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Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square

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  • 421 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA
  • Phone: 215-928-9307
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  • Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Latest About Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square

PHOTOS: Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Cook-Off at Headhouse

The 4th annual Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Cook-Off was held this weekend at the Shambles in Headhouse Square. The day found hot dog enthusiasts from restaurants across the city bringing their best and most-inventive frank recipes to the table for a panel of celebrity judges to taste and dole out awards. Here’s how the prizes panned out:

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Cavanaugh’s Crew Takes Over The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse at Headhouse Square has new owners and a blast from the past back in the kitchen. The bi-level bar is now owned by he team behind the Cavanaugh’s stable of bars. Owners Patrick Pawliczek and Ken Hutchings have brought a familiar name back to the kitchen. Ben McNamara, who has been doing gastropub since before that unfortunate name stuck, is the chef at Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square. McNamara has been the chef at the New Wave Cafe, Saint Stephens Green and Philadelphia Bar and Restaurant. This will be his second tour of the kitchen in the Dark Horse/Dickens Inn space.

Another connection to the space’s past will be Jim Crowley. The longtime bartender will still be at the helm of the downstairs bar.

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