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Olly, the Latest From Southwark Owners, Is About to Open in Queen Village

When Marina de Oliveira and Chris D’Ambro took over Queen Village mainstay Southwark back in 2016, they managed to get two restaurants out of the deal, opening Ambra, […]

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Southwark Owners to Open Two More Restaurants in Queen Village

This post has been updated. Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira like to open their restaurants in twos. First, it was Southwark, their New American restaurant and […]

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Philly Chefs Unite to Help a Queen Village Restaurant Worker Fight Cancer

Last month, Peter Serpico threw a one-night Korean pop-up inside his namesake South Street restaurant to help raise money for his friend Theresa Lazzari who worked nearby at Southwark and Ambra, rolling out pastas in […]

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Eat Korean Food at Serpico and Help a Philly Restaurant Worker Fight Cancer

As tragic as it is to be diagnosed with cancer, it’s good to know you have an entire industry in your corner ready to support you in any […]

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Now Serving: Ambra

It’s been said before that no plan survives first contact with the enemy. That same thinking applies to restaurants opening their doors to customers for […]

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Revamped Southwark Is Now Open

Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira quietly reopened Southwark over the weekend but today they shout it out to the mountains that the Queen Village restaurant […]

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Southwark Selling to Two Industry Vets

Kip and Sheri Waide have run Queen Village’s Southwark for more than a decade now. The restaurant was at the forefront of the local food movement and a […]

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Moon Over Talula’s Garden

Michael Klein reported yesterday that Talula’s Garden has named Matt Moon its new Executive Chef. Moon will replace Michael Santoro who was out as of […]

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Shakeup at Talula’s Garden

Meal Ticket is reporting that the highly regarded Michael Santoro is out as chef at Talula’s Garden. Santoro came to Aimee Olexy’s urban garden restaurant […]

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Suburban Snacks: From Beer Week to Sweet Corn Month

Did you know Wilmington Delaware has its own Beer Week? Neither did we but we salute the biggest city of the first state for celebrating […]

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Suburban Snacks: Art of Bread, Sound Down, $20 Mondays in Bryn Mawr

Georges Perrier’s Art of the Bread will be opening on June 1st in Narberth. The bakery-cafe will serve breakfast pastries, light fare, salads, sandwiches, Illy […]