Culinary conviction


Starting at 6 this evening, Le Virtu, 1927 E. Passyunk Ave., will welcome renowned cookbook author Domenica Marchetti to discuss Abruzzo culinary tours. The $75 event, excluding tax and gratuity, will include artisanal cheeses, house-cured salami, pasta e ceci soup, guitar-cut spaghetti with traditional pork and lamb ragu, lamb skewers with roasted potatoes, and chocolate-covered almond cake. Call 215-271-5626, or visit ■