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The Birth of Vetri

At the end of 1993, I was 23 years old, working for Aramark as a corporate food service director, and living on Long Island. Fortunately, […]

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Alla Spina Is Closing

Alla Spina, the Italian-style gastropub opened by Marc Vetri in 2012, will close this Sunday, January 28th, Urban Outfitters has confirmed. The restaurant will cease […]

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Jeff Michaud Leaves URBN, Takes Osteria With Him

After Marc Vetri’s sudden departure from the URBN empire back in December, the Vetri Family (which includes Pizzeria Vetri, Amis, Alla Spina, and Osteria) was […]

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Vetri Chefs Are Competing in a Culinary Cage Match

Osteria’s Jeff Michaud and Amis Trattoria’s Brad Spence are no strangers to competition: Michaud practices jiu jitsu, while Spence co-founded Fatback Boxing, a nonprofit that […]

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Marc Vetri Announces That He’s Leaving Urban Outfitters

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. Marc Vetri announced on Sunday afternoon that he has stepped down from his executive […]

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Marc Vetri Is Opening a Restaurant in Vegas

This post has been updated. The Vetri Family empire has been expanding outside of the Philly area ever since Marc Vetri sold the company to […]

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Some Actual World Famous Chefs Are Coming to Cook for You at Vetri

This post has been updated. Vetri, the flagship restaurant in Marc Vetri’s empire – and the only one still under his ownership after most of […]

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Pizzeria Vetri Teams Up With Shake Shack

First, the Vetri Family empire expanded into fast-casual with Pizzeria Vetri. Then, the sale of (most of) the restaurant group to Urban Outfitters took the […]

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Bar Amis Opens Today at the Navy Yard

Earlier this month, the news broke that Lo Spiedo, Vetri Family’s outpost at the Navy Yard, would be no more, and a new concept would […]

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Vetri’s Navy Yard Restaurant Gets a New Name and Concept

Lo Spiedo was always a solid enough concept for the Navy Yard. It was a back-to-the-basics approach by the Vetri Family culinary team, where a casual […]

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Vetri Family Hosts Fat Ham Pop-Up, Italian Winemaker, and More

Vetri Family restaurants are spotlighting organic wineries, teaching classes, and hosting their chef friends for special events and pop-ups all month long.

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Stargazy Goes Mediterranean With Special Guest Pies

Stargazy, the East Passyunk British pie shop that made our Philly’s Best Pies list back in January, has played host to guest chefs like Will […]

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Monday Morning TL;DR: Food Hipsters Ruin Everything

It’s Monday morning, and if you’ve found yourself here, that means you must be wondering what the President served for dinner when Xi Jinping dropped […]

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Philly’s Fanciest Italian Restaurant Kicks Off Weekly Lunch Service Next Month

Last year, Marc Vetri decided to open up the Vetri books to the city’s lunch clique. Initially, it was a three-month stint — a first for the then-18-year-old restaurant — and it […]

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Pizzeria Vetri Makes Some Changes

Things are changing at Pizzeria Vetri. Most importantly, their new seasonal specials have appeared for the summer. At the Rittenhouse location you can score the […]