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September 2, 2014

Learn To Cook Like A Pro During Classes In Chef Marc Vetri’s Brand New Demonstration Kitchen Above His Eponymous Restaurant

If you haven’t been to Vetri yet, now’s the time. And if you have — it’s time to go back to experience the restaurant in a whole new way. This renowned Washington Square West fine-dining spot recently renovated its second floor, and the results are simply stunning. On one side of the stairs, an elegant […]

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June 17, 2013

Awesome News Alert: Marc Vetri To Open A New Restaurant At The Navy Yard Next Summer

Big news, food fans. The ever-expanding restaurant empire of Philadelphia super chef Marc Vetri continues to grow with today’s announcement that Vetri has just signed the lease for a new restaurant space at The Navy Yard slated to open next summer. With the upcoming Pizzeria Vetri opening at 20th and Callowhill streets on track to […]

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June 7, 2013

Roundup: New And Notable Restaurants On The Philadelphia Dining Scene To Add To Your Must-Try List This Summer

Summer in Philadelphia means more than baseball and brews: It also means brand-new BYOBs, gastropubs, a beer garden, a raw bar, a noodle bar and more. Among the crowd of new culinary destinations are a number of second and third acts by some of the region’s hottest restaurateurs. And, as is appropriate in the warm […]

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December 14, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

Ring in the New Year at Philadelphia’s top restaurants with dinner specials, festive celebrations and champagne toasts. This year is extra-flexible with the return of two sets of (free!) fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront, at 6 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy the 6 p.m. show with kids, or not, followed by dinner and a […]

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December 3, 2012

Sneak Peek Inside Some Of The Spots To Be Featured Tonight On The Philadelphia Episode Of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover

Master chef Anthony Bourdain heeded the calls of thousands of Philadelphia fans and finally booked a trip to the 215 to be featured on his Travel Channel show The Layover. We shared a blow-by-blow guide to Tony’s trip to Philadelphia, but tonight is the real deal. The Philadelphia episode of The Layover is set to […]

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August 10, 2012

Roundup: Philadelphia Restaurants And Chefs Boasting National TV Cred

Philadelphia has a solid place on the national radar when it comes to food and drink. Just this week, Saveur Magazine declared Philly to be the East Coast’s most exciting emerging food town. And, as we told you yesterday, Esquire just crowned Philadelphia The Late Night Capital of the United States. Pretty awesome. Not only […]

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Jeff Benjamin, Partner Of The Vetri Family
 

Meet Jeff Benjamin, partner of the Vetri Family of Restaurants, which includes Vetri (where we filmed him), Osteria, Amis and Alla Spina, all of impeccable standards and extremely well reviewed.

See inside Vetri if you’ve never had the pleasure of dining there, and learn what Mr. Benjamin wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. Hint: it’s very fitting for this week… AND you get to meet the man of the house as well.

Vetri
1312 Spruce Street
www.vetriristorante.com

Yards Brewing Company
901 N. Delaware Avenue
www.yardsbrewing.com

Meet Jeff Benjamin, partner of the Vetri Family of Restaurants, which includes Vetri (where we filmed him), Osteria, Amis and Alla Spina, all of impeccable standards and extremely well reviewed. See inside Vetri if you’ve never had the pleasure of dining there, and learn what Mr. Benjamin wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. Hint: […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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February 22, 2012

James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced: Philadelphia Nabs An Impressive 16 Total Nominations

The 2012 James Beard Award Semifinalists have officially been announced, and Philadelphia is representing in a big way. Tashan, The Farm and Fisherman and Zeppoli are all in the running for Best New Restaurant. We have four nominees for Best Chef Midatlantic: Pierre Calmels of Bibou; David Gilberg of Koo Zee Doo; Konstantinos Pitsillides of […]

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February 6, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig LaBan Crowns The Five Best Restaurants In Philadelphia As Vetri, Zahav, Bibou, Talula’s Table And Fountain Restaurant

As we mentioned last week, Sunday was a big day for the Philadelphia restaurant scene. Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig LaBan yesterday unveiled the results of revisiting the Philadelphia region’s top restaurants for the first time in five years to see which restaurants deserve his coveted four-bell rating. A quick refresher: Craig LaBan employs a […]

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January 30, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig Laban To Name The Five Best Restaurants In Philadelphia This Sunday, February 5

Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig LaBan employs a bell system for reviewing restaurants, awarding a restaurant between zero and four bells. No bells is poor; one bell is hit-or-miss; two bells is very good; three bells is excellent; and four bells is superior. And rare. Right now, there are four restaurants in Philadelphia that LaBan […]

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