Lou Di Palo travels to Italy to select the country's most unique specialties for DiPaloSelects.com. He works closely with producers to guarantee the excellence of the products we carry and expertly maintains them so they taste as authentic as they do in Italy. Read Lou's first-hand accounts of discovering the best Italian specialties, and learn about the unbelievably varied traditions and cuisines of Italy's 20 regions.


Lou Speaks About Provolone

At DiPalo's, we have dealt with one family of... Read more.

Lou Speaks About Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano, produced in Emilia-Romagna ... Read more.

Lou Speaks about Asiago D.O.P.

It was night the very first time I traveled up to the Asiago plateau... Read more.

Lou Talks About Bitto Cheese - D.O.P. San Lorenzo

The namesake of Bitto Cheese is the Bitou River, Bitto is... Read more.

Lou Speaks About Caciocavallo

Caciocavallo is produced in several regions in Southern Italy... Read more.

Lou Speaks About Bitto

Bitto cheese is one of the most ancient cow's milk cheeses... Read more.

Lou Talks About Olive Oil from Garda

This is one of my favorite places in Italy... Read more.

Lou Talks About Fontina DOP

When traveling to Val D’Aosta (one of the twenty regions of Italy... Read more.

Lou Talks About Caciocavallo

Caciocavallo is produced in several regions in Southern Italy... Read more.

Lou Speaks About Bosina

High in the hills of Piemonte in, the area referred to as Alta Lange... Read more.

Lou Talks About Stelvio DOP

The Alto Adige region was ceded to Italy after World War I... Read more.

Lou Talks About Speck Alto Adige DOP

The first time I visited Alto Adige, I was traveling from... Read more.

Lou Talks About Prosciutto di San Daniele DOP

Some say the town of San Daniele, in the Friuli region... Read more.

Lou Talks About Piave Cheese

This wonderful cheese is produced in the heart of the Dolomite Mountains... Read more.

Lou Talks About Prosciutto di Parma DOP

What makes Prosciutto di Parma stand out is its production... Read more.

Lou Talks about Asiago D.O.P.

The town of Asiago is part of the Seven Communes... Read more.