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Sep 13, 2010 08:00 AM

Italian Salami/Dried Sausage Maker in Philadelphia?

I am looking for locally made coppa, copicola, guanciale, pancetta etc. I already know about D'Angelo's.

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  1. DiBruno Bros, Garces Trading Co

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    1. re: barryg

      +1 on DiBruno Brothers. If they don't have it in store, they'll get it.

    2. Used to be a store on the northeast corner of 15th and Ritner where he made his own soppressate and hung them in basement to age. Do not know if still there but always stopped when going to Nick's roast beef at 20th and Jackson.

      1. Try Mancuso's on Passyunk Ave. I know they make their own cheeses and I thought I heard they make salami and sopressata too.

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        1. re: Philly Ray

          Thank you for the quick replies and suggestions.

          Concerning Mancuso’s they do have excellent in-house mozzarella but, I called, and they do not cure any meats.

          Concerning DiBruno’s they, also, do not cure any meats in-house.

          This is a tough one, I didn’t want to go all the way to New York. If you have any more ideas please let me know. I am especially interested in locally made coppa, guanciale and pancetta.


          1. re: Unkle Al

            DiBruno's definitely has a house brand Cap... I thought they made it but maybe it's contracted. Did you check out Garces Trading Co?

            Call the guys at Green Aisle Grocery. I know they have locally produced bacon, maybe they have other stuff; at the very least they might be able to point you in the right direction as they are local food experts.


            Plenty of chefs around town cure their own meats; if you have a large order, maybe someone can accomodate you.

            1. re: barryg

              Yeah, I happened to be at DiBruno's the weekend they were debuting their own stuff (the Chestnut St location). They don't make it at either location though, I think that would be difficult, the guy told me that they had a commercial kitchen off-site specifically for the cured meats.

              1. re: urbanfabric

                Claudio's has a house brand pancetta, but not 100% sure if it's made in house.