Cast your eyes to 13th and Sansom, where El Vez and Capogiro hold forth.
'Za Vino -- yes, the concept is pizza and wine -- is coming this fall to the onetime check-cashing store at the northwest corner. (You may recall that Audrey Claire had briefly entertained opening a second spot here.)
Chef Steve Gonzalez is a Southwest Philadelphia native who worked at Brasserie Perrier early on before a stint at Vetri and many, varied sojourns in Italy, the Hudson Valley, Spain and New York City. He's aiming for a fun atmosphere. Besides pizza, his draft menu includes antipasti, beef ravioli (with brown butter and sage), a pork chop, a cheese plate and desserts.
Ownership group includes John Dunfee, a financier who's had a stake in McFadden's and now has a piece of Union Trust, plus Bob DeBolt and restaurant consultant Greg Dodge.