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Tag Archives | Stephen Starr

What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

‘Better’ than Starr?Restaurateur with 28 locations signs lease for A Man’s Image

A year ago A Man’s Image announced that they’d be looking to sell or lease their current location at 1709 E. Passyunk Ave. so owner Abe Mandel could downsize and pass on the business to one of his employees. Now the massive, 4,400 sq. ft. property has been leased to what seems to be a interesting prospect for this prime corner property.


At first we heard rumors that Stephen Starr would be taking over the space to open a spot here. But according to Mandel, it’ll “better than Starr.”

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Take a look at Serpico, Stephen Starr’s southern-most outpost

Serpico, the buzzy offering from Stephen Starr and celebrated chef Peter Serpico, is opening tomorrow at 604 South St., which used to be a Foot Locker. A bit of a step up, huh? Get it?

Pic comes from Zagat

Pic comes from Zagat

Serpico, the chef, comes from New York’s famous Momofuku restaurant group, so the food blogosphere has been salivating for months. Of course, it seems Serpico imported a New York price tag, (Foobooz said you shouldn’t be surprised about dropping $100 a head), so we can’t imagine this will become one of our regular haunts.

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