Grassa-Fed Cattle

Wait in line, get some oily pasta.

Food Reviews & Stories
Grassa and Lardo share more than just a back door. Rick Gencarelli’s new housemade pasta restaurant is indeed adjoined to the West End outpost of his sandwich empire, which is expanding even fas   More
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Hail Caesar

Where to get the emperor of salads.

Food Reviews & Stories
Even the most carnivorous among us concede there’s something special about a Caesar salad. It could be a nostalgic association with haute tableside service, or perhaps it’s the body’s occa   More
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

Shut Up, Lardo

A bun-based battle of rival Southeast sandwich shops.

Food Reviews & Stories
Yo! Asshole! Youse can plainly see I’m eatin’ at dis sandwich shop. And youse gonna eat at d’otha sandwich shop? In South Philly, where partisans yell insults across the street as they line    More
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Future Drinking

Sorenson to open Ava Gene's, Stark Naked Pizza now Baby Doll, and more new places to eat and drink


Food & Drink
Our weekly reading of the bureaucratic tarot cards that are OLCC liquor license applications:Stumptown don Duane Sorenson has purchased the former Lauro Kitchen at 3377 SE Division St., where he will open a new restaurant called Ava Gene's. The application offers little else in the way of information—the old license forms used to make you write a bit about your menu, but the newer ones don't—except ...   More
Friday, May 25, 2012 RUTH BROWN


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