Perfect Plates of Summer at Upstairs @ Di Bruno’s

Perk up your palate with our light, and more than gratifying twists on the perfect summer plates at Upstairs @ Di Brunos. At this time of the season, most gardens are exploding with bright colored veggies and all sorts of produce that will find its way to the dining room, but at Upstairs @ Di
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Stay Cool in the Center City Heat

In the throws of a hot summer day, we are all confronted with the same question. What is the best method for staying cool? Well if walking from one shop to the next in hopes of stealing a smidgeon of air conditioning is the best idea you have, read on!! Might I suggest an indulgent
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Ray’s Another Happy Customer

…DiBruno’s and the Italian Market area are the reasons I first brought my 80 yr old Italian mother to visit the area about 7 years ago and she loves all of your stores. We make the trip from the DC area 2-3 times a year and each trip must include a stop at one or
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Eileen Loves Us!

Hi! Last week I was in your Chestnut Street store with my mom and sister. We have been in both locations many times. As usual, we were impressed by the service we received. Jeff (?) was in the back of the store and provided great knowledge about cheeses made by women (it was Mother’s Day).
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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia What makes the perfect panini sandwich? For us at Di Bruno Bros, it is a few simple ingredients that make the best panini. Everyone loves a good sandwich and we are fortunate to have some of the best ingredients in the world to play with. We often have friendly battles on who can
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Di Bruno Bros. is Expanding!

From its beginnings in 1939 as a small shop in Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market, Di Bruno Bros. has made quite a reputation for itself as Culinary Pioneers and developed an extremely loyal following. Its growth has seen the creation of its ecommerce business, the Pronto cafe and most recently the beautiful multi-level gourmet destination store
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Meet the Cheesemaker Event

Come meet Sue Miller, local creator of two of our newest additions to the cheesecave, Birchrun Blue and Highland Alpine cheese. Sue will be on hand tomorrow to sample her lovely cheese and answer your pressing dairy questions.Inspired by a PASA (Pennslyvania Sustainable Agriculture Association) conference and with guidance from Vermont cheese expert Peter Dickson,
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Upcoming Cheese Tastings at Di Bruno Bros.

Ommegang Beer & Cheese Friday June 8th 6 – 8pm $45. per person Patrick LaZalle will be co-hosting this event along with our award winning cheese monger Zeke Ferguson. We will taste Omegang’s great beers that are made locally and inspired from full flavored Belgian ales. Patrick will be bringing some surprises and Zeke will
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Q & A with Hunter Fike

Recently, Hunter Fike, one of our stellar cheese specialists at the Italian Market store sat down to divulge his life’s story. Here it is in a nutshell: Q: How long have you been at Di Bruno Bros. and what brought you here? A: I have worked at DiBruno’s since I was 14, now eleven years
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Keen on Flavour

Let’s talk a bit about cheddars. Like most of us, I did not grow up with artisan or farmhouse cheeses gracing my palate. Rather, shiny yellow slices of “cheddar” product and (if I was lucky), my favorite factory orange-alert tinted “munster” were the fromage de rigeur of the Lawler household. And if the holidays called
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