Peter Woolsey opened Bistrot La Minette five years ago yesterday. And come September, Woolsey will be celebrating that fifth anniversary on
September 11th and 12th September 18th and 19th with a special blowout five-course dinner.
But before that, Woolsey wants to celebrate his sous chefs who he calls “the best I have ever had.” This Wednesday and Thursday (August 28th and 29th), Nich Bazik and Paul Carrier will be pulling out all the stops for their special four-course, $35 tasting dinner.
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This week marks the end of movies in Bistrot La Minette’s courtyard and to the courtyard itself. Peter Woolsey has leased the courtyard from the antique market next door. But the market is closing and the building being redeveloped. So Bistrot La Minette will shortly lose access to the courtyard. This week the French bistro will be showing Micmacs tonight, Thursday and Friday. Tonight and Thursday, movies begin at 8:30, 9:30 on Friday. So make a reservation now.
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Bistrot La Minette’s Peter Woolsey checks in with us and drops the 411 on what he has planned for Bastille Day this Sunday. The Queen Village bistro(t) is serving a four-course menu starting at 11:30 a.m. straight through to 9:30 p.m. for $40.
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Peter Woolsey is a busy and popular man, and I’ll tell you why.
Today and tomorrow at Bistrot La Minette, chef Woolsey and Jeremy Nolen from Brauhaus Schmitz have teamed up to create a four-course Alsace dinner for $35 ($55 with wine pairings). If you’re unsure of what Alsatian food is, just know that Alsace is one of the smallest regions in France and shares a border with Germany–so what you’re assuming is probably right: A master of French cuisine teaming up with a master of modern German cuisine to make some kind of weird, Franco-German culinary Voltron. It sounds near perfect.
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Remember back in December when Peter Woolsey was looking to give away some of his old kitchen equipment? Well it’s been claimed. The Avenue Delicatessen is picking up the equipment this morning. Laura Frangiosa, who used to work for Woolsey is excited to be putting the equipment to use in her new Lansdowne Jewish/Italian delicatessen. As you might imagine, Frangiosa can’t say enough good things about the Bistrot La Minette owner and chef.
As for Avenue Delicatessen’s Kickstarter campaign for a sign, they hit that goal late Friday.
Peter Woolsey of Bistrot La Minette is getting some new kitchen equipment and wants to make sure that his old equipment finds a better home than the scrapyard.
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Happy 4th birthday to Bistrot La Minette! To celebrate La Minette’s anniversary, chef Peter Woolsey will be serving a special four-course menu tonight through September 6th. The dinner will be $30 with an optional wine pairing for $15 extra. Drink specials for $4 will also be available, and the regular Bistrot La Minette menu will not be available on these nights.
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It’s tomato season and Supper owner and executive chef Mitch Prensky is collaborating with Bistrot La Minette’s Peter Woolsey on a tomato dinner on August 22nd and 23rd. On the Wednesday the special menu will be offered at Supper and the next night Prensky and Woolsey will be cooking it at Bistrot La Minette.
The dinner consists of four-courses for $35, $50 with wine pairings.
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Free stuff alert: During the 31 Days of Summer Love (which began on July 16th and ends August 15th) the With Love, Philadelphia campaign will be giving away prizes every day. To enter, click the daily link on the Visit Philly Facebook page, then follow the instructions via the Visit Philly Facebook app and you’ll be entered to win that day’s prize and the grand prize at the end of the campaign: two bikes from Philly-based Fuji Bikes.
The remaining daily giveaways include some fun food prizes too…
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Nobody does Bastille Day in Philadelphia like Fairmount. Eastern State Penitentiary plays the part of the Bastille and Fairmount Avenue becomes a Parisian boulevard. London Grill and its new sister establishment, Paris Wine Bar, promise to make this year’s festivities the biggest yet.
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