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July 7, 2014

Townsend Hosts A Five-Course Three-Way Wine And Cheese Dinner On Thursday, July 17

What’s French fare without some wine, cheese and a little double entendre? Chef Townsend Wentz will be indulging in all of the above at his recently opened eponymous East Passyunk restaurant, Townsend. Chef Townsend, who trained with the locally renowned chef Jean-Marie Lacroix for more than 10 years before striking out on his own, embraces […]

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April 4, 2013

Top Chef Kevin Sbraga Serves Up A Fresh-For-Spring Menu At His Six-Seat Interactive Chef’s Counter Throughout The Month Of April

Top Chef-winner chef Kevin Sbraga sends his dinner guests’ taste buds on a seasonal journey this month with the latest mulit-course tasting menu at his namesake restaurant. The new spring-focused, six-course bill of fare is available Monday through Thursday at Sbraga’s interactive chef’s counter throughout the month of April. This month, the chef’s counter menu […]

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March 6, 2013

Sbraga Offers A Southern-Inspired Tasting Menu, Now Through March 28

All month long, Sbraga will be hosting a Southern tasting menu. Iron Chef Kevin Sbraga’s Southern tasting menu will have your taste buds fully satisfied and have you drooling for more. The tasting menu is available from now until March 28 and runs from Monday-Thursday each week. Seating each day is at 6 p.m. The […]

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December 3, 2012

Zahav Announces Its Annual Very Jewish (And Korean!) Christmas Party, Set For Thursday, December 20

Labeled recently by Food & Wine magazine as an “Empire Builder”, Chef Michael Solomonov will offer tastes of all the traditional Hanukkah favorites this season with a dash of celebrity chef excellence to boost the authentic spices and flavors to a whole delicious new level. For $48 a person, this year’s Hanukkah menu offers six […]

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October 19, 2012

Deal Feed: Zama Adds Three New Tasting Menus To Dinner Service

Chef Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka, known for his work at Pod, Morimoto and Genji at the Ritz Carlton, is offering three more tasting menus at his eponymous Rittenhouse sushi spot. Inspired by Center City District Restaurant Week, the three-course tasting menus are divided by categories (Maki, Sushi and Sashimi). For just $36, the Maki tasting starts […]

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August 22, 2012

Meritage To Offer A Lobster Tasting Menu Starting Tonight, Wednesday, August 22 Through Friday, August 24

Located a few blocks from Rittenhouse Square, Meritage restaurant is offering a Lobster Tasting Menu for $39 per person tonight, Wednesday, August 22, through Friday, August 24. From amuse bouche to dessert, the menu offers a delicious taste of summer with plates like lobster bisque, lobster roll with sungold tomato salad and lobster and apple fritters. Browse the full five-course menu here. There’s an optional wine pairing for $20 if you want to round out your meal. Heads up, drivers: there is discounted parking at Park Safe on Lombard between 20th and 21st Streets. [Meritage]

August 3, 2012

Chef David Ansill Returns To His Philadelphia Roots To Become Executive Chef Of Northern Liberties’ Bar Ferdinand

Chef David Ansill, a legend in Philadelphia’s culinary realm, has made his way back to his roots and into the kitchen as executive chef at Owen Kamihira’s Bar Ferdinand, a modern Spanish tapas restaurant in Northern Liberties. Since the late 70s, Ansill cut his teeth at locations like Treetops at The Rittenhouse Hotel (now Lacroix) […]

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July 31, 2012

Matyson Serving A “Best Of Philly” Winners Tasting Menu Through Thursday, August 2

Chef Ben Puchowitz of Matyson restaurant is turning out a new tasting menu this week that has our stomachs performing somersaults of delight. The BYOB took home Philadelphia Magazine’s Best of Philly award for “Best Tasting Menu” due to Puchowitz’s cleverly put-together rotating tasting menus he offers up each week. With the restaurant’s new win, […]

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December 14, 2011

Meritage To Serve A Foie Gras Tasting Menu Starting Tonight, December 14, Through Friday, December 16

Chef Anne Coll has been busy in the kitchen. She’s dishing up a Foie Gras Tasting Menu at her Meritage Restaurant starting tonight, December 14, through Friday, December 16. It’s five courses of delicious goodness, for $39. • Amuse Bouche: Foie Gras Mousse with pomegrante molasses and pickled apple, toasted brioche • First Course: Foie […]

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June 3, 2010

Meritage Announces Vegan Tuesdays: $35 Tasting Menu

Earlier this week, our friends over at Phoodie reported that Meritage will begin offering “a vegan Chef Tasting Menu every Tuesday starting June 8th.” Priced at a modest $35, the menu offers up a delicious selection of vegan bites. Have a look. Amuse Bouche Vegetable tartlette with star anise tomato chutney First Course: Heirloom tomato […]

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