Italian Antipasti in Summertime: Caprese, Antipasto Plates, and Bruschetta with Garlic Toast

May 21st, 2021
Italian antipasti

Summertime in Italy means the arrival of refreshing antipasti dishes served while dining alfresco at Italian osterias and trattorias.

Summertime in Italy means the arrival of refreshing antipasti dishes served while dining alfresco at Italian osterias and trattorias. At Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace, our Italian antipasti is prepared from scratch with authentic Italian recipes and locally-sourced ingredients. Our specialties include caprese served with thick-sliced mozzarella drizzled in balsamic glaze, antipasto plates filled to the brim with dry-aged Italian meats, and homemade bruschetta topped on garlic toast. All of our Italian antipasti dishes are perfect for serving up in the summertime with a cool bottle of your favorite rosa wine from our marketplace. Buon Appetito! 

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Delectable, Authentic Italian Desserts in the Heart of Annapolis, MD

May 14th, 2021
Italian desserts

We have authentic Italian desserts located in the heart of Annapolis, MD: gelato bombe, cannoli, and more!

At Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have authentic Italian desserts located in the heart of Annapolis, MD.  We have a wide variety of imported Italian gelato bombe (classic, spumoni, dream, and exotic!) to cannoli classici filled with chocolate chips, hazelnut gelato flutes, and even tiramisu stacked with fresh mascarpone.  Read on to learn about a few of our Italian dessert specialties sure to be the shining stars of your dinnertime with la famiglia.

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Take-Out Giolitti Deli for Lunch

May 7th, 2021

At Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have top choices in Italian take-out for the whole family to enjoy.

At Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have top choices in Italian take-out for the whole family to enjoy. We specialize in artisan build-your-own sandwiches, fresh salads served with our house bread, gourmet pizzas with crispy house-kneaded dough, and authentic hot pasta specialties. Our lunch is served from Monday through Saturday between 10 am to 4 pm and 11 am to 4 pm on Sundays! Contact us today for lunch take-out at (410) 266-8600 for the taste of Italy in the heart of Annapolis, MD. Read on to find out a few of our top favorite lunch take-out dishes at Giolitti Deli!

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Our Favorite Italian Spring Wines at Giolitti Deli

April 29th, 2021
Italian spring wine

At Giolitti Delicatessen and Marketplace, we’re gearing up for the warm weather with a few of our favorite Italian spring wines.

At Giolitti Delicatessen and Marketplace, we’re gearing up for the warm weather with a few of our favorite in-season wines. Whether you plan to spend all season long in the outdoors in your backyard with la famiglia or you’re looking forward to quiet summer evenings having dinner on your patio, we carry a wide selection of Italian wines within our marketplace that are perfect for pairing with any occasion. Prosecco, Rosé, and Vermentino wine all offer crisp finishes that we find to be particularly palate-pleasing in sunny months. Read on to learn about our favorite Italian summer wines at Giolitti Deli!

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A Taste Tour of Italian Burrata Cheese with Giolitti Deli

April 23rd, 2021
burrata cheese

With summertime quickly on the horizon, we’ve got numerous fresh cheeses available within our marketplace, including burrata cheese.

Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace is your one-stop shop for authentic Italian ingredients and delicacies located in the heart of Annapolis, MD. With summertime quickly on the horizon, we’ve got numerous fresh cheeses available within our marketplace, including burrata cheese. Burrata cheese originated in the 1920s from the Apulia region of Italy and is a round drop of cow’s milk mozzarella cheese filled with a creamy mixture of milk and sweet cream. Originally slated to have been conceptualized from the leftovers in the cheesemaking process after milking the morning cows, burrata is widely popular and a delicious component of many Italian entertaining spreads

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Authentic Italian Catering with Giolitti’s Deli for Springtime Entertaining

April 16th, 2021
Italian catering

Giolitti’s Deli features an extensive authentic Italian catering menu perfect for all of your springtime entertaining needs.

Giolitti’s Deli features an extensive authentic Italian catering menu perfect for all of your springtime entertaining needs. Our firenze menu incorporates fresh homemade sides, bread rolls, assorted desserts, crispy baguette sandwiches, entrees, salads, pasta by the pan, and even an extensive assortment of starters! Whether you’re opting for rosemary focaccia rolls, an Italian cold cut party sub, manicotti, or tiramisu — there’s a little something for everyone to bring the taste of Italy into the heart of Annapolis, MD. All of our orders and cancellations require 48 hours of advance notice and must be paid in advance with service arrangements available for select occasions. Here are a few of our favorite authentic Italian selections off of our firenze menu. 

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Buon Appetito with Giolitti Deli and Rosa Wine

April 9th, 2021
italian dining

A staple in any authentic casual (or osteria) Italian dining experience is always a bottle or glass of rosa wine, particularly in warmer months.

As an Italian delicatessen and marketplace, Giolitti’s is committed to providing our customers with an authentic in-house and at-home casual dining experience. A staple in any authentic casual (or osteria) Italian dining experience is always a bottle or glass of rosa wine, particularly in warmer months. With rosa wine gaining its notoriety straight from the shores of Sicily, it’s a semi-sweet blend that’s refreshingly crisp on the palate. Here’s a few of our favorite Giolitti’s heartwarming, filling Italian appetizers and entrees that pair perfectly with the crisp bite of rosa wine. 

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Giolitti Deli’s Springtime Rosa Wine Season

April 2nd, 2021
rosa wine

Rosa wine flows abundantly into glasses and is perfect for outdoor entertaining with la famiglia. Check out our stock of rosa wine at Giolitti’s Deli!

Giolitti Delicatessen and Marketplace is swiftly moving into the rosé wine season. Rosé consumption is prevalent in warmer, springtime months and summer temperatures due to its refreshing body featuring semi-sweet floral notes. In Italy, rosa wine was initially blended by crushing light grapes with red grapes to produce sparkling pink wine. There are several types of rosé wines that are particularly popular amongst locals throughout Italy: Rosato (very pale pink), Cerasuolo (cherry red), and Ramato (a pink-skinned Pinot Grigio rosa blend). Rosa flows abundantly into wine glasses and is perfect for outdoor entertaining with la famiglia! 

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Giolitti’s Pasqua — All You Need for an Italian Easter Brunch

March 26th, 2021
Italian Easter

At Giolitti’s Fine Italian Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have everything you need for an authentic Italian Pasqua.

At Giolitti’s Fine Italian Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have everything you need for an authentic Italian Pasqua. Pasqua represents the arrival of springtime in Italy and great feasts in celebration of rebirth. For hosts looking to create the perfect Giolitti-style Italian Easter brunch, we’ve proudly served the Annapolis area with authentic Italian delicacies and beverages since 1992. This Easter, we’re featuring Italian Colomba cakes, specialty chocolate eggs, and Cipriani Bellini’s perfect for toasting your brunch with la famiglia.  

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Italian Entertaining Spreads for La Famiglia Featuring Iberico Chorizo and Olli Pepperoni

March 19th, 2021
Italian entertaining

We offer Iberico chorizo and artisan Olli pepperoni perfect for either the refined palette of nonna and even your youngest bambino!

Giolitti’s Fine Italian Market and full-service delicatessen knows that families rely on us to provide the freshest of ingredients for la famiglia, especially when it comes to creating an Italian entertaining spread that brings the taste of Italy home to Maryland. We offer Iberico chorizo and artisan Olli pepperoni perfect for the refined palette of nonna and even your youngest bambino! Here’s a few ideas to curate your top Italian entertaining spreads that will keep your families entertained this Spring. 

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