Aimee Olexy


The Love Launches Lunch and Brunch

It’s no secret that we love The Love. The “Rittenhouse neighborhood spot” might be a bit of a contradiction in terms, but how could a […]


Love, Philly: The Love Reviewed

On my first night at the Love, I’m sitting there at the bar, and it’s crowded. Loud. Warm from the closeness of the people packing […]


Inside The Love, Stephen Starr and Aimee Olexy’s New Restaurant

Aimee Olexy and Stephen Starr’s The Love has its soft opening tonight. Their latest collaboration, named for what Olexy calls “the most important ingredient,” has […]


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 […]


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, […]


Stephen Starr and Aimee Olexy Are Bringing The Love to Rittenhouse This Fall

When Stephen Starr began building his empire, he did so with concept restaurants: martini bars, Asian-fusion buddha shrines, soul food diners, and conveyor belt sushi restaurants. (That was then […]


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 […]


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 […]


Stephen Starr Is Making News In Philly And Washington D.C.

Leading off the news today, Starr’s D.C. outpost, Le Diplomate, got a big, wet, sloppy kiss of a write-up in the Washington Post. Roxanne Roberts […]


News and Rumors About 2014 Restaurant Openings

Michael Klein posted his 2014 Philadelphia Restaurant Forecast with all sorts of juicy bits of news and rumor. Stephen Starr and Aimee Olexy are going […]

Marc Vetri

ThinkFest Will Feature Marc Vetri, Aimee Olexy and Others

ThinkFest is Philadelphia magazine’s week-long series of events featuring smart conversations about the city, education, the arts, entrepreneurship, the food scene, tech and creative culture. Chris Matthews […]


Talula’s Daily Reviewed

Trey Popp says it’s a shame that Talula’s Daily’s chef Scott Megill’s dinner was interrupted by a sales pitch. But somewhere before dessert and the […]


Aimee Olexy Is Promoting Anthropologie

Aimee Olexy’s Talula’s Daily is open on 7th Street across from Washington Square. In addition to being a gourmet grocery with fresh bread, cheeses, tea, […]


More Details on Talula’s Daily

Back in September we reported that Talula’s Garden expanding with Talula’s Daily. Then in April we snapped a photo of the construction site and gathered […]


Chef Throwdown and Food Truck Feast at EATS Philly 2013

EATS Philly 2013: Two Kitchens/Two Countries will take place on Tuesday, April 23rd from 6 to 9 p.m. at Vie (600 N. Broad St., Philadelphia). […]