Actor Chazz Palminteri, in town Thursday to promote A Bronx Tale, his one-man show coming to the Prince Music Theater Sept. 19-21, told friends that he wanted to visit an Italian neighborhood in Philly.

DeLuca, who grew up around the corner from his restaurant, led Gutin and Palminteri on a two-hour tour, including the walk-in refrigerators at Cannuli's House of Pork where the whole Sicilian pigs are stored before roasting. Claudio's, Esposito's, Isgro's, even to Ralph's (yes, a competitor).

"Couldn't have been nicer - and everybody had their cell phones out to get a picture with him," said DeLuca, who may be the last restaurateur in town who does not have a cell phone .