A Holiday Cheese Crawl, Save the Date 12/6!

HOLIDAY CHEESE CRAWL  Join us at all five of our shops on Saturday, December 6th for a tour of Di Bruno’s that you won’t soon forget! Sample unique food and drink pairings at each store—plus, visit three out of five stores and earn a special swag bag*! *For the first 100 crawlers. While supplies last. PLENTY OF FOODIE

Our Giant Emmenthaler Wheel—Weight Revealed!

The Story, The Cheese, The Legacy! During a trip to Switzerland in 1965, founding brother Danny Di Bruno sampled some of world’s best cheese – the most legendary being Emmenthaler Swiss.  With passion in his eyes, it was with one bite of this cheese where he was inspired to evolve Di Bruno Bros. into the

RECAP: 2014 International Cheesemakers Rock Stars Dinner

Last Thursday, cheese lovers from near and far convened in the Upstairs Café at our Rittenhouse location to celebrate and learn about the wonderful cheeses made by the Essex St. Cheese producers! Just eight years ago in 2006, cheese aficionado Daphne Zepos and Neal’s Yard Dairy partner Jason Hinds came together to form Essex St. Cheese Company and

Philly-Made: Our Hometown Favorites

Salumi from Italy, olive oil from Spain, and cheese from France (and everywhere else, too), for 75 years Di Bruno Bros. has been bringing the best, most delicious gourmet products to Philadelphia from all over the world. Now, some of those products are coming from very close by, indeed. Though Philadelphia has long been a city of great food, every year it welcomes more makers starting food enterprises offering new, locally-made additions to our lineup.

The House of Cheese Goes ‘Round the World

Culinary pioneering requires culinary exploration. Over the years, Di Bruno Bros. has traveled across the globe scouting culinary wonders on the search for the next perfect bite. Here’s a look into seven (and a half—we’re in the middle of a few now) trips that have shaped our product offerings, food knowledge, and helped make us who

A Proud Piece of the Fabric of Philadelphia

For more than 75 years, we’ve been proud to be a part of the fabric of Philadelphia. When Danny and Joe Di Bruno opened a small corner store in Philadelphia’s Italian Market in 1939, they offered a lot more than groceries. They offered a place for the neighborhood to gather together and celebrate food, family

Superman, World War II, and a Little Shop on 9th Street

by Marc Cappelletti The newsies on 9th Street must have all lost their voices by the end of 1939. “Germany invades Poland!” “First flights across the Atlantic!” “Eagles lose in first televised professional football game!” “U.S. Open golf lands at the Philadelphia Country Club!” Photo credit: Fante’s Kitchen Shop. Tapping into that energy, sensing opportunity, two

R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia

Di Bruno Bros. Turns 75 at the Italian Market Festival!

Philly’s Italian Market Festival is a weekend bursting with food, crafts, unique events and plenty of live entertainment. This year’s Italian Market Festival is particularly special for us, as we celebrate our 75th Anniversary. Come party with us at the Italian Market Festival May 17th & 18th! We’re proud to be celebrating our 75th where it all