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Spotted: Spruce Street Harbor Park Has a Nesting Goose

Did you know Canada geese were big fans of Iron Chef Jose Garces’s pork belly bao buns? At least that appears the case as a goose has built a […]

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This Year, You’ll be Eating Well on the Riverfront

Spruce Street Harbor Park Presented by Univest/Valley Green Bank and Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest have announced their food partners and the ante has been upped. Franklin […]

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Jose Garces’s New Cuban Diner Gets a Name And An Opening Date

We know quite a few things about the new Cuban diner that Jose Garces is going to be dropping into the space on Chestnut Street […]

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Jose Garces Getting Ready For Two Local Openings

In addition to the recent announcement that his Iron Chef-ness is swinging into action with a Washington D.C. steakhouse, Jose Garces also has two projects […]

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Jose Garces Is Closing Chifa; Opening a Cuban Diner

This Saturday, July 13th Jose Garces will close his Chifa at 707 Chestnut Street after a four year run. Garces will replace the Peruvian-Cantonese concept […]

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Chifa Turns Four, Celebrates with a Tasting Menu

It’s Chifa’s fourth anniversary and Jose Garces’ Asian/South American amalgamation is celebrating with a special tasting menu from now until Sunday, February 10th. The four-course menu […]

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Don’t Miss This: The First Course At Chifa

With just three short nights left in Center City Restaurant Week, we’ve decided to call out individually excellent dishes at participating restaurants–just to remind you, […]

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Jose Garces to Cook for Philabundance at The Porch

Looks like the always busy Jose Garces is in town this week for a good cause. This Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Garces and […]

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End of Summer Barbecue at Chifa

Celebrate (or mourn) the end of summer this Sunday September 23rd at 4:30pm at Chifa. Chifa’s End of Summmer Barbecue will feature all-you-can-eat grilled meats […]

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Leap Day with Allagash Brewing and the Trestle Inn

Decisions, decisions, do you prefer your Allagash beer with Jose Garces’ Latin-Asian food or with go-go girls at the Trestle Inn. That’s the choice this […]

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Chifa Hosting Allagash Beer Dinner

On Thursday, March 1st Chifa is hosting the nineteenth incarnation of its popular beer dinner series. For $65 per person, guests will sample Chifa’s Latin-Asian […]

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Chifa Hosts Founders Beer Dinner Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Thursday October 27th Chifa is hosting another beer dinner. This one features the beer of Founders Brewing and a unique menu highlighting breakfast, lunch, […]

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The Bruery at Chifa Tonight

Chifa is hosting California craft brewery The Bruery this Thursday night. Known for their big bottles of unfiltered beers, The Bruery should make for an […]

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Tonight: A Trio of Choices

Tonight we present a trio of good ideas. As we told you earlier this week, The Corner’s John Taus is presenting the first of his […]

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Spotlight on Michigan Beer

We don’t know if that car commercial featuring Detroit with Eminem supplying the soundtrack is selling more cars but maybe it’s moving beer. We’ve noticed […]