Le Virtu

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Our Compiled List of #FoieFridays Participants

In Foie Gras We Trust T-Shirt – Via Le Pigeon in Portland, OR We’re into week two of #FoieFridays with a growing group of Philadelphia […]

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The Revisit: Le Virtu

When thirty minutes pass between a hostess depositing you at a table and a waiter turning up to take your order, the mind plays host […]

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“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 […]

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Le Virtú Spring Menu Feast

On Wednesday May 30, Chef Joe Cicala of Le Virtú will be sharing his spring menu with patrons from 6-9pm, with dishes inspired by his […]

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Around the Web: Le Virtu Preferred, Duck Eggs and Bargain Banh Mi

Of Osteria, Amis and Le Virtu, Mac & Cheese prefers Le Virtu. [Mac & Cheese] After reading Rick Nichols’ account of the duck eggs from Paul […]

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Cook’s April Schedule: A Sneak Preview

A new month means a new schedule of classes at Cook. As always, we have your sneak peek–this time two whole days before the class […]

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Sixty Foot Long Strand of Pasta Available at Le Virtu

Things are going swimmingly for Chef Joe Cicala at Le Virtu. The restaurant was singled out in Craig LaBan’s recounting of Distinctive Italian restaurants and […]

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About Last Night: East Passyunk Pop-Up At Cook

Joe Cicala (Le Virtu), Jennifer Conley (Stateside), George Sabatino (Stateside), Jesse Prawlucki (Fond, Belle Cakery), Lee Styer (Fond) It began with tiny espresso cups of […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Starr, 10 Arts, Noble, Starr, Rhuby and Starr

It’s been another busy week here at Foobooz World HQ. And while, to the casual observer, it may seem as though the news was dominated […]

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Sex and Candy at Le Virtu

Mystery and sex: Angela Ranalli’s two secret ingredients. She wants her guests to wonder, “Is it going to be too hot? Is it going to […]

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Le Virtu’s Campo Throws Itself A Party

Yes, Le Virtu is celebrating the season by throwing an East Passyunk-meets-Abruzze garden party on the little patch of green beside the restaurant. We’re letting […]

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Better Than Ever at Le Virtu

Craig LaBan re-visits Le Virtu and deems it the “South Philadelphia’s best authentic Italian restaurant.” [T]here is also a new refinement to the food here […]

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How Many Bells for Le Virtu?

Craig LaBan revisits Le Virtu just over three years from when he originally checked out the East Passyunk Avenue spot. That time he gave the […]

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Le Virtu Hosts Beer Dinner

Le Virtu is hosting a beer dinner tomorrow night featuring the beers of Duvel and Ommegang paired with the food of new chef Joe Cicala. […]

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Quick Bites

Le Virtu has a new executive chef, Joseph Cicala hails from suburban Washington DC, likes hockey and even played a couple of pro games. That makes […]