Le Virtu Hosting Dinner For Puentes de Salud on August 29
East Passyunk / Fundraisers / Italian / South Philadelphia

Le Virtu Hosting Dinner For Puentes de Salud on August 29

On Wednesday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m., owners Francis Cratil-Cretarola and Cathy Lee, along with Chef Damon Menapace, will host a very special dinner benefiting Puentes de Salud at Le Virtù on East Passyunk Avenue.  The four-course Abruzzese meal, priced at $85 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and paired with selected wines from The Artisan’s Cellar, will serve as another impactful way to support their citywide … Continue reading

Celebrate National Gelato Day at Gran Caffe L’Aquila
Center City / Ice Cream / Italian

Celebrate National Gelato Day at Gran Caffe L’Aquila

National Gelato Day is this Saturday (July 21) and it will be observed at Gran Caffe L’Aquila with a very American spin. International Gelato Champion Stefano Biasini, a partner at Gran Caffe L’Aquila, will introducte his all new Fresh Baked Apple Pie infused gelato. Between 2:00-4:00 PM, Stefano will be hosting a FREE Gelato sampling right in … Continue reading

Carrabba’s Italian Grill Launches Delivery Service
Delivery / Italian / New Jersey / Philadelphia Suburbs

Carrabba’s Italian Grill Launches Delivery Service

Italian-food lovers can now enjoy made-from-scratch dishes in the comfort of their homes – without lifting a finger. Straight from Carrabba’s Italian Grill’s kitchen to yours, the new delivery service brings their signature homemade favorites straight to your door to make dinner even easier, any night of the week. Guests can order online from their … Continue reading

FREE Ravioli at The Pineville Tavern on March 20th (National Ravioli Day)
Bucks County / Free / Italian

FREE Ravioli at The Pineville Tavern on March 20th (National Ravioli Day)

If you love ravioli, The Pineville Tavern is the place to be on Tuesday, March 20th, which is National Ravioli Day! The historic restaurant is offering scrumptious specials that will have pasta lovers from throughout the region converging on the Bucks County restaurant during the first day of spring. Ravioli has been one of the … Continue reading

New Jersey Restaurant Named Semifinalist For Prestigious James Beard Award
Awards / Italian / New Jersey

New Jersey Restaurant Named Semifinalist For Prestigious James Beard Award

Four-month old Osteria Radici in Allentown, NJ has been named to one of the most prestigious lists in the culinary world. The Italian restaurant located on the town’s historic main street is a semifinalist for a James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in the country. Of the 28 restaurants on the list, it is … Continue reading

Grubspotting: Cotoletta’s Cacio e Pepe
Bala Cynwyd / Grubspotting / Italian

Grubspotting: Cotoletta’s Cacio e Pepe

Cotoletta BYOB in Belmont Hills has introduced Cacio e Pepe. It’s one of the very few restaurants in the Philadelphia area to offer the classic Roman staple, while guests watch the mouthwatering pasta creation being prepared in front of them, right in the dining room. For the “Cacio e Pepe” or “cheese and pepper” dish, … Continue reading

Cotoletta BYOB in Belmont Hills Launches a Home-Style Italian Sunday Brunch
Bala Cynwyd / Brunch / Italian

Cotoletta BYOB in Belmont Hills Launches a Home-Style Italian Sunday Brunch

Cotoletta, the rustic BYOB Italian restaurant, located at 201 Jefferson Street in Bala Cynwyd will be open for brunch only on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “I’ve wanted to offer an Italian-style brunch since we opened nearly two years ago,” she said. “I’m excited for our guests to feel like they are coming … Continue reading

Gran Caffe L’Aquila’s “Arrosticini” Takes on Philly Cheesesteak
Cheesesteaks / Italian / Rittenhouse Square

Gran Caffe L’Aquila’s “Arrosticini” Takes on Philly Cheesesteak

This is the first time I’m hearing about the Arrosticini and I’m being told that it is Italy’s answer to a Cheesesteak from the Abruzzo region just east of Rome. It can be found at Rittenhouse Square’s Gran Caffe L’Aquila (1716 Chestnut Street). The Arrosticini is a complex flavored lamb skewer that starts with the meat divided into … Continue reading

1976 Prices at La Famiglia for 41st Anniversary
Italian / Old City

1976 Prices at La Famiglia for 41st Anniversary

Where could one possibly dine in old-world style in the most beautiful setting and enjoy a filet mignon for only $15.95 (FILETTO ALLA FAMIGLIA, Filet Mignon served with a mushroom, onion, garlic and wine sauce) or veal for only $12.95 (VITELIO BIANCO – Veal sautéed with mushrooms in a garlic and brandy cream sauce)? Of … Continue reading