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Dining In & Out – July


Alice Pizza
Authentic Roman-style pizza al taglio and Italian happy hour. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun.-Mon.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Entrees include pizza by the slice/margherita pizza, Patate Picante, Cacio e Pepe, Bucatini Amatriciana. Lunch and dinner entrees $10-$20. 235 S. 15th St., Philadelphia. (215) 545-2020. www.alicephilly.com

Carlino’s Market
Italian gourmet market offering catering, artisan foods, cakes, sauces, prepared meals, gifts. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Online ordering and delivery. 2616 E. County Line Road, Ardmore, Pa. (484) 557-2691. www.carlinosmarket.com

Fava Ristorante Italiano
Open for lunch, dinner, and Saturday and Sunday brunch, featuring Faroe Island Salmon, Tuscan Seafood Stew, Capellini di Mare, Veal Scaloppine & Crab, and more. Dinner entrees $25-$35. Piano bar open 5-8 p.m. on Mondays. Fireplace, baby grand piano, private event space, table-side filleting and dessert flambéing. Hours: Saturday-Sunday brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Monday-Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Monday-Thursday dinner 2:30- 9 p.m.; Friday dinner 2:30-10 p.m.; Saturday dinner 2-10 p.m.; Sunday dinner 2-8:30 p.m. 1102 Baltimore Pike, Suite 101, Glen Mills, Pa. 19342, (484) 840-8603. www.favaglenmills.com

Gennaro’s Italian Kitchen
Quaint family restaurant serving traditional Italian favorites. Featured entrees include rigatoni vodka with chicken cutlet, pappardelle with park ragu, cioppino over linguini, and potato gnocchi with meatballs. Dinner entrees $12-$27; lunch $10-$18. Open 4-8:30 p.m. Tue-Thu.; 4-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 4-8 p.m. Sun. 4600 Pennell Road, Aston, Pa. (610) 497-3393. www.gennarosaston.com

Gran Caffè L’Aquila
Luxury Italian market, award-winning coffee lab, gelato lab; Italian happy hour, soccer events, culture school. Dinner entrees include Sugo della Domenica, Carbonara, Gnocchi alla Bava, Arrosticini. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun.-Thu.; 8 a.m.- 11 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Lunch and dinner entrees $15- $30. 1716 Chestnut St., Philadelphia. (215) 568-5600. www.grancaffelaquila.com

La Casa Pasta
Authentic Italian cuisine in an elegant setting in a long-established, suburban retail plaza. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. Lunch entrees $15-$25; dinner entrees $20-$45. Featured offerings: Fusilli Santa Maria, Crab Ravioli, Seafood Pescatore, Bronzino. Dining room seats 250, plus outdoor dining in covered courtyard. Ambience includes fireplace, brick-oven pizza, stone arches outside. Entertainment: Solo singers on Fri.-Sat. nights. 120 Four Seasons Parkway, Newark, (302) 738-9935. www.lacasapasta.com

La Famiglia Ristorante
Distinctive Italian cuisine served in stunning banquet room. Seating for 150 including four at bar and 10 enclosed outdoors. Secluded private rooms available. Also hosts wedding receptions. Featured entrees: Involtini di Pollo, Salmon alla Chardonnay, Capesante con Risotto, Filleto diManzo. Extensive wine list. Reservations recommended. Chef Luis Yauri. Open for dinner 5-9 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 8 S. Front St., Philadelphia. (215) 922-2803. www.lafamiglia.com

La Piazza Cucina
Italian cuisine in the heart of Wildwood, N.J. Open daily 4 to 10 p.m. Indoor and outdoor dining with seating for 85. Dinner entrees $20- $35. Selections: Cioppino, chicken parmigiana, Sicilian calamari, Sicilian chicken. Entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays with oldies host Joey M. Reservations recommended. 3813 Pacific Ave., Wildwood, N.J. (609) 522-8300. www.lapiazzacucina.net

Luigi & Giovanni Caterers
Italian food specialties including a vast array of meats, groceries, pizza and pastries, cheeses, grab-and-go single dinners, family dinners, cheese steaks, hoagies. Corporate catering, on-site catering, delivery, curbside pickup. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 3601 Chapel Road, Newtown Square, Pa. 19073. (610) 353-2080. www.luigiandgiovannicaterers.com

Panorama Restaurant & Wine Bar
Classic authentic and contemporary Italian specialties in the Penn’s View Hotel in the heart of Old City Philadelphia. 5-9 p.m. Tue.-Thu.; 5-10 p.m. Fri.; 3-10 p.m. Sat.; 2-8 p.m. Sun. Dinner entrees $27-$45, including lobster ravioli, gnocchi tartuffo, braciola, New York strip. Also offering more than 120 wines on tap, poured from a custom-made winekeeper that holds Guinness World Record as largest in the world. Reservations recommended. 14 N. Front St., Philadelphia. (215) 922-7800. www.panoramawinebar.com

Penns Woods Winery
Blending Old World tradition and modern innovation, Penns Woods has been producing premium wines in Pennsylvania for more than 20 years. Soak in vineyard views from the Tasting Room or enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the lawn with a bottle of wine. Serves a selection of local cheeses and accoutrements. Outdoor picnics welcome. Live music every weekend (spring-fall) and special events through- out the year. Open daily. See website for hours. 124 Beaver Valley Road., Chadds Ford, Pa. (610) 459-0808. www.pennswoodswinery.com

Serpe & Sons Bakery
Known for 70 years for delicious bread and rolls, cakes, pies, pastries and cookies, Serpe’s also offers all the ingredients to make your own pizza at home. You can also take home Rosa Fine Foods and Scaramuzza Pasta Products. 1411 Kirkwood Highway, Elsmere. (302) 994-1868. www.serpesbakery.com

Suburban Food Service
Food truck offering breakfast, lunch and dinner at your location and time with a day’s notice. Italian, Mexican, American, Eagles tailgate parties. Featured items: Grab-and-go cheese-steaks, taco bowls, lemon roasted chicken, penne pasta with crispy prosciutto and parmesan. Lunch entrees $10-$15; dinner $15-$25. (610) 618-9250. www.suburbanfoodservice.com

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