Restaurant: Luigi and Giovanni
Address: 3601 Chapel Rd., Newtown Square, PA 19073
Rating (out of 5 stars): ★★★ 1/2
Style: Italian market and prepared foods counter
Atmosphere: European market
Service: Friendly and efficient
Price Range: Inexpensive
Unique Features: Numerous types of Italian staples including olive oil, tomatoes, olives, balsamic vinegar, cheeses, cured meats, pastas and coffee.
Walk into a place like Luigi and Giovanni and you're no longer in America–you feel as though you're in Italy.
The shelves are stocked with endless varieties of olive oil, dry pasta, fresh pasta, porcini mushrooms, San Marzano tomatoes, amaretti, pignoli, tomato paste, freshly baked bread, olives, etc. Gorgeous pieces of cured meat smile back at you from inside the deli counter, fresh mozzarella sits beside its cousin, burrata and some of the thinnest veal cutlets I've ever seen in my life beg to be quickly sauteed in some olive oil.
Is your mouth watering yet?
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