Chris Painter

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Special Bubbly Happy Hour at Wm. Mulherin’s Sons

  The happiest of all hours is going to be a little happier this week. Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9th, Wm. Mulherin’s Sons will be hosting […]

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Buying Cool: Wm. Mulherin’s Sons Reviewed

Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is the best-smelling restaurant I’ve been to all year. It’s pretty, sure. Big, new, shiny, polished, fitted out with rich woods, artisan […]

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First Look: Wm. Mulherin’s Sons

Potentially edging Charlie Was A Sinner out for most esoteric restaurant name in town is Fishtown newcomer, Wm. Mulherin’s Sons. The restaurant takes its name […]

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Wm. Mulherin’s Sons Is Set in Fishtown

Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is set to officially open this Thursday, March 31st. The 101-seat Italian restaurant and four-room hotel (opening in June) is situated under the […]

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Chris Painter on “Fishtown Italian” and What Else Is Next

It was a surprise to many when Chris Painter closed his semi-eponymous restaurant off of Rittenhouse Square. Luckily for fans of his cooking, he won’t […]

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News for People Who Like Bad News: New Year’s Edition

While we were on our year-end break the hospitality industry saw several closures and changes. The biggest news is that Il Pittore will close after service on […]

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Hey Night Owls: Il Pittore Has a Dinner for You

On Saturday May 9th, il Pittore and Malvira Wines will join forces to host an Almost Midnight Madness dinner at the restaurant. The dinner will include four courses prepared […]

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The Revisit: Il Pittore

For all of Philadelphia’s culinary diversity — and from Bustleton Avenue’s new Moldovan spot to Indonesian fare in Point Breeze, we at Foobooz are big […]

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DIY Down the Shore: Chris Painter’s Flukin’ Foil

Fish, fish and more fish! But we’re certainly not complaining. Especially not after drooling over the pictures of Il Pittore chef Chris Painter’s addition to […]

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Il Pittore Introduces Local Farmer Menu

  Starting this week until the end of the summer, Il Pittore will introduce a new menu dedicated to the hot season and all of its […]

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Best of Philly 2014: The Readers’ Polls

This year, we had a thought regarding picking and choosing for Best of Philly — why should we get to have all the fun? So […]

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Sunday Wine Dinner at Il Pittore

On Sunday, March 9th, Il Pittore will be presenting a special five-course wine dinner with exclusive pairings from c. Pira & Figli Winery. Chef Chris Painter has created […]

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Serpico On Serpico: Some News On His Forthcoming Restaurant

Hey, check it out! Some asshole New York writer made the long trek to the wilds of Philadelphia to check out the Peter Serpico/Chris Painter […]

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Peter Serpico at Il Pittore

We dispatched photographer Kate Van Vleck to Il Pittore on Tuesday night to snap some shots of the Peter Serpico, Chris Painter collaboration dinner at Il […]

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Painter and Serpico, Together for One Night at Il Pittore

The similarities between the two chefs count little to none. Chef Chris Painter, a Pottsville, PA native, stands on eurocentric culinary grounds, masterfully crafting  creative takes […]