Walk in to a flood of blended aromas. This is the tradition of Dioguardi’s Italian Foods, a 90-plus-year-old best-kept secret for foodies. Almost nothing has changed at this grocery except the date on the calendar. Mama was the saleswoman, Papa the sausage maker and the stand-up guy to her jokes.
Company’s coming! More than any other time of year, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day require a repertoire of hors d’oeuvres. We’ll welcome drop-in guests, reunite with out-of-town friends, host cocktail parties and gather for family dinners. Appetizers always are appropriate.
Duke and his wife, Dina, part of the family that operated Tozzi’s Italian Restaurant in Magnolia for nearly 100 years, opened Tozzi’s Downtown in the former Fedeli, with its hideaway entrance on the alleylike Court Avenue.