Unsung Heroes of the Philly Food Scene: Jim Hasson
Chefs / Interviews

Unsung Heroes of the Philly Food Scene: Jim Hasson

In my quest to get back to creating original content on this blog, I realized that I get the most enjoyment writing about the people of the Philadelphia food scene. I love telling their stories or giving them a platform to tell their own stories. I’m especially fond of writing about lesser known people working … Continue reading

Valente’s Italian Specialties in Haddonfield Now Open
Food Markets / Haddonfield NJ / Openings

Valente’s Italian Specialties in Haddonfield Now Open

UPDATE: Valente’s is expected to officially open on Saturday, August 18th at with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. during the Haddonfield Farmer’s Market. They’ll soft open on Thursday, August 16. Vetri-alum Arnab Maitra, of mobile pizza pop-up Pizza Crime, is on board to help with baking while Jamie Png of DiBruno Bros. will be assisting … Continue reading

Local Grub: Valente’s Italian Specialties
Food Startups / Haddonfield NJ

Local Grub: Valente’s Italian Specialties

The story of Valente’s Italian Specialties actually begins in the small town of Bisenti in the Abruzzo region of Italy, which is where proprietor Marcello De Feo‘s grandparents (Paola and Corrado) and children (Santa and Gaetano) migrated from. This immigrant story is the same as so many others; the Valente’s came to America from Italy in search of a better … Continue reading