Gran Caffe L’Aquila was chosen as the meeting place for Italian politicians in Philadelphia for courting both Republican and Democratic leaders. Check out these 2 articles: Time magazine featuring Gianni Pitella hosting a Pro Hillary meeting with local Italian business leaders at Gran Caffe L’Aquila. In the Italian national newspaper ‘corriere Della sera’ conservative leader Matteo Salvini has a pro trump meeting with local political and business leaders declaring Gran Caffe L’Aquila his favorite place in Philadelphia with special mention of the underdog story of the landmark caffe that was destroyed in an earthquake and then reborn in Philadelphia. Although we certainly don’t take sides, we are happy to make sure that italian politicians and business leaders from both sides of the isle can count on us for an authentic Italian setting and cuisine. Forza Italia!