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A Return to Roots: Forsythia Reviewed

A French omelet is one of the world’s most perfect foods: comforting, simple, yet requiring a rigorous technique to do properly. Everyone who eats seriously […]

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First Look: Forsythia, Chris Kearse’s New French Restaurant in Old City

Chris Kearse took his time. Seven years, he owned and operated Will, a darling French restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue — a BYOB timed perfectly to our […]

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Will BYOB in East Passyunk Is Closing for Good

Chris Kearse, the chef and owner of Will BYOB, is opening a restaurant in Old City. Forsythia will take over the former Capofitto space at 233 […]

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Chris Kearse To Collaborate with Jaxon BYOB

You know what used to happen in Philadelphia restaurants all the time? Collaboration dinners. But for some reason, not so much anymore more. So we were […]

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Will’s Tuesday Night Tasting Menus Return with Three Tasty Ingredients

Will BYOB on Passyunk Avenue is restarting its Tuesday ingredient focused menus. On Tuesday, October 20th, pumpkin will be the featured ingredient. On Tuesday, November 17th, […]

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The Fall Menu at Morgan’s Pier

The fall menu at Morgan’s Pier debuts tomorrow, Wednesday September 23rd. Among the fall bites from chef-in-residence Nick Elmi, tater tots poutine, smashed local squash […]

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If There’s A Will There’s A Way: Chris Kearse Documentary

  Chef Chris Kearse of Will BYOB  tells his inspiring story in a short Vimeo documentary recently created by videographer Oliver Gallini, the first of a […]

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Pumpkin Dinner at Will BYOB

Chris Kearse is preparing a special Pumpkin Tasting Menu for Tuesday, October 21st at Will BYOB. The five course dinner will be $55 and include […]

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Al Paris And Chris Kearse Collaboration Dinner At Heirloom

Chef Al Paris has been running a series of collaboration dinners at Heirloom, his Chestnut Hill BYOB. He’s already had Georges Perrier in the kitchen, […]

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DIY Down the Shore: Chris Kearse’s Heirloom Tomato and Summer Melon Salad

For the past couple weeks, we’ve been talking to a variety of Philly chefs and bartenders, asking them what they bring with them to eat […]

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Collaborating with Chris Kearse

Chris Kearse is a chef’s chef. His technique and food make chefs like Eli Kulp a fan. So it isn’t surprising to see a couple of collaborations […]

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We Want Answers: Eli Kulp

You grew up in Mossyrock, Washington. Is that a town of more or less than 100 people? Ha. Last time I saw, it had 498. […]

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Tuesday Tasting Dinners At Will: Morel Mushrooms

Will is running a Tuesday Tasting Dinner series in which chef Chris Kearse takes one item and then crafts a complete menu around that single […]

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Let’s Get Ready to Ramen Rumble

Cheu Noodle Bar is introducing a new monthly event. Once a month, they’re hosting a Ramen Rumble pitting two local chefs against each other to see […]

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Local Chefs Nominated for Food & Wine Best “New Chef”

Food & Wine is running a contest to recognize America’s best up-and-coming chefs. Six Philadelphia chefs are nominated for “The People’s Best New Chef – […]