Marc Vetri’s James Beard-nominated cookbook Mastering Pasta: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, and Risotto will soon have a companion: Mastering Pizza—basically a lesson on dough manipulation, be it in pizza, focaccia, or the rotolo, Pizzeria Vetri’s signature dish. Look for it in 2018.
Philly.com has the word on Old City’s new 17-story residential building BRIDGE, opening at 205 Race Street. Of the four commercial tenants, two will be restaurants: a new United by Blue location — this one one three times the size of its original flagship location just down the block (which will be used as office space) — and Tuna Bar, a sushi bar by Maple Shade’s Yokohama co-owner Ken Sze.
Co-chef-owner Scott Schroeder has decided to up the dinner-game at his Queen Village all-day cafe Hungry Pigeon with a new family-style dinner series—$40 a person gets you some hors-d'oeuvres, a main, and a bunch of sides. The first menu one’s built around a classic lasagna made with “local everything”. Foobooz adds you can opt for a $30 beverage pairing, too. Read the full menu below.