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Stephen Starr

  1. Bars
    Fergie’s Pub Celebrates Its 18th Anniversary TonightBack when Fergie’s opened the neighborhood didn’t have restaurants from Stephen Starr, Marc Vetri, and Marcie Turney.
  2. Menus
    Chris Painter Introduces Tasting Menus at Il PittoreGoing forward the menus will change as ingredients come in and out of season.
  3. Foodievents
    Movember and Spirit Month Kick Off TonightSpirit Month celebrates homegrown hooch.
  4. Quote of the Day
    Before Stephen Starr Started Opening Restaurants, Philly Used to Roll Up theSeriously, without his restaurants, the city would still be dark, dirty and desolate.
  5. Stormy Weather
    Frankenstrom Shuts Down the City, But Federal Donuts Is Open [UPDATED]Though the Frankenstorm is upon us, there’s still coffee, beer, donuts, pizza and more available.
  6. Divine Intervention
    Does Starr’s Francisville Clean-Up Efforts Mean He’s Building aOn Saturday his teams will join city and neighborhood volunteers to clean up the neighborhood.
  7. The Other Critics
    Mariani Digs the ‘American Swagger’ at the Fountain; Freedman ListsRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  8. Openings
    Now Open: Bubba’s Texas BBQ, Blowing Heavenly Meat-Scented Smoke inLooks like Fette Sau isn’t the only BBQ joint springing up near Frankford and Girard.
  9. Openings
    What to Eat at Fette Sau, Opening Tonight on Frankford AvenueMeats by the pound, custom-brewed house drafts and a lot of whiskey await.
  10. Coming Soon
    Fette Sau to Start Smoking Up Fishtown Next WeekThe new spot from Stephen Starr brings a little bit of Williamsburg to the Fishtown.
  11. Lists
    Buddakan Back on Top In the Latest Zagat SurveyAside from this minor shakeup, the book reads just like any other year’s.
  12. Foodies With Benefits
    Garces Family Foundation Launches With a Gala Fundraiser Next Week at the KimmelThe foundation’s mission is to help provide immigrant families with access to quality healthcare and education.
  13. Accolades
    Morgan’s Pier Recognized For Its DesignIt’s great news, but we’re still sad that the riverfront hot-spot is closed until next spring.
  14. Empire Building
    Vetri, Garces, or Starr: Who’s Going In at Divine Lorraine?Vetri’s reportedly in talks, and Garces has already expressed interest.
  15. Empire Building
    Olexy and Starr Expanding the Talula’s Brand with Talula’s DailyThey are hoping to get everything ready in tome for the holidays.
  16. Barbecue
    Joe Carroll Fills Us In on Fette Sau’s Opening in FishtownBringing the barbecue joint to Philly makes perfect sense to its owner.
  17. Chef Shuffle
    Christopher Lee Planning a Return to PhiladelphiaLee has his sights set on a spot along East Passyunk Avenue’s booming restaurant row.
  18. Empire Building
    Starr Enlists Former Momofoku Ko Chef for Philly RestaurantDetails are sparse, but the restaurant is shooting for an opening in December.
  19. Foodies With Benefits
    What You Missed at Last Night’s FeastivalThe annual fundraiser for the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe brought out an amazing array of dishes from some of the city’s top restaurants.
  20. Barbecue
    Holy Smokes! The Barbecue Action Is Totally Heating Up In FishtownStarr-B-Que and Bubba’s Texas BBQ are both looking to open there in October.
  21. Foodievents
    Get Feastival Tickets While You Still CanTickets for the fundraiser are just about sold out.
  22. Foodievents
    Frankford Hall Celebrates Oktoberfest With 16 Days of Eating and DrinkingCelebrations that will include ping pong tournaments, a pig roast, music, food and a bunch of beers, stretch out over more than two weeks.
  23. Look Who's Popping Up
    Starr Setting Up Morimoto and Buddakan Pop-Ups Backstage at Made In AmericaSure beats missing Skrillex while waiting in a food truck line.
  24. Empire Building
    Will Garces Be a Part of Developer Eric Blumenfeld’s Divine Intervention?The restaurateur and the developer are in talks, but there’s no guarantee.
