Presto–A Restaurant Review

By: Mary Fran Bontempo I grew up with Italian grandparents from South Philadelphia. We lived the whole South Philly Italian experience including gravy, Sunday pasta dinners at 3 PM and everything, of course, home made.  And I loved it all--except the gnocchi.Gnocchi (pronounced "nyucky" in the Americanized version of the word), are generally little football-shaped ovals of dough, made with either potato or ricotta cheese. And most of the time, they taste like little ovals [...]

2018-10-30T09:49:43-04:00September 5th, 2012|2 Comments

Piero’s: A Recommendation for You

by Chrysa SmithThink Andrea Bocelli, Celine Deon and Piero's. Because this Huntingdon Valley, PA ristorante delivers on both food and atmosphere.Step inside, take a deep breath and say aaaahhh! You've arrived at a restaurant appropriate for dinner-- linen tablecloths, a clearly Tuscan decor, dimmed lighting and music to dine by. As you sit there you realize that this is how a restaurant experience should be. No hustle, no bustle, no noise. But certainly [...]

2018-10-30T09:52:07-04:00March 8th, 2012|0 Comments