Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello have been instrumental in transforming this post-industrial neighborhood, opening three restaurants — Cafe Lift, Prohibition Taproom and Bufad — since 2003. Now they’re setting their sites on other changing areas.
Some brunch news for you today: Chef Brian Ricci has announced that Brick and Mortar, barely over a month into service, is launching Sunday brunch. Need a little push to get to the spot just north of Chinatown? They’re planning on serving icy granitas, which sound like a perfect hot Sunday cure. Take a look at some of the…
Can a democratically run, all-purpose coffee shop/restaurant/bar in the Eraserhood be ethical and sustainable…while making money? by Emma Eisenberg From the sunny strip of sidewalk at the corner of 9th and Spring Garden streets, W/N W/N coffee shop, with it’s simple freestanding sign—Coffee, Food, Beer—looks like just another upscale coffee shop on the rapidly changing Spring…
Bufad introduces new pizza, salad and a Kensington Quarters meatball.
Nostalgia and comfort reign supreme this season.
Signage is up at Brick & Mortar, and it certainly makes a statement. While the logo we’ve seen elsewhere incorporates an ampersand, this wrap-around design would’ve lost more than a little impact without spelling out its conjunction.
Beginning yesterday, Bufad Pizza (definitely one of my rotating list of three favorite pizza places in town) began delivering their wares around town. Going large on your own delivery service in this day and age when people have multiple, Uber-esque options at their disposal for having restaurant meals delivered right to them by hordes of independent drivers who can bring anything from groceries to beer to sushi? That’s ballsy.
The restaurant and bar from Franklin Mortgage alum Mike Welsh has hit upon “a few delays.”
This past Saturday we enjoyed more than one Hot Toddy at the local bar and made a note then to drink more Hot Toddys. And now comes word that the Trestle Inn has a whole menu of Hot Toddy’s for the season and best of all, they are named for members of the Village People.
Win Win Coffee Bar (stylized as W/N W/N, for “waste not, want not”) is slowly but surely unfolding near 10th and Spring Garden. The hybrid coffee shop/cocktail bar has been operating for almost a week now, though hours and offerings are subject to change day-to-day. (They’ve been providing daily details via Twitter, so take a look before you head over to check it out.)