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Del Frisco’s Bought Over $1 Million In Wine and Booze Last Year

We were impressed back in October 2012 when we learned that Center City red meat emporium Del Frisco’s had purchased nearly $900,000 worth of wine […]

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James Beard Finalists Announced, Two Locals Move On & Journalism Gets Nods as Well

The James Beard Foundation announced their 2013 awards finalists today. The list of JBF Awards semifinalists included a boatload of Philadelphia area nominees but the […]

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Ready to Eat Horse Meat at Monsu? Maybe Vetri?

On Wednesday, I called Philadelphia restaurateur Peter McAndrews to talk about horse meat, since the equine-eating controversy recently popped up again, as it does every […]

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Vetri Chef de Cuisine Adam Leonti Named to Forbes List

Vetri’s chef de cuisine, Adam Leonti has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30: Food & Wine list. The 28-year old has been cooking at […]

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Wait, This Is An Important Question…

“What is the recommended portion size for white truffles per person?” —Adam Leonti, Vetri

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Checking The Stock Levels At Vetri

Yeah, those are white truffles. Lots of white truffles.

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Vetri Raises Tasting Menu Price

A Chowhound posted that Vetri’s tasting menu will go be going up from $135 to $155 per person in September. As was noted, the increase […]

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James Beard Awards: Finalists (And Journalists) Announced

Okay, so for those of you of a mind to party on James Beard Awards night (May 7th for the chef awards, May 4th for […]

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2012 James Beard Semifinalists Announced

The 2012 James Beard Semifinalists have been announced and Philadelphia area chefs and restaurants seem to have a bigger representation than normal. Tashan, The Farm […]

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Bells Ring for Five

Every time you hear a bell ring, it means that some angel’s just got his wings. Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved […]

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The Revisit, Redux: Some More Thoughts On My Dinner At Vetri

This month’s Revisit column has kicked up a bit of a fuss in the Comments section. Some commenters wanted a detailed explanation of my bill […]

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Can You Justify Vetri?

Trey Popp is taken back to a simple farmer’s potato patch in Tuscany, even as he drops $650 on dinner at Vetri. Nantucket Bay scallops […]

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The Revisit: Vetri

Many years later, as I faced the $650 bill for a dinner date at Vetri, I would remember the distant potato patch in Tuscany where […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Great Chefs, Tyson Bees, Vetri, Sbraga and Mayor Nutter’s Secret Career as a Karaoke Superstar

The week started with some bad news (partners Tyson Wong Ophaso and Cliff Asavadejpakdee leaving the Tyson Bees food truck that they’d made famous) and […]

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Meanwhile Across Town at Vetri….

While Marc Vetri was hosting hundreds at his Great Chefs Event a couple of well known food writers were sitting down to dinner at Vetri. […]