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Vetri 2? What the?

rumdrinks Sep 27, 2006 04:41 PM

Am I the only one that didn't know about this? (excerpted from online chat session with Craig LaBan yesterday

"Would I call Marc Vetri a sell-out just because he plans on opening a big osteria in North Philly with more casual fare? Absolutely not. Not if he's cooking pizzas and pasta with the same integrity he approaches his alta cucina at Vetri".

(full link: http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/ente...)

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    JanR RE: rumdrinks Sep 27, 2006 08:26 PM

    It's been in the works (and in the news) for some time now. I think I even read something about it in the weekend WSJ a couple of weeks ago.

    1. missclaudy RE: rumdrinks Sep 28, 2006 12:40 AM

      This news escaped my eagle eye too. North Philly? Where in North Philly, I am crazed to find out where?

      1. Tonyjlive RE: rumdrinks Sep 28, 2006 01:57 AM

        600 block of N Broad...Saw something on the Vetri website the other day but didn't really investigate too much

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          Chuckie73 RE: rumdrinks Sep 28, 2006 03:19 AM

          This was in the Inquirer a week or so ago: Marc Vetri and crew are now talking "early January" for Osteria (previously dubbed L'Osteria), their more casual operation at 640 N. Broad St.

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