Di Palo's

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In the News

July, 2009
  • The New York Times & NYTimes.com: A Taste of Home (Well, Hid, Anyway)
    “On a recent trip he brought back a number of products that he is selling at DiPalo Fine Foods, his store in Little Italy.”
  • Intermezzo: Corn: not just for polenta anymore
    “In a partnership with New York specialty food grocer Di Palo, the chef is selling several of her favorite Italian ingredients…”
June, 2009
May, 2009
April, 2009
  • Time Out New York: Eat Outing: Pizza Workshop & Walking tour of Little Italy
    “Pie pro Mark Bello leads this hands-on pizza workshop and tour. Hit spots like Alleva Dairy for Bello’s favorite mozzarella, along with other Little Italy staples such as Di Palo’s specialty store.”
  • SheKnows.com: Must-try gourmet Italian food and wine
    “Whether you’ve traveled through Italy dining on authentic Italian meals that your memory can still taste or if you’ve had the pleasure of feasting at an Italian restaurant that made you feel like you were in the beloved country…”
  • New York: Di Palo’s Gastronomia on Track for Next Month
    “It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with Di Palo’s plan to expand next door.”
March, 2009
February, 2009
  • Newsday.com: NYC for foodies
    “This Little Italy gem has been operating under the Di Palo family since 1925, and great grandson Lou travels regularly to Italy to select the best provisions…”
  • Foodandwine.com: Best New Chefs 2008: Gerard Craft
    “Gerard Craft likes using extremely fresh ricotta cheese for his toasts; his favorite kind is from Di Palo Selects in Manhattan.”
  • MyGourmetConnection: Newest Finds From GourmetByMail
    “Di Palo Selects imports some of the finest, handcrafted gourmet products Italy has to offer.”
  • Miamiherald.com: ITALIAN PRODUCTS: Go online for Di Palo
    “At Di Palo’s in New York’s Little Italy, customers sometimes arrive with a suitcase and fill it to the brim with cheeses, salamis and imported pasta.”
  • GenArt: Portrait of the Artist: Leah Tinari
    “Every one of Leah Tinari’s pieces is a celebration in itself. We caught up with the party girl to inquire about her methods, muses and memories.”
January, 2009
  • Deli Business: The Italian Deli
    Consumers still opting for imported Italian deli items amid rising prices
December, 2008
  • The New York Times: Thrifty Indulgences, Delivered to Their Door
    “And at last, Di Palo’s, a landmark Italian market in Little Italy, is selling its superb Parmigiano-Reggianos online.”
  • Food and Wine: Holiday Gifts $30-$50
    “Rejoice: NYC’s revered Italian purveyor Di Palo’s Fine Foods now ships nationwide.”
  • Saveur.com: 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
    “The melt-in-your-mouth, perfectly spiced salamini cacciatori from Di Palo Selects will have meat fanatics on their knees.”
  • NYDailyNews.com: At DiPalo’s Fine Foods, they’re real Italian heros
    “… a celebration of Italy and the best contemporary vinegars, oils, pastas, cured meats, coffees and flavors from each of the country’s regions… all of which you can now ship to far-flung New Yorkers thanks to their brand-new Web site, www.DipaloSelects.com.”
  • Newsday: Cheese, Part One
    “The online extension of this fourth generation store, currently run by Lou Di Palo, offers homemade pasta, olive oils and, of course, an array of creamy, artisan-crafted cheeses.”
  • TheWednesdayChef.com: Tagliatelle with Braised Kale and Ricotta
    “I came into an inordinate amount of ricotta last week…some from Di Palo…”
  • The Repository & Cantonrep.com: Chew on This
November, 2008
  • Writing With My Mouth Full: Di Palo Fine Foods
    “I make bi-weekly trips here to see Sal…if you can’t make the trip, they’re now online. Yay!”
  • EricaDeMane.com: Di Palo now has a website
    “… a nice hunk of Piacentinu, the saffron-scented Sicilian pecorino? No problem. You can click it into your life.”
  • EatingInTranslation.com: Di Palo’s Fine Foods
    “Pecorino (“little sheep”) describes a vast range of Italian sheep’s milk cheeses; Di Palo’s carries more than a hundred…”
  • Charlotte Observer: On The Web: 37 Cheeses From Italy
    “… 37 types of cheese, including seven Italian pecorinos and Parmigiano-Reggianos made with fall or spring milk”
October, 2008
  • The Washington Post: Di Palo Selects
    “At Di Palo’s in New York’s Little Italy, customers sometimes arrive with a suitcase and fill it to the brim with cheeses, salamis and imported pasta. That’s no longer necessary.”
  • Savory TV: Savory Ingredient Spotlight – All About Asiago Cheese
    “… Lou DiPalo of DiPalo Selects, an online supplier of Italian specialty foods, visits master cheesemakers in the town of Asiago, and they discuss the qualities of the superior DOP cheeses, and observe the making of Asiago Pressato.”
  • My Italian Place: Shopping: Truly Italian
    “You will hear me talk about DiPalo’s many times in the future. This is my favorite store in New York City”
  • Amarillo.com: In The Shopping Cart
September, 2007
  • Gourmet Magazine: Italy’s German Accent
    “Di Palo’s Fine Foods [is] a 97 year old latteria, or milk store, that has grown into a cheese and Italian specialty food shop (the world’s greatest in my opinion)…”