While building Capogiro into a nationally touted gelato brand, Stephanie Reitano baked pizzas at home. Just as she was emboldened by her desserts, she and her husband, John, decided to go pro and open a pizzeria.
The 13th cafe in La Colombe's orbit - which will house corporate offices, Todd Carmichael's copper Carl rum distillery and JP Iberti's bread oven and pastry shop - will serve coffee, baked goods, and food and drinks. A second-floor tasting room will allow demonstrations.
Get free samples of the fusion dishes Wednesday night.
Toward the end of the four-decade run of Portofino at 1227 Walnut St., Ralph Berarducci renovated the place top to bottom and turned it into Walnut Street Supper Club, offering live music from singing waiters along with Italian food.
Moon Krapugthong is taking over the double-wide storefront at the corner of Main and Grape Streets that formerly housed Saxbys Coffee and Main Street Market.
The bar-slash-double entendre - an homage to America's most famous White House intern - opened over the summer in the Delaware Canal town off Route 13.