Posted by Foobooz on April 2nd, 2013
Kris Restaurant has closed, hand is now becoming part of the Munish Narula empire. The restaurant’s Facebook page says that all gift certificates will be honored at owner Kristian Leuzzi’s, Stogie Joe’s on East Passyunk.
Also in South Philadelphia, paper is up in the windows at Queen Village’s Village Belle and no online reservations are available before Friday, April 5th.
Lou Campanaro, chef/owner of the Village Belle tells us it’s some spring cleaning that will include a new look for the bar and prep work for the outdoor cafe.
Campanaro also tells us the menu is being reformatted to focus on small plates with small prices. The wine and cocktail lists are also being revamped and four new taps are being added.
Village Belle is aiming to reopen this Thursday or Friday and will have Allagash White, Victory Swing Sesion Saison, Goose Island IPA and Flying Fish Farmhouse Ale on tap.
Village Belle [Official Site]
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Posted by Aubrey Nagle on August 15th, 2012
Now through Labor Day Kris Restaurant is showcasing the season’s best Jersey tomatoes in a four-course menu. For just $24 guests can taste chef Kristian Leuzzi’s whole menu, or diners can get an individual dish a la carte for $6. To pair with the meal Kris will be selling Tenuti Collesi Imper Ale Rossa, a red ale from the Italian microbrewery, for $12.
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Posted by Jason Sheehan on July 26th, 2012
Kristian Leuzzi‘s Kris (which opened in November in the space that formerly housed his Kristian’s Ristorante) has been operating fairly quietly now for about 8 months in South Philly. But all of a sudden we’ve been getting some murmurs about the place here at Foobooz World HQ, and most of them have to do with the antipasti.
People have said that it’s a great bargain ($4 a plate, a full spread for $20). They’ve said that the restaurant itself is a great little neighborhood spot. But most importantly, in this salumi-obsessed age in which we live, a lot of folks are saying that the meats themselves are just plain amazing.
Kristian, along with his brothers Sonny and Joe, have been making their own cured meats for years, but have just recently started making them a focus of the menu at Kris. And you can check them all out (along with ripe cheeses, honey, Balsamic vinegar, grilled vegetables and crusty bread) at that $20 price-point through the end of August.
Kris [Official website]
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