Brooklyn’s ‘Tramezzini’ Opening Sandwich Shop on East Houston 

Posted April 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Two Smorgasburg vendors are setting up shop, side by side, on East Houston Street. Last week saw the arrival of Wowfulls, the snack shop specializing in, you guessed it, waffles. This week comes word that fellow Instagram-ready cohort, Tramezzini, is up next. No, not Trapizzino, which just debuted on Orchard Street last month. A tiny sign above […]

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Rome’s ‘Trappizino’ Street Food Makes Stateside Debut on the Lower East Side

Last modified February 23, 2017 at 7:43 am

After much hype across the blogosphere and mainstream, Trappizino finally bowed on the Lower East Side yesterday afternoon. And with it, an authentic taste of Rome’s popular street food. The idea for the namesake dish – essentially a glorified pizza pocket – was invented in 2008 by Stefano Callegari. Nearly a decade later, principals Luca Vincenzini and Nick […]

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Checking out ‘Trapizzino,’ the Roman Street Food Spot Opening on Orchard Street

Last modified February 22, 2017 at 9:49 pm

Where kebabs and pizza were once served, a restaurant dedicated to another popular “Roman street food” will soon open. It’s only a matter of weeks, apparently. As first reported here, principal Luca Vincenzini and partner Nick Hatsatouris will together impart a quick-serve snack shop at 144 Orchard Street called Trapizzino. A majority of the plywood shed […]

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‘Goodfella’s Pizza’ on Orchard Shutters as Trapizzino Snack Shop Readies Takeover

Posted September 19, 2016 at 5:08 am

Goodfella’s Pizza officially terminated its Lower East Side tenure last week after five years on the block. The Staten Island-based pizzeria turned out the lights and closed the gates at 144 Orchard Street for the last time Thursday evening. A single farewell note is plastered to the front door, thanking the Lower East Side for […]

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New ‘Trapizzino’ Restaurant Might Take Over Goodfella’s Pizza on Orchard Street

Posted August 2, 2016 at 5:00 am

Talk of Goodfella’s closing down its Lower East Side pizzeria has been circulating the neighborhood for well over a year. When we last checked in on the chatter, owner Frank Rizzuto did confirm “potentially selling” the business, but that the restaurant wasn’t closing. That confirmation came a year ago September. Now it appears as though […]

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