Somerville’s Magoun Square neighborhood is getting a restaurant and tunes venue, and the house is huge. Premiere on Broadway will open up someday in July, and it will have a ability of 400, including a 65-seat bar.
The kitchen at Premiere on Broadway will be headed by Eataly and Bisq alum Dan Bazzinotti, who plans to function a amount of property-manufactured pastas on the menu, alongside with a huge collection of salumi and charcuterie. (As opening chef at Cambridge wine bar Bisq again in 2015, Bazzinotti was particularly enthusiastic about charcuterie.)
Bazzinotti grew up having Italian-American delicacies, he tells Eater, and will look to the antipasti he ate at loved ones get-togethers — stuffed cherry peppers, chicken liver mousse on bread, marinated artichokes — for inspiration.
Bazzinotti describes the menu at the quickly-to-open up cafe as “Italian-American delicacies with a traditional tactic and nearby flare.” As this kind of, Premiere on Broadway’s carbonara will be manufactured Winter Hill-design and style, which is to say with locally sourced Irish bacon. “We’re on Wintertime Hill, so we ought to do it this way,” suggests Bazzinotti, who also ideas to attribute beers from Winter season Hill Brewing Company and Cambridge Brewing Corporation, as nicely as bread from Winter Hill Bakery.
Premiere on Broadway is the brainchild of Charlie and Debbie Zammuto, as properly as their young children Dominic, Gigi, and Koryn. Bazzinotti tells Eater that the Zammutos are household friends of his. When they asked him to be a section of the cafe, he jumped at the prospect.
“I’ve been at Eataly for five years,” says Bazzinotti. “We’ve been accomplishing some special stuff around there, and cooking on that wooden-fired grill has been wonderful … But it was the appropriate time for me to move on and to choose a step towards accomplishing anything which is extra my very own.”
Bazzinotti claims he’s thrilled to get absent from working within a mall and back to working in a neighborhood. “I really like Boston, the Back Bay is fantastic, but I’m psyched to be returning to a neighborhood spot. And I believe that certain neighborhood is calling out for a area like this.”
Along with the Italian-American meals, Premiere on Broadway will element a variety of common Italian cocktails, such as a Negroni, together with a extensive array of other solutions. The bar application will be run by Beehive alum Martin Fernandez.
As considerably as enjoyment goes, the venue’s ample stage — which will be 60 square-feet — will element a routine of nearby bands on the weekends and stand-up comedy on weeknights.