September 15, 2008
Skappo Expands With New Gourmet Store
Skappo Merkato, a specialty gourmet food shop managed by the Sincavage family, recently opened at 51 Orange Street in New Haven.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m., Skappo Merkato offers a variety of organic specialty items from Italy and worldwide, including infused sauces, spreads, gluten-free items, pastas, jarred vegetables, preserves, cereals, legumes, specialty flours and condiments.
The family-operated store also sells a wide selection of specialty bakery items including homemade walnut parmigiano bread, biscotti, Umbrian flat bread and sweet breakfast cakes. Skappo Merkato will also offer a myriad of the restaurant's popular dishes, including spinach and ricotta gnocchi, eggplant meatballs and vegetable soups:
"By cooking we discover the flavor, the joy and pleasure of life," says Anna Sincavage, matriarch of both establishments. For more information, please call 203-773-1600 or visit www.skappo.com.
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