February 4, 2013
Robert DiGiacomo ate his way through Philadelphia and included some of our favorite spots and chefs in his article.
DiGiacomo praised Philadelphia’s restaurant and chef scene:
“Buzzworthy out-of-towners are making their presence felt at restaurants new and established, enlivening a local scene dominated by ubiquitous restaurateur Stephen Starr and “Iron Chef” Jose Garces and known for its storefront-style BYOB restaurants.”
Philadelphia is praised on the camaraderie felt between area chefs.
The influx of out-of-town chefs and their beneficial impact on Philly food is the focus of this article. Be sure to check out the write-up and read about some of the city’s favorite spots and chefs. Fette Sau, Frankford Hall, Le Virtu, Fork, Farm and Fisherman, Talula’s Table, Vernick Food & Drink, Tashan, Sophia’s, and more are highlighted in the feature.
Escapes: Philly’s new wave of out-of-town chefs [The Washington Post]