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Townsend Opens This Evening

Townsend  opens on East Passyunk Avenue this evening. Owner/chef Townsend (Tod) Wentz has assembled an impressive team with Lauren Harris (McCrossen’s, Tria) as general manager and sommelier, Keith Raimondi […]

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Townsend Opens for the Weekend

Townsend Wentz’s East Passyunk Avenue restaurant, Townsend will softly open this weekend by serving its bar menu. Drink Philly has the bar menu for the […]

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Townsend Gets A Barman

That guy over there look familiar? If you’re the drinking sort, he likely does. That’s Keith Raimondi, who has spent years slinging drinks at some […]

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Tonight: Collaboration Dinner At Will

All throughout the month of March, chef Chris Kearse is doing collaboration dinners at his East Passyunk BYO Will. Every Thursday, it’s a different chef, […]

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Townsend Wentz Opening a Fairmount BYOB

Townsend Wentz, who already is working on taking over the former Sophia’s one East Passyunk is also looking to open an Italian BYOB at 23rd […]

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Work Has Begun On The Former Sophia’s Space

The Passyunk Post is reporting that the brown paper has gone up on the windows at the former Sophia’s on East Passyunk–a sign that work […]

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East Passyunk News: Townsend Wentz Taking Over Former Sophia’s Space

So you guys remember the disaster that was Sophia’s on East Passyunk, right? What was supposed to be chef Christopher Lee‘s triumphant return to Philadelphia […]

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McCrossen’s Rolls Out New Summer Food and Drink Menu

McCrossen’s Tavern has rolled out chef Townsend Wentz’s summer menu with classics like pickled beet salad and marinated Boquerones as well as new dishes like braised […]

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McCrossen’s Tavern’s Post-St. Patrick’s Day Irish Whiskey Dinner

If you’re someone who doesn’t agree that “Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day,” we have the perfect post-St. Paddy’s event for you. Eschewing the mayhem […]

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Decibel Wines at McCrossen’s Tavern

So this guy named Daniel Brennan, a Philadelphia native, decided to make some wine. And he did. He bottles his New Zealand wine under the […]

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Pairings Dinner at McCrossen’s Tonight

McCrossen’s Tavern is hosting a pairings dinner with South African wine producer Ken Forrester tonight, October 9th, at 6:30 p.m. The wine will be paired […]

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Charity Guest Chef Pot Luck and Beer Tasting at Lemon Hill

Lemon Hill is having an eventful August with two more events happening August 26th: a rare beer tasting and a Guest Chef Pot Luck event. […]

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Lacroix’s 10th Anniversary Dinner

To celebrate Lacroix’s 10th anniversary the restaurant will be holding a special dinner on September 17th(dinner has been changed to Monday, September 24th). The dinner […]

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McCrossens Hosts French Canadian Beer Dinner

McCrossen’s Tavern welcomes Quebec-based Unibroue for a four-course beer dinner on Thursday, March 1st. The dinner pairs four Unibroue beers with beer-inspired dishes from Chef […]

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Wine, Cheese and Plates at McCrossen’s

Tonight McCrossen’s continues its wine-cheese-food series. $32 gets you four cheeses chosen by DiBruno Brothers’ Rocco Rainone, four wines by sommelier Lauren Harris and four […]