Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Stephen Starr, Anthony Bourdain, More Stephen Starr, Spike Mendelsohn, Union Trust’s Bankruptcy and Why Philly Is Better Than NYC

Yeah, that’s right. It’s the holiday season and we’re all about the love over here at Foobooz World HQ. Here’s what you might’ve missed while stuffing the stocking of your loved ones over the past few days…

Stephen Starr Opening Two Hotels In Philly? Yup, that’s what he said.
Anthony Bourdain Does Philly But all anyone was talking about were the Irish bus bombs.
Is Will The Best BYO Of The Year? Yes.
Forest & Main Isn’t Perfect… But that’s fine by us.
Oh, and Stephen Starr Is Also Opening El Vez in NYC Because he’s just not busy enough.
F.U.N.Y.C. Philly is stealing all your best stuff and we’re proud of it.
Union Trust Is Bankrupt And so is its owner.
Spike Mendelsohn Coming To Philly All he needs is a little space…
Peter McAndrews Takes Over Brigid’s Kitchen Fairmount rejoice!
About Last Night: Open Stove 10 hits COOK like a pork-scented bomb