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Le Bec Fin

  1. Closings
    Le Bec Fin Is Closing For RealHow the mighty have fallen.
  2. Rumor Mill
    Latest Round of Rumors Spells Big Trouble For Le Bec FinNo matter how you slice it, none of this news is good.
  3. Chef Shuffle
    Mica Residency Brings Perrier Out of ‘Retirement’From May 7 through 11, the legendary Le Bec Fin founder will preside over the kitchen at Chip Roman’s Chestnut Hill restaurant.
  4. Chef Shuffle
    Perrier Bids Adieu to Georges’; Enters RetirementHe’s exited the fold at his Main Line restaurants, and by all accounts, headed for retirement.
  5. Crust Never Sleeps
    Perrier Bows Out of Art of BreadAmin Bitar is stepping in to run the bakery, and expand its wholesale operations.
  6. Menu Changes
    Nothing to Worry About: A La Carte Option Just Means Le Bec Fin Is More FlexibleSeems loyal Le Bec-ers like the idea of making more frequent visits, but not at $150 and eight courses.
  7. Menu Changes
    Le Bec Fin to Add an a la Carte MenuIs this a case of history repeating itself? We hope not.
  8. The Other Critics
    ‘Holly Eats’ Downgrades Pat’s Stingy, Gristly SteaksSeems the “King of Steaks” is serving sandwiches that are too gristly and too stingy for the OG food blogger.
  9. Chef Shuffle
    Stateside Announces Chef George Sabatino’s SuccessorThe new chef, who’s background includes work in some of the city’s best restaurants, picks up where George Sabatino leaves things after today’s service ends.
  10. Chef Shuffle
    Why All This Mystery In the Chef Shuffling at Le Bec Fin and Square Peg?No one’s talking Steven Eckerd new role on Walnut Street, nor who is in line to replace Matt Levin.
  11. Chef Shuffle
    Sacré Bleu! Le Bec Fin and Walter Abrams Part WaysThe French Laundry-trained chef climbed aboard last summer when the restaurant changed hands.
  12. Name Game
    Perrier Further Distances Himself From Le Bec FinPerreir has asked Le Bec’s owners to remove his name from its downstairs bar.
  13. Chef Shuffle
    Ralic’s on South Appoints John Anninos as Its ChefThe chef describes himself as a “fishing fanatic,” spent two years working as a commercial fisherman.
  14. Foodievents
    Georges Perrier Gets His Mojo Back; Cooking at HeirloomThe Le Bec Fin founder will man the pots and pans at the Chestnut Hill restaurant.
  15. The Other Critics
    Mariani Digs the ‘American Swagger’ at the Fountain; Freedman ListsRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  16. Menu Changes
    Le Bec Fin Rolling Back the PricesThe price change suggests new owner Nicolas Fanucci is learning from his predecessor’s mistakes.
  17. Foodievents
    Food Day Brings Food Trucks to City Hall for the First Time; Worms to AmericanThe holiday celebrates fresh, affordable and sustainable food.
  18. The Other Critics
    Le Bec Fin Is ‘Exciting and Relevant’; El Jarocho’s Tacos AlRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  19. Foodies With Benefits
    Yards Hosts a Benefit For Anthony GualtieriFriends are organizing the benefit to help the Le Bec Fin vet pair down mounting medical expenses.
  20. The Other Critics
    Cooking Is ‘Outstanding’ at Le Bec Fin; McCrossen’s Tavern HasRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  21. Closings
    West Chester’s Gilmore’s Ends Its 11-Year RunThe restaurant closed and there are no plans to revive.
  22. Prix Fixes
    Vetri Ups the Prix Fixe AnteIt should be interesting to see if Le Bec fires back.
  23. Prix Fixes
    Chip Roman’s Crab Tasting at Mica Pays Homage to Georges PerrierThe galette de crab was considered one of Perrier’s signature dishes at Le Bec-Fin.
  24. Gone Green
    Le Bec-Fin Gets Its First Ever Recycling BinIt’s a first for the 42-year-old restaurant.
  25. Accolades
    Under New Ownership the Myth of Le Bec-Fin’s Michelin Star Rating Lives OnThe curious case of the dining institution’s supposed Michelin rating continues.
