Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
Lou Di Palo with Rachel Wharton
To visit Di Palo's, at Grand and Mott, is not to be rushed. The time and care they take with each customer belies the NYC hustle, which you should leave at the door. Because the Di Palo's -- Lou, Sal, Marie and Connie plus their staff will make sure you know the stories behind every product you buy. If it's an imported product, you learn about the region, the artisan, the terrain, the season--all the factors in producing remarkable foods.