By Hadas Kuznits
“At Bartram’s we’re doing some educational programs, sort of for beginning beekeepers, and we have our first-ever cooking contest,” notes Leslie Gale (top photo), education manager at the historic house and garden in Southwest Philadelphia.
Hear the full “Philly Honey Fest” interview (runs 8:29)…
Stephanie Reitano, who owns the Capogiro gelato stores around Philadelphia, says her new place, Capofitto (Italian for “headstrong”), will offer the same great gelati — but they’ll also have a sit-down menu specializing in Neapolitan pizzas.
“We went to Italy a couple of times and we worked in a pizzeria in Naples with a master pizza chef down there, and had a great time,” she tells What’s Cooking.
The restaurant, which opens next week at 233 Chestnut Street in Old City, had been scheduled to open months ago.
“Sometimes you have neighbors that don’t exactly want you to open,” she recalls. “The Independence Inn Hotel did not want us here.”
Hear the full “Capofitto” interview (runs 12:45)…
“There’s the Sephardic side of Jewish food and then there’s the Ashkenazi side of Jewish food — you know, the European side — and we’re really covering everything,” notes chef Yehuda Sichel. “Abe Fisher is like a dinner, the more fine-dining, European side.”
Hear the full “Abe Fisher” interview (runs 5:50)…
And for this week, that’s “What’s Cooking on 1060!”