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The James Beard Foundation’s Epic Fundraising Dinner Returns to Philly

The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America tour is coming back to Philly this November. The event spotlights the foundation’s initiatives to support sustainability and minimize […]

Philadelphia Wedding

11 Luxurious Bridal Hotel Suites Around Philly

Plenty of thought and energy goes into choosing your wedding venue, but what about the place where you’ll spend the morning before and the night after? […]

News

Mike Pence to Speak in Rittenhouse Square on Tuesday

As Mike Pence readies to speak at a fundraiser in Philly, local protesters are likewise preparing a rally of their own for the vice president’s […]

Philadelphia Wedding

Where to Celebrate Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding in Philly

Any royal wedding is a much anticipated event — it’s an alluringly grand spectacle that can’t be missed. Happening this Saturday, May 19th, the royal […]

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Connoisseur: Jay Shah’s Favorite Things

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Lacroix Goes Straight Prix-Fixe

Lacroix, the longstanding restaurant at Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Hotel is changing things up. Chef Jon Cichon has announced that the restaurant is going to a single, five-course […]

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Scarpetta Opening at the Rittenhouse on September 28

A couple days ago, we rolled out our Fall Restaurant Preview. In it, we talked about the opening of Scarpetta–the fancy-pants, double-decker modern Italian restaurant […]

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Wine Some, Lose Some: Good News and Bad on the Sommelier Beat

Mariel Wega, the wine director of a.kitchen and a.bar has been named one of the Best New Sommeliers of 2016 by Wine & Spirits magazine. This is […]

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Say It Ain’t So: Automatic Spa Gratuities Are Becoming a Thing

Recently, a very good friend gave my wife a gift card to the luxurious Rittenhouse Spa inside the also luxurious Rittenhouse Hotel. But instead of […]

Justin Timsit - Wine director of Lacroix restaurant at the Rittenhouse hotel
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“New York’s Best Sommelier” Works at The Rittenhouse Hotel

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board held a little contest earlier this month that aimed to crown a person with an impressive title: “New York’s Best […]

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Scarpetta Opening in the Rittenhouse Hotel

This summer, Scarpetta, a high end Italian restaurant with locations in New York City, the Hamptons, Las Vegas and Miami will be coming to the […]

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Cellar Wine Tasting at the Rittenhouse

The Rittenhouse Hotel is hosting its first-ever cellar tasting event. On Sunday, January 31st from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the hotel is opening its […]

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Holiday Treats This Month At The Rittenhouse Hotel

Lacroix restaurant at The Rittenhouse Hotel is welcoming its guests with some comforting “seasons greetings” by offering a few holiday specials.

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Garrett Snider Benefit for Marc Vetri Foundation’s Eatiquette

Last week at the Rittenhouse Hotel Garrett Snider and The Garrett Getlin Snider Foundation hosted a benefit to raise awareness for The Vetri Foundation For […]

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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 […]