A Matter of Taste: All About Olive Oil

South Jersey Magazine | Peter Proko | February, 2020

A few years back while spending the day in Princeton, Bobby McVicker had an epiphany as he and his wife did some window shopping… [link] [pdf]

Six great South Jersey places to score holiday desserts

Courier-Post | Tammy Paolino | December, 2019

Perhaps you have already baked 12 dozen of the world’s most spectacular Christmas cookies, are elbow-deep in a tub of fruit cake batter… [link] [pdf]

Best of Philly

Philadelphia Magazine | August, 2019

Shopkeeper Marcello De Feo couldn’t find a place to get the Abruzzo-inspired fare he grew up eating, so he went ahead and opened one up… [link] [pdf]

2019 Best of the Best

South Jersey Magazine | July, 2019

You would think after all this time that we would run out of recommendations by now, but nothing could be further from the truth… [link] [pdf]

Sidestepping Haddonfield Retail Rents, Small Business Partnerships Explore New Models for Success

NJ Pen | Matt Skoufalos | June 11, 2019

For as much success as opening a food-based business may foretell in today’s economy, occupying even the smallest storefront, occupying even the smallest storefront … [link] [pdf]

Pop-ups and dreams of a burger joint are on the table in Haddonfield

Courier-Post | Tammy Paolino | April 1, 2019

Marcello De Feo’s passion for food led him to open Valente’s Italian Specialties in Haddonfield’s Kings Court… [link] [pdf]

Podcast: Dining on a Dime – Episode 29

Dining on a Dime | Kevin Wilson | March 24, 2019

Great cheesesteaks are discussed with spots that were off the top of our heads and we still named a dozen… [link]

The Best New South Jersey Restaurants That Opened in 2018

Fork in the Pines | Christina Carrell | January 2, 2019

Set between Philadelphia and Atlantic City, South Jersey’s restaurant scene continues to diversify… [link] [pdf]

Ancient pizzelle is still a popular cookie at Christmastime … or anytime

Courier-Post | Carol Comegno | December 17, 2018

A few South Jersey businesses like Del Buono’s and Valente’s make the Italian pizzelle… [link] [pdf]

Suburban Family’s Best of Family 2018

Suburban Family Magazine | Staff | November 24, 2018

Best Italian Specialty Food This family market offers authentic, fresh Italian ingredients and more with specialty pastas… [link]

13 Great Cheese Shops in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Magazine | Alexandra Jones | November 20, 2018

The new Italian prepared foods spot makes its own whole-milk ricotta and fior di latti… [link] [pdf]

Podcast: He did what when he was 11!?

Entrepreneurs NextDoor | Reece Wilke | November 1, 2018

You are going to absolutely love hearing Marcello Describe the amount of responsibility he shouldered as early as 11… [link]

Valente’s Italian Specialties brings together family, food, memories

The Haddonfield Sun | Bob Herpen | October 5, 2018

To hear Marcello DeFeo, the owner and operator of Valente’s Italian Specialties tell it… [link] [pdf]

Jawn Appétit – Episode 112 – Valente’s Italian Specialties

Jawn Appétit | Roy and Channel Burton | August 26, 2018

If you’re planning on hosting a dinner party, or if you just want to whip up a decent home cooked meal for the family… [link]

Valente’s Italian Specialties Opens in Haddonfield

New Jersey Monthly | Emily Bell | August 23, 2018

Two years after Marcello de Feo launched Valente’s Italian Specialties at local farmers’ markets, it now has its own brick-and-mortar… [link] [ pdf ]

From the Kitchen to the Community

Suburban Family Magazine | Lindsey Getz | August, 2018

Immersed in the Italian kitchen from a young age, Marcello De Feo says that one day opening a place of his own has been his plan for essentially his entire life… [link] [ pdf ]

Let’s Eat: Amis to open in Devon

The Inquirer | Michael Klein | August 15, 2018

Primarily a to-go shop with cheeses, meats, and breads at 7 Kings Court… [link]

Valente’s Brings Traditional Italian Style To Haddonfield

Haddonfield Patch | Anthony Bellano | August 15, 2018

Marcello DeFeo wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but he says he felt like he was born twirling bucatini around a fork… [link] [pdf]

Valente’s, an Italian Specialty Shop, Is About to Open in Haddonfield

Foobooz / Philadelphia Magazine | Alex Jones | August 13, 2018

A chef-turned-software-developer with roots in South Philly and Abruzzo is bringing handmade prepared foods and Italian goods to Haddonfield starting this week… [link] [pdf]

Say cheese! Valente’s Italian Specialties ready to open doors in Haddonfield

Courier-Post | Tammy Paolino | August 12, 2018

Marcello De Feo is busy putting the finishing touches on Valente’s Italian Specialties in Kings Court in Haddonfield, before a soft launch set for Thursday… [link] [pdf]

Valente’s Italian Specialties to open soon in Haddonfield

Courier-Post | Tammy Paolino | June 12, 2018

Margaret Atwood famously said, “Potential has a shelf life.” Marcello De Feo has internalized that notion perhaps a bit more acutely than many of us… [link] [pdf]

Tradition, Legacy, Community at Roots of Valente’s Italian Specialties

NJ Pen | Matt Skoufalos | May 30, 2018

For Marcello De Feo, “Everything is about family.” The firstborn son of an immigrant Italian family, De Feo largely was raised on the traditions his mother, Santa Bianca, and nonna, Paola, brought to America with them from Abruzzo… [link] [pdf]

Valente’s Italian Specialities Haddonfield, NJ.

Philly Bite | Joy Franklin | May 08, 2018

Valente’s Italian Specialities revealed that the company will be opening up a brick and mortar retail shop in downtown of Haddonfield, NJ. Valente’s aims to create the fresh pasta, sauces, and various other Italian specialties… [link] [pdf]

Valente’s Italian Specialties Brick and Mortar in Haddonfield

Philly Grub | Marilyn Johnson | April 04, 2018

Valente’s Italian Specialities announced that they will be opening a brick and mortar retail store in downtown Haddonfield, NJ. Proprietor Marcello De Feo expects a late spring opening for the specialty food store located at 7 Kings Court in the heart of the downtown area… [link] [pdf]

Local Grub: Valente’s Italian Specialties

Philly Grub | Marilyn Johnson | September 01, 2017

The story of Valente’s Italian Specialties actually begins in the small town of Bisenti in the Abruzzo region of Italy, which is where proprietor Marcello De Feo‘s grandparents (Paola and Corrado) and children (Santa and Gaetano) migrated from… [link] [pdf]