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Jason Cichonski


Restaurant Review: The Gaslight

If you’re comfortable looking a bartender straight in the eye and asking for a Sex Panther, then girl, does Jason Cichonski have the bar for […]


Where We’re Eating: Brunch at the Gaslight

Brunch is typically the most fun meal of the week. Friends get together, tell stories of the weekend and, hopefully, laugh a lot. At the […]


Lineup and Location Announced for Cochon 555

Cochon 555 is coming to Philadelphia on Sunday, May 25th of Memorial Day weekend. The tour touts the flavor and benefits of heritage breed pigs. The […]


Sex Panther Obscures the Gaslight’s Potential

Adam Erace has some problems with the food at the Gaslight, but that’s nothing compared to what he had to say about the drinks.  The […]


This Weekend: Whiskey And Waffles Brunch At Ela

So Scott Schroeder and Jason Cichonski should be getting pretty used to cooking together at this point. I mean there was that Bromance Collaboration Dinner […]


The Gaslight, In Pictures

In a quick turnaround, Old City’s newest destination, The Gaslight, opened a few weeks ago in the old Philadelphia Bar and Restaurant space across the […]


This Week: Bromance Collaboration Dinner At Ela

Scott Schroeder is having a busy season. We just wrote about him throwing in with David Ansill for an upcoming collaboration dinner at Bar Ferdinand, […]


The Revisit: Ela

How do you keep the spark alive? Restaurants face the same question that haunts many a marriage—only, with restaurants, it comes ‘round a whole lot […]


The Gaslight Will Host a Top Chef Viewing Party

Join Philadelphia cheftestant Jason Cichonski for a Top Chef Finale viewing party at The Gaslight, his recently opened bar in Old City. Root for Laurel’s Nick […]

The Scene

Super Bowl Party at Pat Burrell’s Penthouse

Yesterday, Tommy Domalski (pictured above) and Amber-Joi Watkins hosted their second annual Super Bowl party. Domalski owns the penthouse that was the former pad of Pat […]


Dinner Menu for Jason Cichonski’s Old City Bar

Yesterday, Jason Cichonski teased a corner of his menu for his upcoming Old City bar, The Gaslight. Today, we’ve got the whole thing. The menu […]


It Was a Top Chef Reunion at Laurel Last Night

While many of us were watching Top Chef last night, Nick Elmi was at Laurel where he was just finishing up cooking for Top Chef former castmates Jason Cichonski […]


Cichonski Takes Over Old City Bar

Jason Cichonski is taking over Philadelphia Bar & Restaurant. Cichonski is joining up with PBR co-owner Charlie McMaster to relaunch the bar as The Gaslight. Cichonski […]


Top Chef Episode 2 Recap: Good Looks Don’t Win Challenges

Much like a skilled chef packing 10 pounds of flavor into a 5 pound dish, a skilled TV editor can make an hour’s worth of […]


Distant Early Warning: Duck Duck Goose Celebrity Chef Dinner At Brauhaus Schmitz

Yes, the event here is about a month away. And yes, that’s generally kind of outside the window for most peoples’ dinner planning. But this […]