Nick Elmi’s ITV is all about inventive bites and high-class cocktails.
So it makes sense that when Elmi and his crew paid a visit to Columbia Room in Washington this past summer, they were inspired by the D.C. restaurant’s practice of building a tasting menu around craft spirits. And on Monday, September 18th, Elmi and Columbia Room head chef Johnny Spero are teaming up to bring the concept to Philly for a one-night pop-up.
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This week’s special Best of Philly-edition of Behind the Line brings us to Nick Elmi, who went from winning Bravo’s Top Chef to having one of the hardest tables to get in Philly: Passyunk Avenue’s Laurel, which we recently named the 2nd best restaurant in Philadelphia. His South Philly bar followup ITV just won Best of Philly for its caviar service. And we can’t wait for his soon-to-open Old City spot. Here, we talk about all that and more. Read more »
East Passyunk’s ITV just turned one year old. And Nick Elmi and his crew are throwing a special celebration on Saturday night.
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