Butchering

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Kensington Quarters Butcher Heads Out on Her Own

Heather Thomason who has been Kensington Quarters’ head butcher and fellow butcher Cecilie May are branching out on their own. The pair have started Primal Supply […]

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The Farm and Fisherman’s Butchering Classes Are Back

If, like most of us, you didn’t grow up on a farm and inherit the art of butchering from your grandfather like Chef Joshua Lawler of The Farm […]

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Kensington Quarters in the Wall Street Journal

Accolades for Philadelphia restaurants now come from far-and-wide, but it’s still of note when a hometown restaurant winds up in the Wall Street Journal. This week […]

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Kensington Quarters And COOK Partner On Delivery Program

So you love the idea of getting your beautiful, butchered meats from a place like Kensington Quarter’s but don’t want to actually drive all the […]

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Head Butcher Bryan Mayer Out at Kensington Quarters

Bryan Mayer, the head butcher at Fishtown’s Kensington Quarters has parted ways with the restaurant/bar/butcher shop/classroom. The departure has been described as amicable by owner […]

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Tastings, Demonstrations and More at Eat Retreat Bite

  This Thursday, in partnership with Fair Food, Eat Retreat Bite is happening in Philadelphia. Rub elbows and eat bites with the region’s food and drink making […]

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Spring Butchering Classes at The Farm and Fisherman

PETA might have a problem with it, but over here at Foobooz we are very pro-carving up animals. So too, apparently, is The Farm and […]

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Restaurant Review: Kensington Quarters

You walk by Bryan Mayer’s butcher case at Kensington Quarters, and you develop certain expectations about what awaits you in the dining room. These deepen […]

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Classes Begin at Kensington Quarters

This month, Kensington Quarters is opening its second-floor classroom space for weekly and monthly hands-on classes. Initial classes will focus on butchery and charcuterie, later […]

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La Divisa Meats Takes Over for Border Springs Farm Stand

Nick Macri, who has been working at the Border Springs Farm Stand in the Reading Terminal Market is now taking over the stand and rebranding […]

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PHOTOS: Opening Night At Kensington Quarters

Very nearly a year after we first told you that Kensington Quarters would, at some point, be opening (and nearly two years after the enterprise […]

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Opening Menus at Kensington Quarters

Tonight, Kensington Quarters opens on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. The combination butcher shop, restaurant and classroom is unique to Philadelphia and it will be interesting to see […]

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Opening Date for 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 […]

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The Gastronaut: Hey Santa …

Dear Santa, I’ve come to you in years past asking for a lot of stuff for the Philadelphia food scene, but, selfless font of awesomeness […]

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D’Angelo Bros. Gets a Reprieve

Rick Nichols is in the Inquirer today, telling the story of Sonny D’Angelo of D’Angelo’s Bros. butcher shop in the Italian Market. Sonny may not […]