The BYOB options in Havertown are about to expand as Tom DeFruscio and Dan Duffy are converting their Pepperoncini Italian Market (101 W. Eagle Rd; 484-454-5995) into Pepperoncini BYOB.
The 40-seater's grand opening will be Friday, May 9.
Menu is red-gravy Italian all the way, with steamed clams or mussels in red or white sauce ($13 appetizer) or over linguini ($18 entree); penne, sausage & broccoli rabe served in white wine sauce ($17); and chicken sorrento sautéed chicken breast with grilled eggplant, roasted peppers, melted smoked mozzarella, finished in a garlic tomato sauce ($19).
Some of the market's prepared dishes - including shrimp pepperoncini wrapped with house peppers in prosciutto di parma and horseradish cream sauce ($11) and the Pep Salad with romaine lettuce, artichokes, roasted peppers, pancetta crisps, grilled chicken, grated parmesan cheese, tossed with balsamic vinaigrette ($13 ) - will be served.
Hours are 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, till 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
DeFruscio and Duffy also own Pepperoncini Sotto in Phoenixville; they initially were partners in the Pepperoncini location in Conshohocken, now owned by Paul DiBona.