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Starr and Olexy: We Only Paid to Make Wage Case Go Away

Yesterday, Foobooz reported that a yearlong U.S. Department of Labor investigation found that Talula’s Garden, Stephen Starr and Aimee Olexy’s farm-to-table eatery, had violated minimum wage, overtime, and […]

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Talula’s Garden Must Pay Nearly $400K for Labor Violations

It’s one of the dark secrets of the restaurant industry that cooks and other staffers are often made to do prep work — the peeling, […]

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What Do You Get When You Put Curalate, Starr Restaurants and Coded by Kids Together?

Philly Tech Week is back, and it’s more creative than ever. Case in point: On Tuesday, May 2, Curalate will challenge a group of as […]

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Feds Investigating Alleged Wage Theft at Stephen Starr Restaurant

The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating a cook’s claim that he and other employees at a Stephen Starr restaurant were forced to work without […]

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Stephen Starr To Take Over Serafina Spot

Serafina is going to be taken over by Stephen Starr. The Italian restaurant from New York landed with significant fanfare in 2011. It was immediately […]

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Philadelphia: Leading Exporter of Restaurants

Last week, the Washington Post published an article about the Philadelphia restaurateurs coming to Washington D.C. and wondered if the next export from Philadelphia might be the Liberty […]

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Starr CFO Bruce Koch Passes Away

Starr Restaurants Chief Financial Officer Bruce Koch died Tuesday, January 26th after suffering a stroke on Saturday. Koch was 60 years-old. In addition to being the CFO […]

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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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Talula’s Daily Hosting Slow Fires Cookbook Dinner

On Monday, November November 30th, Aimee Olexy and Talula’s Daily are hosting chef Justin Smillie of the acclaimed Upland in New York. It’s a night of Starr Restaurants […]

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The First Phase of The Playground Is Opening This Weekend

With record speed, the first phase of The Playground, known as “T Street,” is officially opening its doors to the public this Friday in Atlantic City. The Playground […]

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PHOTOS: Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival 2015

On Saturday, Rittenhouse Row hosted their annual Spring Festival on what just so happened to be one of the most beautiful spring days of the year […]

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Tableau: The New Cafe Open Inside PAFA

A new cafe is now open in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Tableau is run by Starr Restaurants Catering and is located inside the […]

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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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Five Starr Restaurants Among Top 100 Independent Restaurants in Sales

Restaurant Business magazine has released its list of the Top 100 Independent Restaurants by Sales in the United States. And Stephen Starr owns five of […]

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13 Diners You’ll Find in Philly

We here at Foobooz certainly enjoy Philadelphia’s food scene but that doesn’t mean we don’t occasionally roll our eyes at some of the other dining […]