, and a new name. Renato and Brunella […]

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13 Places to Get Great Chicken Parm in Philadelphia

It’s no secret that Philly knows how to do Italian, whether contemporary preparations featuring handmade pasta or old-school, red gravy comfort fare. But there’s one […]

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Osteria’s Happy Hour Is Easily One of the Best Deals in Philly

Everybody loves a good happy hour. Discounted drinks, deals on snacks that can, if you play your cards right, easily serve as dinner — what’s […]

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Cry Baby Opens With Grilled Sardines and House-Made Pasta in Queen Village

Cry Baby Pasta, the Italian bar and restaurant from two longtime Philly restaurant industry couples, debuts this weekend. Doors open at 4 p.m. this Friday, January 18th in the […]

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Fiore Debuts With Lunch, Coffee, and Pastries in Queen Village

We’ve been excited for NYC expats Justine MacNeil and Ed Crochet’s contemporary Italian spot, Fiore, to open since they took over the former Kanella South […]

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13 Philadelphia Restaurants Serving the Feast of the Seven Fishes

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

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7 Places to Get Great Panettone in Philadelphia

For many Philadelphians, it’s just not Christmas without a tender, featherlight loaf of panettone — but this iconic Italian holiday bread is notoriously challenging to master […]

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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 […]