The Foobooz Speakeasy from Philly Cooks 2014
Get your tickets for Philly Cooks Big Event before the end of day on Friday, January 9th in order to save 15%. After that the tickets go up to $100. The Big Event will feature food from more than 40 of Philadelphia’s best restaurants including this year’s number one restaurant, Laurel.
The event will also feature the chance to try food from Philadelphia’s newest restaurants including Brick and Mortar, Bing Bing Dim Sum, Palladino’s and more.
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Whole Roasted Fish (in “crazy water”)
Chef Luke Palladino has made a name for himself at the Jersey shore and he is now opening on Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia. The former Columbo’s at 1934 E Passyunk Avenue has been transformed from a sandwich joint to Palladino’s, an upscale Italian restaurant with bar, open kitchen and 80-seats inside. The location, visible from Broad Street also makes the restaurant a gateway to East Passyunk. An opportunity, Palladino’s has taken advantage of with its striking striped exterior and large vertical sign. The opening is set for Thursday, December 18th and reservations are now available.
Inside, Palladino’s has a large bar with windows that will swing open to the avenue in nice weather, an open kitchen (also visible from the street) and a dining room with padded walls, banquettes and dark wood. A collection of striking Fornasetti plates hangs vertically at the entrance to the dining area.
The kitchen features a wood-fired grill as well as an Italian oven that will be used exclusively to bake focaccia. The extensive menu will consist of seasonal Italian cuisine, wood-fired steaks, chops, seafood and handcrafted pasta.
Photos and the full menu »
Palladino’s, the new restaurant on East Passyunk from Luke Palladino, is getting into the Cyber Monday hub-bub by announcing that they are now accepting reservations. The first day reservations are available is December 18th. So if you want to say you were first, make your reservation now.