Posted by Foobooz on May 3rd, 2013
Tale of the Tape
Posted by Foobooz on February 13th, 2013
Just yesterday someone asked when Pennsylvania 6, the replacement for Tweed at 114 S 12th Street was opening. Today we can report the American brasserie concept will open in March.
Posted by Foobooz on January 17th, 2013
On Monday, January 21, Neil Campbell, owner of Old City’s Race Street Café, and business partner Andy Shahan will open Mt. Airy’s historic Goat Hollow. Goat Hollow is the same name as the neighborhood restaurant that closed in the same location eight years ago. The renovated space will offer American brasserie food for lunch and dinner, alongside a craft beer and artisan cocktails.
Posted by Aubrey Nagle on September 20th, 2012
The Dorrance H. Hamilton Center for Culinary Enterprises, the new food incubator from the Enterprise Center, was ceremonially opened just last week at 48th and Spruce Streets. As Philly.com and HiddenCity are reporting, the large property will be home to multiple commercial kitchens for food entrepreneurs and small business to use in order to launch or accelerate their businesses. State of the art equipment and high tech facilities mean Philly has a breeding ground for its next generation of food industry leaders. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Foobooz on September 12th, 2012
Chefs and friends, Michael Dorris and Michael Santoro are opening The Mildred this evening in Bella Vista. The restaurant will showcase seasonal American cuisine with influences from the pair’s experience in Europe. Santoro will handle the kitchen and Dorris the front of the house. Both are committed to creating a fun and inviting restaurant that welcomes the neighborhood.
Posted by Foobooz on September 7th, 2012
Brian Dwyer and his team at Pizza Brain finally makes their public debut today and if you believe Facebook Events pages, 1,130+ people are going to be attending. If that actually happens we’re pretty sure they’ll run out of pizza before you can say Federal Donuts. But even if you don’t get pizza, it is sure to be one heck of a block party on Frankford Avenue.
Posted by Foobooz on June 7th, 2012
Posted by Foobooz on May 24th, 2012
This Memorial Day Weekend marks the opening of Morgan’s Pier, the Delaware River waterfront’s first destination beer garden. The “backyard beer garden will include a menu by Meme’s David Katz, 40 craft beers, free Saturday concerts and more.
Posted by Foobooz on May 1st, 2012
Vernick Food & Drink opens this evening at 2031 Walnut Street. Gregory Vernick who has worked for proliferate restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten is opening his own place near Rittenhouse Square.
About Greg Vernick
- Chef-owner Greg Vernick is a native of Cherry Hill, New Jersey
- Served as chef de cuisine at New York City’s Tocqueville.
- Other jobs included:
- Sous chef at Jean-Georges, Nougatine and Spice Market
- Helped train Vongerichten’s restaurant chefs in Doha, Quatar, Tokyo, Japan, Vancouver, Boston and Park City
Posted by Foobooz on March 20th, 2012
We first told you about Greg Vernick’s plans for a Rittenhouse Square restaurant last August. Before Spring is over, the Cherry Hill native aims to open his Vernick Food & Drink at 2031 Walnut Street. The restaurant aims to a vibrant European cafe featuring regional products to create a menu of globally-inspired dishes.
Chef and Co-Owner Greg Vernick
- Chef de Cusine at New York’s Tocqueville.
- Sous chef for Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at Jean-Georges, Nougatine and Spice Market.
- Trained Vongerichten’s restaurant chefs in Doha, Quatar, Tokyo, Japan, Vancouver, Boston and Park City, Utah.
- Eductated at Culinary Institute of America.
- Also holds a B.S. in Hospitality Administration from Boston University.