Opening Date for Kensington Quarters


Meat Locker at Kensington Quarters

Kensington Quarters is officially opening on Wednesday, October 29th. The Fishtown restaurant, bar, butcher shop, classroom combo will  offer a selection of the region’s finest meats in its butcher shop, while diners of the restaurant enjoy drinks and dinner by Executive Chef Damon Menapace.

The classroom in the upstairs loft (which will also double as an event space) will host butchering classes as well as guest chef lectures and cooking demos that will acquaint guests with Kensington Quarters’ farm partners. A class schedule will be announced shortly after opening.

The goal of owner Michael Pasquarello (also owns Bufad, Cafe Lift and Prohibition Taproom) will be to offer fresh, farm-to-table food, specifically focusing on whole-animal cooking. The kitchen features a wood-burning oven and a wood-fire grill. The restaurant will seat up to 120 people.

Small plates as well as starches, grains and greens will range in price from $10 to $14. Entrees will range in price from $20 to $30.

As for the alcohol selection, a 20-tap system will supply twelve beers and eight wines, some of which are organic and biodynamic. A bottle list of 20-25 wines as well as a reserve list of cellared wines and beers will also be available. Cocktails will range from $10 to $15.

Reservations should be available beginning tomorrow.

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