Don’t Get Too Excited About Eataly in Philly and Miami (Yet)

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Restaurateur and Eataly principal Joe Bastianich told Chicago Reader earlier in the week that Philadelphia was up next to get its very own slow-food mega-store, but Eataly managing partner Alex Saper was quick to downgrade official comment to the less-promising "we're extremely interested in Philadelphia." Meanwhile, as for a separate, practically simultaneous rumor that suggests Eataly is headed next to Miami, a manager is quick to set the record straight: "We haven't signed any contract in Miami and I don't believe we are even remotely close to signing one." And more hints keep dropping: Boston, Washington, Los Angeles, even São Paulo this game is fun. [Chicago Reader, Philly.com, exMiami, Earlier]