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Pasta Flyer Is Coming; Obama Awards José Andrés

KICKSTARTIN'— Chef Mark Ladner's Pasta Flyer, a gluten-free kiosk/pop-up, succeeded this weekend in meeting its goal on Kickstarter. All in all, the project raised $90K. It is expected to pop-up in East Coast college towns this Fall. [Twitter]

WASHINGTON D.C.This past Fourth of July, Spanish chef and recent U.S. citizen José Andrés was given the Outstanding American by Choice Award by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Per a release: "José was recognized for his unparalleled civic participation, professional achievements and contributions to the country he now calls home." President Obama presided over the ceremony. [EaterWire]

LONDON— Boston-based Smith & Wollensky will open another location of its famed steakhouse in London next Spring. Bloomberg Critic Richard Vines notes that it will be located inside the Adelphi Building on John Adams Street, just off The Strand. [Twitter]