F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)

1999 America's Best New Chefs | Marc Vetri

Vetri, Philadelphia

Age 32
Background Born in Philadelphia. Worked at Granita in Los Angeles; Taverna Colleoni dell'Angelo in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy; and Coco Pazzo and Bella Blu in New York City.
First food memory His grandmother's arancine (Sicilian rice balls).
First thing he ever cooked Baklava for a fourth-grade show-and-tell on foods of the world.
Dish he could eat every day Spaghetti. "I do eat it every day."
Weirdest thing he's ever eaten Cheese with live worms in it, a regional Italian delicacy.
Favorite cookbook The Heart of Sicily by Anna Tasca Lanza.
Favorite place to eat Geno's Steaks in Philadelphia.
Trend he's most tired of "Architectural food--dishes you need an erector set to build."
What he eats at 1 A.M. Sushi. "Once I hopped on a train after work, got to New York City at 1 A.M. and ate sushi until 2:15."
Favorite kitchen tool A cleaver he bought in Italy. "It fits my hand."
Recipe tip Keep pasta dough moist; it should be pliable, not sticky. If it seems dry after you've rolled it out, brushing it very lightly with water will make it easier to shape.
Restaurant details 1312 Spruce St.; 215-732-3478.

Published July 1999
You Might Also Like

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Run with chefs and wine experts in the Celebrity Chef 5K and dance all night at Gail Simmons’ Last Bite Dessert Party during the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.