Del Posto’s Mark Ladner Coming To Osteria

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It’s another Culinary Culture Swap dinner at Osteria, and this time around, the crew is hosting Mark Ladner of the Batali/Bastianich super-restaurant, Del Posto.

Together, Ladner, chef Jeff Michaud and the whole Osteria team will be putting out a 4-course tour of northern and southern Italy. The dinner starts at 6:30 on May 13. Reservations are $85 and can be secured by calling Osteria Philly at 215-763-0920.

Oh, and we just happen to have the menu, too…

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Eataly Coming to Philadelphia

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Strawbridges during Philly Cooks | Photo by Yoni Nimrod

Eater turned us on to this interview with Joe Bastianich, a partner in Mario Batali’s Eataly. Bastianich confirms that the next Eataly location will indeed be in Philadelphia and is about a year out. The where is still unannounced but rumor and speculation have long focused on the ground floor of the old Strawbridge and Clothiers.

Coincidentally, Philadelphia magazine’s Philly Cooks event was thrown in the Strawbridges building last year but won’t return this year, as we’ve been told the building will likely be starting a build-out.

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