Soffritto Italian Grill is an authentic family-owned Italian restaurant located at 1130 Capitol Trail in Newark, DE. Since we opened our doors in 2005, Soffritto’s wealth of experience and exquisite dishes have brought them great recognition and acclaim locally, as well as internationally.
To fully enjoy their experience at Soffritto Italian Grill, our guests dine in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere that creates an ambience of a home away from home. Our Tuscan stone and stucco exterior along with our wood burning fireplace welcome guests into the restaurant. Murmurs from our waterfall and authentic Italian music coupled with the delicious aromas of our award-winning Italian cuisine provide a sense of comfort during their stay.
Celebrated by a large part of the world’s population, Saint Valentine’s Day dates back to 496 AC when Pope Gelasio I declared that this day be dedicated to fertility. His goal was probably to Christianize the Lupercalia festival, an ancient tradition observed on February 15th.
Saint Valentine was born in Terni, a city in central Italy, in 175 AC and made a bishop in 197 AC, dedicating his life to evangelization and the protection of the Christian community in his city, where there was much religious persecution.
Patron of Terni, Saint Valentine was known as the protector of couples in love thanks to the legend surrounding his name. The most famous story suggests that a young Roman centurion named Sabino was in love with a young and beautiful woman named Serapia. Read More…