Speck Food and Wine

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Pizza, Shola, Hoagies, Dogs and Instant Mashed Potatoes

So the biggest news this week was obviously the arrival on the stands of Philadelphia magazine’s 50 Best Pizzas issue. But that wasn’t all we […]

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In The Magazine: Shola vs. Blatstein

For those of you who care about restaurants and chefs (and I mean really care about restaurants and chefs), one of the most maddening and […]

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Vetri Awaits Sushi

We’re sure this is just a photo of Marc Vetri hoping to score some sushi as he peers into the former Speck (future Raw) on […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Best New Restaurants, Beer Week, Beard Awards and Alcoholic Paper Airplanes

First things first: The voting for Best New Restaurant ends soon, so if you’ve got an opinion (and if you’re reading this blog, I know […]

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Raw At The Piazza: I Guess You Could Call It Official

Just in case there are any doubters out there about Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge taking over the Speck space at the Piazza. There sure […]

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What’s Jose Garces Doing Looking At Speck With Bart Blatstein?

Someone snapped this photo outside of Speck at some point after the lockout, and it depicts Jose Garces and Piazza developer Bart Blatstein chatting out […]

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Battle Royale at the Piazza: Bart Blatstein Locks Shola Olunloyo Out Of Speck

We’ve been telling you for what seems like years about Speck, Shola Olunloyo’s long-delayed eatery that was to bring sophisticated eating to Bart Blatstein’s Piazza, […]

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Quick Bites

At long last, Agiato has opened in Manayunk. Chef Joe Scarpone who owned Sovalo in Northern Liberties is at the helm. [The Insider] Longtime Rouge […]

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Quick Bites

“Now it’s time to bloody cook.” So says Shola Olunloyo in his latest blog post where he gives a peek into Speck’s kitchen. [StudioKitchen] The […]

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1200 Bank, the upscale billiards spot hoping to open at 12th and Chestnut is going through the approval process. The active Facebook page notes opposition […]

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Studiokitchen Now Accepting Reservations

The 8-seat StudioKitchen at Shola Olunloyo’s soon to open Speck Food + Wine is now accepting reservations through December. Tuesday through Friday reservations are $120 […]

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Adsum and Speck Tease

Two of the more anticipated restaurants of the summer of 2010 are turning up the flirting. Matt Levin’s Adsum has been tweeting up a storm […]

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Peek at Speck

Shola Olunloyo shares some preliminary blueprints and ideas for his kitchen counter at Speck Food + Wine. He doesn’t mention this cease-and-desist placard that Brownstoner […]

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Shola Olunloyo answers questions regarding his upoming Speck Food + Wine. [Studio Kitchen] That construction at 2nd and Ludlow, it will be the Grill Room, […]

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Shola on Speck

Yesterday we revealed Shola Olunloyo was planning a restaurant on the Piazza at Schmidts. Today he fills in the details on Speck Food + Wine, […]