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Philly Mag gives Whetstone at 5th and Bainbridge a two-star review

Over the summer, a new restaurant from Jeremy Nolen of Brauhaus Schmidtz opened at 5th and Bainbridge. The restaurant, called Whetstone, serves accessible American cuisine as a neighborhood establishment.

The future Whetstone (Photo: James Jennings)

Photo of the location prior to opening. (Photo: James Jennings)

So is Whetstone worth checking out? Philly Mag gave the restaurant two stars, saying to “come if you’re in the neighborhood.”

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Whetstone opening this week, here’s a look at the restaurant’s menu

Whetstone, the new restaurant from Jeremy Nolen of Brauhaus Schmitz, is finally opening at 5th and Bainbridge.

The future Whetstone (Photo: James Jennings)

 (Photo: James Jennings)

The restaurant was originally slated to open last summer, but after some delays, the spot is now expected to open this week. With the opening date almost here, we now have a look at the menu for the restaurant.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Waiting game for Whetstone on 5th & Bainbridge Street

It looks like the opening of Chef Jeremy Nolen’s Whetstone restaurant in the former Adsum/Tapestry space on 5th and Bainbridge St. will be pushed into early 2015.

The future Whetstone (Photo: James Jennings)

The future Whetstone (Photo: James Jennings)

Nolen, the man behind the crazy-good menu at Brauhaus Schmitz, will look to keep it an “affordable” option in Queen Village with an ever-changing seasonal menu, according to foobooz. While we don’t know the exact date it will open, Nolan did provide us with some intriguing tastes of what’s to come.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Brauhaus Schmitz chef opening Whetstone at former Tapestry

Chef Jeremy Nolen is opening his own restaurant called Whetstone at the former Tapestry on Fifth and Bainbridge streets. Nolen plans a casual, regional American bar-restaurant with the backing of his Brauhaus Schmitz cohorts, Doug and Kelly Hager, The Insider reports.

Tapestry in happier times from June 2012 Streetview screengrab

Tapestry in happier times from June 2012 Streetview screengrab

Says the blog:

Whetstone (Nolen’s mom’s maiden name) will draw on his upbringing in Reading. Think chic but rustic, both in decor and in the in-house pickling and fermenting.

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