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Weekly Pig Roast at Cuba Libre this Summer

Running all summer, Cuba Libre will be serving an unlimited roast pork dinner every Monday. If you’re looking to begin your week with tender, falling-off-the-bone meat, this may […]

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Garces Is Opening a Lounge Below Rosa Blanca

Jose Garces is opening Nacional 56 downstairs from Rosa Blanca at 707 Chestnut Street on Wednesday, November 26th. The lounge will offer Latin music, cocktails and light […]

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Extend Your Weekend With Mojito Mondays

Keeping your weekend down the shore going through Monday? Then check out what the Continental Atlantic City is doing. Alma de Cuba chef Douglas Rodrigez  and the […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Rosa Blanca

Jose Garces can take you places. And the most compelling ones are those you’d have the hardest time reaching on your own. That’s why Amada, […]

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A Look Inside Rosa Blanca – And The Opening Menu, Too

So Avance’s opening might be the big news tonight, but come Monday at 7am, Jose Garces’s dead-on rendition of a classic Miami Cuban diner, Rosa […]

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Alma de Cuba Launches Saturday Brunch Dance Party

Can’t get enough dancing on Friday night? Then check out the new Saturday brunch party at Alma de Cuba. All three floors of Stephen Starr’s […]

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More Details on Rosa Blanca

Construction is underway at 707 Chestnut Street as Jose Garces continues work converting Chifa into Rosa Blanca, a Cuban diner. The diner will be similar to […]

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Jose Garces Is Closing Chifa; Opening a Cuban Diner

This Saturday, July 13th Jose Garces will close his Chifa at 707 Chestnut Street after a four year run. Garces will replace the Peruvian-Cantonese concept […]

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Cuba Libre’s Tapas Tuesdays Start Today

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar is known for providing a gateway to the forbidden pleasures of Cuba and now chef/partner Guillermo Pernot is updating and […]

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The Gastronaut: What Philly Needs Now

In the past couple of years, Philadelphia has become a good restaurant city. But what is it going to take to make us great? It […]

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Cuban Chef Collaboration at Alma De Cuba

This Monday, August 13th Douglas Rodriguez, the chef of Alma de Cuba, will be teaming up with Chef Enrique Nunez of Paladar La Guardia in […]

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Havana Room Opens Tonight at the North Shore Beach Club

The Havana Room in Northern Liberties opens tonight. The restaurant replaces last year’s Chenango as the former Arrow Swim Club is being reborn as North […]

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Cuba Libre to Host Second Cuban Pop-Up

Chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre will be hosting Chef Alain Rivera Santana of Doctor Café in Havana for a second Pop-Up Paladar from Tuesday, […]

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Alma de Cuba Now Offering Suckling Pig Dinner

Center City’s Alma de Cuba is now offering a traditional Cuban style Cochinillo Asado dinner of ceviche, whole suckling pig (serves two) and dessert. The […]

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Cuba Libre To Begin Selling Empanadas Out the Back Door

In conjunction with National Empanada Day on Sunday, April 8 (take a back seat Easter), Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre is opening Empanada Alley, a […]