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Drink This Now: Royal Boucherie’s $2 Martini

How much would you expect to pay for a martini at one of the city’s hottest bars? $12? $15? At Royal Boucherie during lunchtime, you’ll […]

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Royal Boucherie Is Launching Its First-Ever Happy Hour

Nearly a year after it opened, Royal Boucherie is kicking off its first-ever happy hour program. Starting tonight, Monday, October 29th, Nick Elmi’s dark, cozy […]

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ThinkFest Preview: Nick Elmi, Greg Vernick and Audrey Claire Taichman on the Future of Philly Food

ThinkFest, Philly Mag’s annual gathering of the city’s greatest minds and ideas, is upon us. It’s going down on November 15th, and this year’s lineup […]

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Go Down for History: Nick Elmi’s Favorite Place

Why Old City? About a year and a half ago, my wife and I realized we had never done the historical-Philadelphia things. For her birthday, […]

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Here’s How Royal Boucherie Is Celebrating Bastille Day

Independence Day is almost here, and Bastille Day isn’t far behind. Royal Boucherie is celebrating both with specials starting this weekend and continuing with a […]

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Nick Elmi Is Taking Over the PHS Pop-Up Garden for One Night

Chef Nick Elmi is doing his part to help end childhood hunger. The Laurel and Royal Boucherie chef-owner is teaming up with the Pennsylvania Horticultural […]

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At Royal Boucherie’s Brunch, Your Waffles Come Topped With Foie Gras

It was bound to happen, I suppose, eating a hunk of seared foie gras covered in vanilla butter at 10 o’clock in the morning. Leave it […]

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Philly’s Top Chefs Share Their Favorite Super Bowl Party Recipes

Maybe you’re planning to skip the bar for the Super Bowl and having a party or potluck with friends to watch the game instead. (Hey, we get […]

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Intent and Execution: Royal Boucherie Reviewed

Nick Elmi’s Royal Boucherie, his Old City restaurant opened in partnership with bar impresarios Stephen Simons and David Frank, is an undeniably fun place to […]

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You Can Now Get French Food in Old City Till 1 A.M.

Royal Boucherie, Nick Elmi’s American brasserie, is just what Old City needed this winter: a cozy-yet-upscale spot with a focus on simple, elegant pleasures like […]

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East Passyunk’s ITV Is Now a Christmas-Themed Cocktail Bar

Nick Elmi’s ITV is joining bars across the globe to spread a little holiday cheer, one drink at a time. “Miracle In the Valley” is […]

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Peek Inside Royal Boucherie, an American Brasserie for Old City

Nick Elmi’s American brasserie Royal Boucherie finally opens at 52 South 2nd Street tonight, November 9th — and we haven’t been this pumped about a […]

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Royal Boucherie Is About to Open in Old City. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

It’s been a while since people were this excited about a restaurant opening in Old City — especially on 2nd Street. Broadly speaking, the Two […]

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One of Us: Nick Elmi

The Top Chef winner, 37, has one of the hardest tables to get in Philly (Laurel) and is behind the eagerly anticipated Royal Boucherie in […]

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ITV Teams Up With D.C. Chef for a Cocktail-Centric Tasting Menu

Nick Elmi’s ITV is all about inventive bites and high-class cocktails. So it makes sense that when Elmi and his crew paid a visit to […]