  25. Menu Changes
    Barclay Prime’s $100 Cheesesteak Gets a Swanky UpgradeStarr’s luxe steakhouse swaps out the cheesesteak’s bubbly.
  26. Openings
    Cash Cow: Strip House Opening Midtown Location Next MonthBR Guest begins its expansion.
  27. Blasts From the Past
    Whoa! Check Out Stephen Starr’s High School Yearbook PhotoWow! What a look!
  28. Beef
    Don’t Hold Your Breath Waiting For Decent Dining Options to Materialize atWe were promised dining options that are on par with Stephen Starr restaurants.
  29. Foodievents
    Douglas Rodriguez Blows Into Alma De Cuba For One Night With Cuban Chef EnriqueThe one-night-only dinner will feature dishes from the famed Havana, Cuba paladar.
  30. Crime Scenes
    Profits Slip as Grease Thefts RiseIn what bizarro does a down and dirty fried chicken joint hold more sway than Buddakan?
  31. Slideshow
    Tortilla Triumphs: 15 Knockout Philadelphia TacosTacos are getting to be as ubiquitous as cheesesteaks.
  32. Empire Building
    Starr-B-Que Coming to FishtownThough no one will confirm, the Williamsburg barbecue joint’s owner’s name is on the liquor license application.
  33. Crime Scenes
    Slimy: Crooks Caught Slipping Off With Stephen Starr’s Used Fryer OilThe Fryolater bandits were nabbed just around the corner from the crime scene.
  34. Empire Building
    Celluloid Hero: Stephen Starr Has Big Screen AmbitionsStarr’s now dreaming of building a cinema and restaurant complex.
  35. RIP
    Garces Pulls the Plug on Frohmans WursthuasThe Iron Chef’s camp confirms the project is dead.
  36. Beef
    Barclay Prime Adds Flights of Fancy Steaks to the MenuThe flights are perfect for dipping your toe in those pricey beef waters before taking the full plunge.
  37. Empire Building
    What’s Starr Going to Bring to Frankford Ave. This Time?The “King of Restaurants” has plans for Frankford Ave., but he’s not saying what they are.
  38. Booze News
    Inspector General’s Investigation Confirms What Everyone Suspected: TheSurely this won’t go over well if and when the privatization debate resumes.
  39. Market Watch
    Marc Forgione, Stephen Starr, and Michael Mina Competing for Massive FiDiCall it the Eataly of lower Manhattan.
  40. Booze You Can Use
    Finally, Philly Gets a Taste of TikiIt’s going to be the ginchiest, Moondoggie!
  41. Empire Building
    Danny Meyer on Shake Shack Expansion, and What Will Ultimately Halt ItOn the eve of the big Philly debut, we caught up with the Shack Master himself.
  42. Foodievents
    Marc Summers Hosts ‘Dunkel Dare’ at Frankford Hall For Philly BeerThe Food Network personality and producer will resume his role as host for this sudsy homage to cult TV show “Double Dare.”
  43. Coming Soon
    Renovations Underway at Morgan’s PierAn opening is penciled in for the end of May.
  44. User's Guide
    Where to Eat and Drink For Cinco De MayoDon’t stay in. Go out and stand your ground.
  45. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    Happiness Comes In Many Forms at Starr’s Route 6 and Vetri’s AllaIn addition to happy hours, Route 6 is doing lobster deals, and Alla Spina late night specials.
  46. Coming Soon
    Copa Crew Bringing Much Needed New Life to South StreetThe new venture could be the shot in the arm that the neighborhood has needed.
  47. Crime Scenes
    Some Stupid Mother-Shucker Stole 1,000 Oysters YesterdayGood luck selling those day-old Kusshis, dude.
  48. Bromance
    Eric Ripert: Stephen Starr Is ‘the King of Restaurants’The Le Bernardin chef is simply blown away by Starr’s stamina.
  49. Why Can't Us?
    Where to Eat and Drink For the Phillies Home Opener TodayPhillies phans are gearing up for the first game on the home turf this season.
  50. Reopenings
    SquareBurger’s Opening Means It Must Be SpringThe opening follows a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Pavilion in Franklin Square.
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