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Stephen Starr

  1. R.I.P.
    Farmers’ Cabinet Project at Sixth and Spring Garden Is DeadAnd yet again Philly goes into the drinking seasons without a proper tiki bar.
  2. Accolades
    Philly Nearly Shut Out in James Beard AwardsMany heavy hitters from Philly were shut out.
  3. Community Boards
    Stephen Starr on CB’s Paris Commune Rejection: ‘Maybe We’llThe mega restaurateur’s plans run into neighborhood opposition.
  4. 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.
  5. The Other Critics
    Route 6 Earns Marks For ‘Straight-Ahead Lobster Cookery’; FriedRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  6. Quote of the Day
    All’s Fair In Love and Restaurant WarsChefs say the funniest things.
  7. Beer Me
    Two Dinners Showcase Italian Craft BeerItalian craft beers come into focus at two special dinners.
  8. Openings
    Alla Spina Makes Its Debut TonightThe wait is over.
  9. Beer Me
    New-York Historical Society Planning Summer Beer Exhibit With a Beer Hall FromPatrons can get educated and lubricated, all in one spot.
  10. Lists
    Vetri’s Alla Spina Tops GQ’s List of ‘HottestNow the buzz is blowing up outside of the 215.
  11. Domination
    Stephen Starr to Open Restaurant in Paris Commune SpaceIt won’t be Buddakan.
  12. The Other Critics
    LaBan Keeps Heads Ringing With ‘Best Restaurant’ PicksThis round of picks isn’t quite as earth shattering as last weekend’s four-bell reveal.
  13. Advice
    Build It Awesome and They Will ComeStarr says ideas are more important than capital.
  14. Empire Building
    Rumors of Blue Angel’s Revival Emerge… AgainWe’ve heard ‘em before; we’ll probably hear ‘em again.
  15. Neighborhood Watch
    German-Asian Concept Gains Momentum in Old City; Garces Gets the Go-Ahead ForRounding up news from the neighborhoods.
  16. Accolades
    Garces Gets Props For Brunch; Frankford Hall Ranked Among ‘Best BeerThe duck fat, sourdough pizza at Garces Trading Co. was all Travel + Leisure needed, but they flipped for the hangar steak.
  17. The Other Critics
    Ring-a-Ding-Ding: Three Bells for Il Pittore; Sky Cafe’s ‘Crispy,Rounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    Shake Shack Shaping Up; Subway Gets Smacked DownRounding up all the news from neighborhoods near and far.
  19. Deals
    Where to Go to Avoid Restaurant WeekThe twice annual dining promotion begins Sunday.
  20. Coming Soon
    Navy Yard Could Possibly See Two New RestaurantsThe nebulous project is just as perplexing as the Philadelphia Experiment.
  21. Empire Building
    Stephen Starr About to Go Even Bigger in NYC“I think we’ll open the New York restaurants in the next 12 months.”
  22. Sweet News
    Jones Goes Bananas with a Month of Monkey BreadAll month long, Jones will be serving a variety of monkey bread variations.
  23. Users Guide
    Where to Ring In the New YearWhere to go and what to do on the last night of 2011.
  24. The Other Critics
    LaBan: Farm-to-Table Ruled 2011’s Restaurant RoostRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  25. Users Guide
    Where to Eat and Drink on Christmas Eve and DayThere’s more than just Chinese available.
  26. The Other Critics
    Yummy Lan Zhou Serves the ‘Most Lovable Intestines’; IlRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  27. Menus
    Route 6 Serves Seven Fishes; Meme Cooks a Christmas GooseStarr’s new seafood spot is turning out the seven fishes on Christmas Eve.
  28. Rumor Mill
    Philly Eataly Rumors Flare Up AgainThe latest rumor has a “big-name” behind and Eataly-like concept.
  29. Openings
    In Riva Opens Tonight in East FallsThe new antipasti and pizza joint makes its debut.
  30. Foodievents
    Santa Claus Is Coming to (Fish)TownHe’s making a list, checking it twice and then treating the kids to some hamburgers and hot dogs at Frankford Hall.
  31. Green
    Starr Initiates a Green AgendaThe new program that aims to compost all organic waste will be implemented throughout the company in 2012.
  32. Video Feed
    Starr Chefs Weigh In on Their Favorite Thanksgiving DishesEach chef waxes Thanksgiving, detailing what dishes are their favorites.
  33. Politics
    Not Everyone Is Thrilled About the Passing of the Gratuity Protection BillHow does the bill effect business owners?
  34. Menus
    What To Eat at Route 6, Opening TonightThe menu covers seafood favorites from up and down the East Coast.
  35. FYI
    No It’s Not Breaking Bad, It’s Alla SpinaThe dinner, which sold out almost immediately, previewed dishes to be featured on the Alla Spina menu.
  36. The Other Critics
    Santucci’s Standard Is a ‘Standout’; Farmers’ CabinetRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  37. Celebrity Settings
    De Niro Gets the Starr Treatment; Gordo Can’t Get Enough Mexican inDe Niro enjoyed a sneak preview dinner at Route 6 while Gordon Ramsay chowed down in NoLibs and University City.
  38. Politics
    City Council Decides on the Gratuity Protection Bill TomorrowThe bill if passed will prevent business owners from covering credit card transaction fees from servers gratuities.
  39. Coming Soon
    Russet to Replace Ernesto’s 1521 CafeThe former James owners aren’t taking it over, but a couple of their proteges are.
  40. Chef Shuffle
    Starr Taps Former Morimoto Sous Chef to Helm His Route 6In addition to Morimoto, the chef held down kitchens at Buddakan and Talula’s Garden.
  41. Openings
    Jason Cichonski and Chip Roman Open Ela on FridayThe restaurant opens in the former home of Ansill at Third and Bainbridge streets.
  42. Coming Soon
    Starr and Garces Alum Arthur Cavaliere to Open In Riva in East FallsThe new restaurant is expected to open in December.
  43. Openings
    Birra Opens Saturday, Bringing Brick Oven Pizzas and Craft Beers to EastThe brick oven pizza and craft beer joint finally got its approval from L&I.
  44. Menus
    Burgers Beef Up Frankford Hall’s New MenuWill the roll-out of multiple burger options end the beer garden’s sausage fest?
  45. Foodievents
    Where to Go For Tricks and TreatsRestaurants get in on the spirit of Halloween.
  46. Mediavore
    Pier at Caesar’s Goes Up For Auction; Binge Drinking For the Ladies Is OnPlus: New Girl Scout cookies-flavored lip gloss simulates what it’s like to kiss a schoolgirl; and Jamba Juice and Jack in the Box test out Google Wallet, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. Openings
    Il Pittore Finally Comes to Life, Bringing With It a Return to SophisticatedThe new restaurant is a collaboration between Stephen Starr and his longtime menu development director, Chris Painter.
  48. The Waiting Game
    Il Pittore’s Opening Gets Pushed BackThough originally penciled in to open today, the restaurant’s debut has been rescheduled.
  49. Rumors
    Does Vetri Have His Sights Set on Atlantic City?Unlike the other chef participating in Savor Borgata, Vetri doesn’t have a restaurant in Atlantic City… yet.
  50. Openings
    Il Pittore Opens Later This WeekStarr’s long-awaited Italian restaurant comes to life in what was formerly Noble.
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