Somerville’s Magoun Sq. neighborhood is having a restaurant and music venue, and the place is substantial. Premiere on Broadway will open up someday in July, and it will have a capacity of 400, such as a 65-seat bar.
The kitchen area at Premiere on Broadway will be headed by Eataly and Bisq alum Dan Bazzinotti, who designs to attribute a selection of home-produced pastas on the menu, together with a large assortment of salumi and charcuterie. (As opening chef at Cambridge wine bar Bisq back in 2015, Bazzinotti was specifically enthusiastic about charcuterie.)
Bazzinotti grew up feeding on Italian-American delicacies, he tells Eater, and will glimpse to the antipasti he ate at household parties — stuffed cherry peppers, chicken liver mousse on bread, marinated artichokes — for inspiration.
Bazzinotti describes the menu at the quickly-to-open restaurant as “Italian-American delicacies with a traditional strategy and nearby flare.” As such, Premiere on Broadway’s carbonara will be manufactured Wintertime Hill-type, which is to say with locally sourced Irish bacon. “We’re on Winter Hill, so we ought to do it this way,” suggests Bazzinotti, who also designs to function beers from Winter season Hill Brewing Enterprise and Cambridge Brewing Company, as perfectly as bread from Wintertime Hill Bakery.
Premiere on Broadway is the brainchild of Charlie and Debbie Zammuto, as very well as their youngsters Dominic, Gigi, and Koryn. Bazzinotti tells Eater that the Zammutos are household buddies of his. When they questioned him to be a component of the cafe, he jumped at the option.
“I’ve been at Eataly for five several years,” claims Bazzinotti. “We’ve been undertaking some special things above there, and cooking on that wooden-fired grill has been remarkable … But it was the suitable time for me to go on and to get a action towards performing one thing that’s a lot more my individual.”
Bazzinotti claims he’s fired up to get away from doing the job inside of a mall and again to operating in a neighborhood. “I love Boston, the Back again Bay is excellent, but I’m fired up to be returning to a neighborhood place. And I imagine that particular community is calling out for a location like this.”
Together with the Italian-American foodstuff, Premiere on Broadway will characteristic a variety of classic Italian cocktails, which include a Negroni, together with a large array of other alternatives. The bar program will be operate by Beehive alum Martin Fernandez.
As considerably as entertainment goes, the venue’s sufficient stage — which will be 60 sq.-feet — will characteristic a timetable of regional bands on the weekends and stand-up comedy on weeknights.