Posts Tagged ‘Edan MacQuaid’

2Amys, Consider Yourself Warned: Edan MacQuaid Is Back in Business

As soon as the pie hit the table at Pizzeria Orso, I knew I was in the presence of Edan MacQuaid, the pizzaiolo who has worked the wood-burning ovens at 2Amys, Pizzeria Paradiso, and RedRocks. I'd recognize his margherita pizza anywhere. It's not just the puffy crust, mottled with char and radiating a wood-smoke aroma […]

Pizzeria Orso Finally Opens

Pizzeria Orso is open for business. The man who normally occupies this space has been waiting a while for this day. "Can you please open already?" Tim wrote in January, declaring that "of all the pizzerias scheduled to open soon, none gets me more excited than" the then-mythic Falls Church joint which had been in […]

Has D.C. Become the New World Naples?

Is it just me or has D.C. suddenly turned into a New World Naples? Discounting drunk slices and our lone New Haven connection, it seems that every pizzeria that opens in the metro area channels the spirit, if not always the technical requirements, of Neapolitan pies. Il Canale has already made a name for itself […]

Pizzeria Orso in Falls Church: Can You Please Open Already?

Of all the pizzerias scheduled to open soon, none gets me more excited than Pizzeria Orso, the planned project between former 2Amys pie-maker Edan MacQuaid and the owners of 2941. The problem is, I don't know how much longer I can sustain this excitement. I mean, this pizzeria has been on the boards for nearly two […]

Petits Plats Opens Brick Oven Pizzeria in Former To-Go Space

Frederic Darricarrere, a man so French that his accent should wear a beret, has just opened a new pizzeria in the old Petits Plats to Go space below his respected Woodley Park restaurant. The spot is called Pizze, and it has promises to be a contender in the area's ongoing pizza war. Darricarrere consulted with […]