On Tuesday, August 15th we’re inviting patrons and friends to come celebrate the One Year Anniversary of Medusa Pizzeria!
Medusa Pizzeria was mentioned as part of Foobooz’ recent list of 15 Places to Dine Outdoors in and Around Philadelphia
Medusa is a project from the Villico family (Joe’s Pizza, Ciao, Margherita), and it represents the first time the family has moved outside of Center City. But that’s not the big news here. What’s more important is the first come / first served rooftop deck where the BYO crowds can enjoy their pizzas in the […]
Taste With Tori: Restaurant Puts Twist On Pizza, Offering It Fried Vittoria Woodill visits Medusa. View Full Video
Zio Toto — Medusa Pizzeria, Philadelphia Medusa Pizzeria’s white pie is topped with roast cauliflower, anchovies and olives. Some pizza menus are short and sweet. And then there are places such as Medusa, a new wood-fired Sicilian joint in Philly’s buzzy Fishtown neighborhood, with more than a dozen options, ranging from a stellar Margherita to more unconventional pies […]
“Amid the Neopolitan pizza craze, Medusa Pizzeria offers a refreshing alternative in Fishtown. Wood-fired Sicilian pies are topped with combos such as mushrooms, pesto and tomatoes or chorizo, egg, roasted peppers and scamorza.” – UWISHUNU
“I loved the one with chorizo and smoked scamorza. Even more irresistible was the pizza fritta, which was essentially a fried calzone, but lighter and puffier in texture due to Medusa’s slow-fermented dough. Try it savory with sauce and mozz (plus a hammy upgrade of prosciutto cotto). Or save it for a sweet dessert, when pizza fritta is stuffed with cannoli filling and Nutella.” – Craig LaBan.
“Where Inquirer restaurant critic Craig LaBan ate last week. 2. Chorizo and scamorza pizza: From one of the new wood-fired pizza palaces in town, there’s an extra crackle to the crust that distinguishes this “Sicilian”-style pie from the softer Neapolitan variety. It also comes with a fantastic rooftop patio view.” View Full Article
Fishtown just got a new place to grab a slice. Sicilian pizza joint Medusa Pizza (2327 Gaul St.) is opening at 4 p.m. today. The restaurant is owned by the Villico family, who are no rookies to the pizza game. They have three restaurants in Center City (Joe’s Pizza, Ciao, Margherita), but this is the […]
Their goal: Build a quality pizzeria. The Villicos have been in the biz for years, but had taken over existing shops. “We really wanted to have something of our own that we started from scratch,” said Casimira Villico, whose husband, Ernesto, runs Joe’s. “We want simple, wood-fired pizza and food with simple ingredients. It’s how […]