List of semifinalists for James Beard awards reads like a South Philly restaurant directory

The James Beard Foundation has released the nominations of its annual culinary awards – which are something like the Oscars of the food world – and South Philly is well-represented. In various categories, Will, Bibou, Le Virtu, Laurel, Fond and

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Wish Nick Elmi of Laurel luck in tonight’s ‘Top Chef’ finale, and maybe win Flavors tickets

It’s a big night for a little Passyunk restaurant. Top Chef contestant Nick Elmi, who opened his BYOB Laurel at 1617 E. Passyunk Ave. in November, is competing in the show’s finale tonight. And no, we will not announce who won

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Check out Laurel, opening tonight at 1617 E. Passyunk Ave., and its 4-course menu

For updates on all of South Philly’s restaurants, plus news, development, events and more, find Passyunk Post on Facebook and on Twitter @PassyunkPost. Chef Nicholas Elmi opens his French-inspired BYOB Laurel tonight at  1617 E. Passyunk Ave., and we stopped in today to give you

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