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Whetstone Tavern

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  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Meals Served: Dinner
  • Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
  • Hours: Monday through Friday: 11 am to 2 am; Saturday, Sunday: 10 am-2 am

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Whetstone Tavern Begins Late Night Happy Hour

WhetstoneBellyWhetstone Tavern has begun a Late Night Happy Hour. From 10 p.m. to midnight, the Queen Village bar and restaurant is offering $3 beers and $3 house wines every day (yes, including weekends). Chef Jeremy Nolen is also offering his Dad’s Burger (1 patty) and Roast Beef sandwich for $5. That’s just about half-price for the sandwiches.

There will also be a rotating sandwich special as well. Right now that’s the pictured braised pork belly with Korean Napa cabbage slaw. Expect the specialty sandwich to change every three to five days as the culinary team gets creative with the special.

For more late night deals, check out these Late Night Happy Hours.

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The Star System Is Stupid And Broken


At the conclusion of last week’s 3-star Stargazy review, a reader asked a very difficult question:

So what about this doesn’t say four stars? The fact that it’s stuff-yourself delicious, worth going out of your way for, has value or that each of your experiences has been a win? Sounds like a straight flush to me. A rarity for Philadelphia, or anywhere for that matter.
A Confused Glutton

And it’s true. I loved Stargazy. I’ve been dreaming about the banofee tart (pictured above) and the sausage rolls for a week. So why doesn’t a place like this deserve four stars?

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Twice in a Lifetime: Whetstone Tavern Reviewed

Passyunk Pork - pork chop, sharp provolone polenta

Passyunk Pork – pork chop, sharp provolone polenta | Photo by Caroline Russock

Jeremy Nolen—chef at Whetstone, the man behind Brauhaus and Wursthaus Schmitz, lonely local champion of modern German cuisine and a fella who knows an awful lot about tube-shaped meats—stopped by our table somewhere between the drinks arriving and the menus being taken away. He looked distracted, tired— sucking breath like a boxer in the third round suddenly realizing that the guy across the ring from him is more of a fighter than he’d expected. Read more »

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