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3T Trip to Bronx Little Italy - April 26, 2014
A Day of Dining and Shopping in “The Real Little Italy”

Come join us for a trip to one of the most authentic neighborhoods in NYC, the Belmont section of the Bronx. Whether you call it Belmont, Bronx Little Italy, or Arthur Avenue, the experience will offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in one of the best Italian dining and shopping meccas in the region.

For generations, the traditional Italian culture found in the vibrant community of the “Real Little Italy” in the Bronx has sustained a thriving business district that includes world-class restaurants and cafes and high-quality shops and specialty stores carrying superb handmade local and imported items.

Bronx Little Italy is the best place for bread, pasta, meat, pastries and Italian sausage and the warm welcome you’ll receive from the proprietors of these family-owned businesses will ensure that you’ll not only enjoy the food you eat, but you’ll be sure to have a great time!


Date: Saturday April 26, 2014

Two Pickup locations:
  • 10:00 a.m. Long Island: The Sears parking lot in Hicksville (195 N Broadway)
  • 11:00 a.m. Manhattan: 40th & Lexington Ave. (South east corner)
  • Or meet us there. (See options below.)

Note:  We will leave Arthur Avenue at 4:30 PM and should return to Long Island by 6:00 PM.

Price: $95 (buy tickets below)
  • Transportation by luxury bus
  • Small group tours to some of the most authentic shops this side of Italy.
  • Meet the merchants; get behind the scenes tours
  • Free tastings and discounts just for Tomatoes
  • Sumptuous three-course meal at Gerbsi Risorante, a neighborhood favorite on Arthur Avenue
  • Italian wines from VE Raimo Brands, importers of Italian boutique wines  will be served with lunch. 
  • Amazing raffle prizes & gift bags! (See  below).
Price without transportation: $65 (we'll let you know where to meet us.​

Questions, or to pay by check

For more information about Bronx Little Italy, go to or  

Special Thanks to Our Bronx Little Italy Sponsors

Special Thanks to Our Bronx Little Italy Sponsors

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Teitel Brothers Grocery Company, established in 1915 and now, in its 3rd generation, offers high quality Italian Gourmet Specialty items, imported cheeses, olive oil, tomatoes and pasta.
Vincent’s Meat Market is a top quality butcher providing the highest quality meats, recipes, tips and top quality service to its customers since 1954. You can shop online too.
For 30 years Joe's Italian Deli has been serving Fine Imported Cheeses, Italian Meats, Oils & Vinegars, and Italian Pastas. Their specialty is homemade, fresh mozzarella cheeses
Over 70 years of making pasta, the thing that’s never changed at Borgatti’s is how what we make has power to connect families & that’s truly special.
In the great tradition of Italian-American family-grown businesses, Artuso Pastry has become a nationally recognized culinary treasure through dedication and authenticity, one fabulous cannoli at a time.
Baskets filled with the freshest fruit and finest Italian specialties synonymous with Arthur Avenue, like pasta, cheeses, chocolates, biscotti, sun dried tomatoes and more from Modern Baskets.
Antonio's $25 Gift Certificate
Biancardi's Meats $100 Gift Certificate
Modern Baskets - Gift Basket
Calabria Pork Store $25 Gift Certificate
Mario's $25 Gift Certificate
La Cantina Wine & Liquor offers a wide variety of fine wines for every taste and price range. Friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you with the perfect selection
Additional Sponsors
Cerini Coffee & Gifts has been a family owned fixture in Little Italy for over 30 years. They carry over 25 blends of espresso coffee beans imported from Italy. 
Logo Apron & Hat from
 Felix Custom T-Shirts
VE Raimo Brands are importers of wonderful wines from boutique small micro vineyards in Italy. These specialty wines rarely leave Italy – until now!
Enzo's $75 Gift Certificate
Ann & Tony's Gift Certificate
Zero Otto Nove $100 Gift Certificate
Peter's Meat Market Gift Certificate
DeLillo Pastry Shop Gift Certificate
Gino's Pastry Shop $25 Gift Certificate
We'll be raffling off these amazing items thanks to these Bronx Little Italy Merchants