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Michelle Salemi/ Medill

The Taylor Street Fest helps keep tradition alive among Italian community.

Little Italy neighborhood won't let traditions fade

by Michelle Salemi
Aug 09, 2012


Michelle Salemi/ Medill

Ralph Davino is the owner of the Pompei location in Little Italy.  His family started the business back in 1909.

It'll be a toast to Italian food and culture this weekend as the annual Festa Italiana kicks off another year.  Michelle Salemi talked with neighbors about the traditions, culture and cuisine.