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Stephen Starr


Fun With Big Data: Playing with Yelp Trends

Yelp has released a new way to play with the online review giant’s data. Yelp Trends allows you to see how popular certain terms have […]


Morning Headlines: An Update to PDQ’s Tax Delinquent Property Spreadsheet

Christopher Sawyer, the anti-blight crusader behind Philadelinquency, announced yesterday that his tax delinquency database is now current as of August 1. The database is an addictive […]

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Stephen Starr: Bad Schools Make for a Bad Economy

When it comes to supporting Philly public schools, restaurateur Stephen Starr has put his money where his customers’ mouths are: He raised more than $100,000 for […]


Whiskey and BBQ Dinner at Fette Sau

On Tuesday, August 5th, Fette Sau is hosting a Whiskey and BBQ Dinner. The event, which starts at 6 p.m., will feature whiskey pairings from Dad’s Hat […]


Sushi School is Back in Session At Pod

By Isabelle Gallicchio and Ella Torres Last year Stephen Starr’s West Philly pan asian restaurant, Pod, launched an in-house Sushi School, taught by head sushi chef, Tomoyuki Takasu. […]


Where We’re Eating: Barclay Prime

Ten years into its existence on Rittenhouse Square, Stephen Starr’s first Philadelphia steakhouse remains the city’s most stylish and expense-account-crushing ode to red meat. As […]


Starr Exploring New York Real Estate with Peter Serpico

Eater alerts us to an interview with Stephen Starr on Grub Street. In it, Starr talks about El Vez NYC and his future plans for […]


Stephen Starr Opening El Vez in NYC Tomorrow

On Friday, April 25th, Stephen Starr is opening his New York City version of El Vez. The 190-seat bar and restaurant is opening at 259 […]


Bid on Starr Dinners and Support Philadelphia Schools

Last month we told you how Starr Restaurants was making it easy for diners to donate to support Philadelphia schools. Stephen Starr’s restaurants have also […]


End of the Road for Route 6

The closing of Stephen Starr’s Route 6 has long been rumored. But today, Michael Klein has the official word that the seafood spot on North […]


Stephen Starr Is Making News In Philly And Washington D.C.

Leading off the news today, Starr’s D.C. outpost, Le Diplomate, got a big, wet, sloppy kiss of a write-up in the Washington Post. Roxanne Roberts […]


STARR Restaurants Launches School Fundraising Initiative

Today, Stephen Starr and STARR Restaurants launched a “Support Our Schools” fundraising and awareness effort with The School District of Philadelphia. The month-long initiative will […]

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Stephen Starr Will Ask Patrons to Donate to Philly Schools

Nice news this morning: We're proud to announce the Support Our Schools initiative with @SDPHite of @PhillyEducation. Add your donation to any Philly STARR tab. […]


2014 James Beard Semifinalists Announced

The 2014 James Beard Foundation Semifinalists have been announced. Local chefs and restaurateurs and restaurants made it to the semifinals in ten categories including Outstanding […]


Stephen Starr on Tonight’s Dangerous Grounds

In tonight’s episode of the Travel Channel’s Dangerous Grounds, Todd Carmichael goes to Nepal in search of a coffee for Stephen Starr and his Buddakan […]