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DIY Down the Shore: Nick Elmi’s Traditional (But Not Traditional) Clambake

Nick Elmi’s BYO, Laurel has captured the appetites of those who frequent East Passyunk’s restaurant scene. And chef Elmi’s Traditional (but not traditional) Clambake needs […]

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TONIGHT: Nick Elmi and Laurel at Sancho Pistola’s

In a very Philly Beer Week edition of Sancho Pistola’s Taco Exchange. Nick Elmi and his crew from Laurel are heading to Fishtown to make an oxtail […]

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New Tonight: Peekytoe Crab at Laurel

Nick Elmi’s Laurel had a few last second tables for tonight. A rare case indeed, and if you were lucky enough to snare one, here’s […]

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Recapping Open Stove XXII: Happy Almost St. Patrick’s Day

Open Stove XXII was on Monday night, and like most of our Open Stove events, the guests got drunk. Not just because of the beer […]

Grilled maitake Nick Elmi's Laurel Restuarant
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Laurel Is Now Taking June Reservations

Starting today from now until 5pm we will be taking reservations for June at Laurel. Please call 215 271 8299 to reserve — Laurel Restaurant […]

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Nick Elmi on CBS This Morning

Nick Elmi is having quite the 2014 so far. His win on Top Chef became public, his Laurel has been praised by the critics and […]

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Philly Cooks May Be Your Only Chance At Tasting Nick Elmi’s Food Any Time Soon

So it’s not like Laurel was easy to get into before chef Nick Elmi was named Top Chef last week. With 22 seats, a five-night-a-week […]

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Nick Elmi and His Food

With Top Chef in the rearview mirror, we look back at Nick Elmi’s career at Le Bec Fin, Rittenhouse Tavern and now at Laurel.

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Laurel Chef Nicholas Elmi Wins Top Chef

Congrats to Philadelphia chef Nicholas Elmi, who won Bravo’s Top Chef competition on Wednesday night.

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Nick Elmi Breaks Free at Laurel

Trey Popp reviews Nick Elmi’s Laurel for the February issue of Philadelphia magazine. Popp writes that Elmi’s cooking has been unshackled from cooking other people’s food […]

Grilled maitake Nick Elmi's Laurel Restuarant
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Restaurant Review: Nicholas Elmi’s Laurel

Twelve years is a long sentence for someone who hasn’t committed a crime, even if you get to serve it in some swanky cells. Ask […]

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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 […]

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Nick Elmi’s Laurel Called “Stellar”

Brian Freedman reviews Nick Elmi’s Laurel for Philadelphia Weekly. Freedman calls the East Passyunk BYOB “stellar.” Berkshire pork lavished in its triumvirate of treatments, and each one, […]

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Mark Your Calendars: East Passyunk Restaurant Week Is Coming

The second annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week will run from Sunday, February 23rd through March 1st, 2014. The week of restaurant deals will include Noord’s […]

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Six Pack: Six Places to Indulge with Foie Gras

I recently had some friends from California in town and they were wondering where to go to get some 100% legal Foie Gras in Philadelphia. […]