Posted by Jason Sheehan on March 20th, 2013
Okay, so the St. James in Ardmore has been going through some rough times. But as partner Michael Schulson explained when we talked to him a couple weeks back, he isn’t giving up the fight on the Main Line. He’s been re-doing menus, firing kitchen crew and working the line himself at the embattled joint in order to bring it back from the brink.
And now, he has a new happy hour menu that just got announced (it launches at 4pm today). And while no, we don’t believe that some pickles and sliders can completely turn a place around, that shrimp roll certainly does seem to be a step in the right direction.
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Posted by Jason Sheehan on March 8th, 2013
In a move that surprised precisely no one, Matt Moon–opening chef at the St. James–has been let go by partners Michael Schulson and Rob Wasserman. This move follows a couple of knee-capping reviews (a no-bell review from Craig Laban and a scathing zero-star review from Philly mag’s own Trey Popp), but according to Schulson, “There have been changes in the works for about a month.”
And showing the chef the door? That wasn’t the start of the bloodletting.
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