Neighborhood Watch

Le Virtu Celebrates Gluttony With Gluttony; Garces Wants You to Meet La Quercia’s Makers

East Passyunk Ave.: Le Virtu is hosting La Panarda, or celebration of gluttony, on Sunday. And gluttony it will be. The seven-hour feast features as many as 35 courses — yes, 35! — including fresh pastas, meat, fish, house-cured salumis and lots and lots of wine. Seatings are still available. [Grub Street]

Headhouse Square: Tonight, Xochitl, with its new chef, new menu and new looks, is offering $3 draft beer, $5 margaritas and $2 bites. [Xochitl/Twitter]

Center City: For the first “Meet the Maker” dinner at JG Domestic on Monday, Jose Garces welcomes pork pals from La Quercia for a special dinner featuring pig’s head porchetta, house blood sausage, pancetta wrapped cobia and more. [Garces Group/Twitter]

Fairmount: Troubled L’Oca appears to be closed for good. Supposedly a new tenant has been lined up. No one’s saying who. [Insider]

South Street: Jet Wine Bar’s Jill Weber and Evan Malone are calling there next project Rex, a bar and restaurant going into the former Philly Kitchen Share space at 1516 South. An opening hasn’t been announced yet. [Meal Ticket]

Midtown Village: Zavino is rolling out a new autumn menu. It features a spiced green apple, gruyere and bacon pizza and wild boar garganelli. [Foobooz]

South Philly: The American Swedish Historical Museum celebrates all things meatball on Sunday with its second annual Great Meatball Match-Up. Participating ballers include Villa di Roma, Marabella Meatball Co., Village Belle, Pastaficio, Ikea. [uwishunu]

- The Triangle near 10th and Reed is up for sale. [Icepack]

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