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New Blood At Lacroix

It looks like Lacroix (and the Rittenhouse Hotel in general) have done a bit of hiring and brought some new bodies into the kitchen and […]


Cured & Crafted Coming To Philly

You know what’s awesome? Beer. Know what else? Prosciutto. Add in whiskey and Skittles and a man could live on not much else. Which is […]

From left: Mike Griffiths of Fork, Kevin Sbraga of Sbraga, chef Jon Cichon of Lacroix, and Ed Konrad and chef Nicholas Elmi of Laurel.
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March of Dimes’ 17th Annual Signature Chefs Auction

Wednesday night, the March of Dimes at the Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park held its 17th annual Signature Chefs Auction with delicious […]


Six Pack: Eat Where Top Chef Contests Nick Elmi and Jason Cichonski Cooked

Yes, we still have some time before the first episode of the new season of Top Chef, featuring Nick Elmi, Jason Cichonski and a bunch […]


New Bar Comes to the Rittenhouse Hotel

The Rittenhouse Hotel was purchased a year ago by the Hersha Hotel chain but only recently have enhancements been visible. Now open is the Library […]


About Last Night: Open Stove “Uno de Mayo” Party

There are a lot of considerations that go into the planning of an Open Stove night. We look at the two chefs, their kitchens, their […]


The Final Collaboration Among Elmi, Kearse, Styer and Cichon

And then there was one. The last eight-course collaboration dinner between power houses Jon Cichon (Lacroix), Lee Styer (Fond), Nick Elmi (Rittenhouse Tavern), and Chris […]


Eating Healthy During Restaurant Week

Be Well Philly asked a dietician for advice on eating healthy during Restaurant Week. She’s got five  tips to live by and also suggests what to […]


About Last Night: 10th Anniversary Dinner at Lacroix

It was a meal that will never be repeated. Outside of the massive small-plate food events (like Feastival or Philly Cooks), it was probably the […]


Cicala, Sbraga, Lacroix, and More Named to American Chef Corps

The Inquirer has the story on seven local chefs were recently inducted into a brand new State Department program called the American Chef Corps. Earlier […]


Lacroix 10th Anniversary Dinner Menu

Lacroix has moved its 10th anniversary dinner to Monday, September 24th. The dinner will still include courses by ten of Lacroix’s ex-chefs and will benefit a […]


Lacroix’s 10th Anniversary Dinner

To celebrate Lacroix’s 10th anniversary the restaurant will be holding a special dinner on September 17th(dinner has been changed to Monday, September 24th). The dinner […]


About Last Night: Doritos and Bourbon Whiskey At Cook

It was Zahav vs. Lacroix night at Cook and photo ninja Yoni Nimroad of Cook was there to capture it all Last night was another […]


“Foie Fridays” Starts Tomorrow

In protest of the recent foie gras troubles in California (where a complete Nanny State ban on foie gras is due to take effect on […]


Six Pack: Philadelphia’s Zombie-Proof Restaurants

In the wake of yesterday’s zombie attack in Miami, I’ve been thinking (as I often do) about the inevitable zombie apocalypse. And when I get […]