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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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Another Pig Dinner, This One At Il Pittore

So we’ve already got one big pig dinner on the books–the Fine Swine dinner at Taproom on 19th–but now we’ve got word of another happening, […]

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La Spinetta Wine Dinner at Il Pittore

Surrender yourself to a night of opulence. You’ll feel good about it, I promise, and you’ll feel it the moment you walk in. It might, […]

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About Saturday Night: Chip Roman Debuts New Candy Line and Jen Carroll Helps Out

Saturday Night was ACHIEVEability’s Food for Thought charity event, where more than thirty local restaurants prepared tasting plates for guests of the event. HughE Dillon was […]

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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 […]

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Tasting Menu Launches at Il Pittore

Chef Chris Painter has put together a six-course tasting menu option for his Sansom Street restaurant, Il Pittore. Although the regular menu is designed in […]

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Six Pack: Suckling Pig In Philadelphia

  Editor’s Note: This week, we’re going to be introducing our new army of interns to you, the Foobooz readership. And it occurred to us […]