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The Helm Crew Will Open in Rittenhouse

The upper-deck restaurant space at 1901 Chestnut Street — owned by FCM Hospitality’s Avram Hornik — has sat empty since the city shut down Jennifer Sabatino’s Aldine back in early April. […]

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The Team Behind Helm Just Opened a New Cafe on Frankford Avenue

Helm owners Michael Griffiths and Kevin D’Egidio have been slowly but surely expanding their influence over the past few years: after the Kensington BYOB debuted […]

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Fall Fest Is Back at Morgan’s Pier

One of the hardest parts of summer’s end is saying goodbye to long days, balmy weather, and — our favorite — eating and drinking outside. […]

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First Look: South Helm

Cooking is hard. It’s hard because it takes incredible skill, talent, and tenacity to climb the ladder of the kitchen. It’s hard because it requires […]

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South Helm Is Now Open

The awaited sequel to Helm officially opened its doors on June 3rd. Located at 100 Morris Street, South Helm is Michael Griffiths’s and Kevin D’Egidio’s second restaurant. […]

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South Helm Is Coming Along Nicely

Michael Griffiths and Kevin D’Egidio, the guys behind the highly acclaimed Helm BYOB surprised many when they announced that they were opening their second location, less than a year after […]

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Helm Team Opening Second Restaurant

When Michael Griffiths and Kevin D’Egidio opened Helm in Kensington last March, they were relative unknowns despite solid resumes. Grifftihs had been at Lacroix, Rittenhouse Tavern and opened […]

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Of Vinyl, Ramps and Stinging Nettle: Helm Reviewed

You knew this was coming. In Philadelphia, where chefs are constantly popping up in one another’s kitchens or dueling each other at Cook, it was […]

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Helm To Open Mid-March

There comes a time in every baby bird’s life when he must leave the safety of his mother’s nest and strike out on his own. For […]