  26. Interviews
    The Reboot Part Deux: Chef Walter Abrams Talks Le Bec-FinThe former French Laundry chef tells Grub Street about what to expect from a newly relaunched Le Bec-Fin.
  27. Interviews
    Nicolas Fanucci Talks About Rebooting Le Bec-FinIn the second chapter of Philly’s most famed restaurant, former French Laundry general manager Nicolas Fanucci will bring back some of the Le Bec-Fin glory.
  28. Coming Soon
    Le Bec-Fin to Relaunch in JuneWhen it reopens, the once great restaurant will be helmed by French Laundry alumni.
  29. Coming Soon
    The City’s Most Pretentious Bar Gives Way to a Swanky French CafeIt will serve an all-day menu up front, and dinner service will begin sometime in the future.
  30. Openings
    What to Eat at Rittenhouse Tavern, Opening TuesdayThe new spot boasts a menu of American, seasonally-inspired fare.
  31. Chef Shuffle
    French Laundry Vet Walter Abrams Will Helm Le Bec-Fin; Talula’s Alum GoingThe French Laundry vet will head Le Bec’s kitchen when the restaurant opens later this spring.
  32. Celebrity Settings
    Robert Irvine Helps With a Fundraiser in the Burbs; Mike Isabella Digs La CalacaThe Restaurant Impossible will offer cooking demos and conversation.
  33. Quote of the Day
    All’s Fair In Love and Restaurant WarsChefs say the funniest things.
  34. The Other Critics
    At Ela, Jason Cichonski ‘Cooks Better Than He Looks’; Rotisseur DoesRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  35. Closings
    Le Bec-Fin Vets Weigh In On Its ClosingFor any restaurant that matters in this town, there’s at least one former Le Bec-Fin cook in the kitchen.
  36. Chef Shuffle
    Le Bec-Fin’s Nick Elmi Heads to Rittenhouse Tavern; No Word Yet on Who Will HelmThe Barclay Prime chef’s ouster may have soemthing to do with Inky critic Carig LaBan’s reassessment of the restaurant.
  37. Closings
    And Then There Was That Time the Grateful Dead Copped ‘Party Favors’Georges Perrier and Jerry Garcia? Strange, but true.
  38. Closings
    Say Au Revoir to Le Bec-FinIt’s truly the abrupt ending of an era.
  39. Front of House
    The French Laundry Loses a Manager to PhillyFanucci will be coming in at the once iconic restaurant as a partner.
  40. Rumor Mill
    Rumors Have Geno’s Going Up For Sale [UPDATED]The Cheez Whiz capital of South Philly could possibly be up for sale.
  41. Oh By Georges
    Say Au Revoir to Georges Perrier at Le Bec-FinSupposedly the deal’s been in the works for months.
  42. The Other Critics
    Hell’s Bells: Le Bec-Fin and Lacroix Downgraded; Zahav and Bibou Ascend toNo doubt the report delivers some surprises, but it’s hardly an outright condemnation of fine dining.
  43. The Other Critics
    Ding Dong: LaBan to Drop a Fifth Four BellWho’s up and who’s down? Let us know what you think.
  44. Interviews
    Joe Beef’s Frederic Morin on His New Book, Billionaire Farmers, andWe caught up with Frederic Morin, one-half of the team behind Montreal’s super-popular Joe Beef.
  45. Booze You Can Use
    Tryst Is Going to School You on Some DrinkingThe weekly classes, which combine, drinking eating and learning about both, will focus on a different subject of refreshment in each session.
  46. Openings
    Perrier Gets Ready to Unleash His Sexiness Next WeekLe Bec-Fin’s subterranean space was renovated and will debut next week as Tryst.
  47. Chef Shuffle
    The City Now Has a Glut of Free Culinary AgentsRecently it seemed like a buyers market for chefs looking for work, now it looks like the restaurant scene is flooded with free agents.
  48. Menus
    Will Le Bec-Fin Stiff Top Chef’s Kevin Sbraga Too?The Top Chef champ will cook at Le Bec-Fin in August.
  49. Beef
    No Checks For Employees Calls Into Question the Stability of Le Bec-FinIs the fine dining flagship too big to fail?
  50. Foodievents
    Where to Eat and Drink While Celebrating Bastille DayThough the city’s biggest Bastille Day celebration doesn’t take place until the weekend, Francophiles are celebrating today.
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