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Vetri Re-Opening As Le Bec Fin? For Real

While there are already plans for a Le Bec Fin 2.0, Philly’s legendary restaurant finally closed its doors for good this past weekend after a drawn-out demise filled with more twists and turns than a soap opera. But it seems the legend of Le bec is not without one more twist. Old timers may remember […]

If Ya Haven’t Heard, Le Bec Fin’s Closing

We’re sure that you have heard that Le Bec Fin, Philadelphia’s tarnished crown jewel of fine dining, has finally shut its doors for good. It’s been a slow demise with founder Georges Perrier’s retirement and the rehabbing and re-opening by new management. Michael Klein of gathered a few choice soundbites from Philly’s top chefs […]

Want Some Pizza With Your Art?

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is morphing into Parkway 2.0 and Marc Vetri is in on the action. He’s set to open his newest resturant, Pizzeria Vetri, this summer at the corner of 20th and Callowhill. This isn’t his first time at the pizza rodeo; Vetri’s Osteria was recently voted Best Pizza 2012 by Philadelphia Magazine. […]


R.I.P.: Jim Herr, Founder Of Herr’s Potato Chips

Eater is reporting that Jim Herr, probably the closest thing we have to a Philadelphia brand-icon, has passed away at the age of 88. Herr founded Herr’s Potato Chips back in 1946, and built it up to the 3rd largest potato chip company in the United States. Herr’s face has also become well known throughout […]

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