Di Palo’s: A Century of Gourmet Food History in the Lower East Side - 92Y, New York

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Di Palo’s: A Century of Gourmet Food History in the Lower East Side

Francine Segan and Lou DiPalo

Since 1925 the DiPalo family has been selling Italian food, making mozzarella, expertly slicing prosciutto and cutting 80 pound wheels of cheese from their iconic Little Italy gourmet shop.

Enjoy a tasting of fine Italian foods including Grana Padano cheese and Venchi Chocolates as Francine Segan chats with Lou on all things Italian.

Francine Segan

Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets

Lou Di Palo

Born Luigi Santomauro in 1951, Lou Di Palo grew up behind the counter at Di Palo’s in New York’s Little Italy and the Italian-American neighborhood of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn …

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