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Jose Garces Sells Most of His Restaurants, Two Will Close

Jose Garces just sold much of his restaurant empire to a new entity, and two Garces concepts will close. A Camden U.S. bankruptcy court approved […]

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Jose Garces in Crisis: The Trials of a Celebrity Chef

There was no point in standing around waiting for a reaction, so Jose Garces stayed in the kitchen. He served plates of piquillo peppers, brochettes […]

Jose Garces prepping for class at Volver's Summer School
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Garces Restaurants Are Being Sued for $86K in Unpaid Bills

This post has been updated. It’s no secret that the restaurant industry runs on thin margins, and operating with a certain level of debt to […]

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Garces Pops Up With Balcony Bar @ The Kimmel

The Jose Garces empire is growing just a little bit more, albeit temporarily. Balcony Bar @ The Kimmel — which, as you may have guessed, […]

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Jose Garces Teams Up With…Mrs. T’s Pierogies?

Jose Garces is a busy guy — he’s running a restaurant empire 14 locations strong in three states and D.C. and serves on the board […]

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Philadelphia: Leading Exporter of Restaurants

Last week, the Washington Post published an article about the Philadelphia restaurateurs coming to Washington D.C. and wondered if the next export from Philadelphia might be the Liberty […]

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This Season’s Food and Drink Lineup at Spruce Street Harbor Park

Spruce Street Harbor Park is opening earlier than ever this year, Friday, May 6th. The Delaware Riverfront destination is also expanding its summer restaurant collaborations, adding Chickie’s and […]

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Volvér Gets 5 Star Rating by Forbes Travel Guide

Volvér has been named a Five-Star Restaurant by Forbes Travel Guide in its 2016 Star Ratings. Only 56 restaurants around the world received Forbes’ highest […]

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Garces Promises Wood-Fired Fare at His Next Restaurant

Jose Garces’ planned restaurant at 2401 Walnut Street finally has some details associated. The first floor restaurant will be called 24 and will feature “health-conscious wood […]

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“Amadaversary” Celebrates 10 Years Of Amada In Philly

10 years is a long time. In the restaurant world (where we celebrate a 1-year anniversary like its remarkable and 5 like its unheard of), […]

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All You Can Eat Steak Frites at Garces Trading Company

Garces Trading Company has brought back one of its most popular promotions, endless steak frites on Tuesday nights. For $35 per person, you get unlimited […]

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Get Your Tickets: Summer Dinners at Vetri

The Vetri Family is hosting several summer dinner events, and if a little education (and a lot of good food) sounds ideal to you, then […]

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Volver Is Shutting Down For A Very Long Summer Vacation

Volver is done for the summer. Not for a week (as is becoming almost standard among many of the more notable Philly restaurants), or for […]

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What’s on the Menu at the Playground

Bart Blatstein’s The Playground opens tomorrow in Atlantic City. And on “T Street,” the indoor street lined with seven live music venues, the food is being […]

Outside rendering of The Playground
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The First Phase of The Playground Is Opening This Weekend

With record speed, the first phase of The Playground, known as “T Street,” is officially opening its doors to the public this Friday in Atlantic City. The Playground […]