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Townsend in East Passyunk Returns as a Wine Bar

All the fun of the original Townsend happened at the downstairs bar. Upstairs was beautiful and fine and Very Serious French, but downstairs was boisterous […]

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Inside Philly’s First Halloween-Themed Pop-Up Bars

After two years of great success running Philadelphia’s Christmas-themed pop-Up Bar Tinsel, Teddy Sourias and the team at Craft Concept Group (who brought you Bru, Blume, […]

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East Passyunk’s Townsend Will Close, Then Reopen in Rittenhouse

Last week, we told you that chef and restaurateur Tod Wentz would be opening the Pearl Tavern in the former Irish Pub space right next to Oloroso […]

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Chef Tod Wentz Will Open the Pearl Tavern in Midtown Village

Chef and restaurateur Tod Wentz is expanding his restaurant empire with not one but two new concepts in Center City: a new Midtown Village tavern and […]

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You Can Now Hit Up Oloroso for Brunch and Lunch

Oloroso’s tapas isn’t just for nighttime any more. Townsend Wentz’s Spanish spot has expanded service to include lunch on weekdays and weekend brunch. Both new […]

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Trading Places: Oloroso Reviewed

Oloroso isn’t a tapas place. You might think it is, and it might look like it is, but it isn’t. You may remember Townsend Wentz […]

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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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A Restaurant Owned By a Bunch of Spanish Celebrities Is Opening in Rittenhouse

Tatel, the Madrid-based Spanish restaurant owned by a group of high-profile Spanish celebrities, is set to open in the former Boyd Theater next year.

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Townsend Wentz Plans a “Down-and-Dirty” Spanish Tapas Restaurant for Midtown Village

Remember when “modern Spanish tapas” restaurants were all the rage? It was a grand ol’ time (in the early ’00s), when chefs could charge big […]

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High-Gloss Rustic: A Mano Reviewed

In the back, chef Michael Millon is dancing. Not dancing-dancing (because that would be weird), but that’s what it looks like. He and his crew, […]

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First Look: A Mano

There’s something familiar about the freshly opened A Mano in Fairmount. It’s not the space. The corner of 23rd Street and Fairmount was, for ages, […]

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Townsend Wentz Readies BYOB, A Mano

Townsend Wentz has received a ton of accolades at his East Passyunk Avenue restaurant Townsend (#5 on the new Best Restaurants list), and he will debut […]

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Update: Italian BYOB by Townsend Wentz

Exciting news: we have some updates on the heretofore unnamed Italian BYOB by Townsend Wentz that’s going to be at 23rd and Fairmount (formerly the space occupied by […]

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Beyond The Plate: Townsend Wentz

A few months ago, we told you about a beautiful, inspiring short documentary made about Chris Kearse from Will. Videographer Oliver Gallini told us then […]

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Want To Get A Sneak Peek At Townsend Wentz’s New Italian Restaurant?

Well you can. Kinda. First, you’re going to have to clear your schedule on the night of January 13 (which is a Tuesday, so you […]