Nick Elmi’s new restaurant next to Laurel to be named ITV, expected to open next month

Nick Elmi, the Top Chef winner behind East Passyunk Avenue’s Laurel, is getting ready to open a new restaurant next to his current hit dining spot.  Instead of simply making Laurel larger, this new location just next door at 1615

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Restaurant Rankings: Laurel takes PhillyMag’s top spot; LaBan loves Townsend, Barbacoa

It’s not really a secret: South Philly is the place to eat in Philadelphia. Look no further than Philadelphia Magazine’s recent “50 Best Restaurants of Philadelphia” list. Not only did Laurel at 1617 E. Passyunk Ave. take the top spot

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South Philly dominates Zagat’s list of Philly’s Top 50 Restaurants

With staples and standouts up and down E. Passyunk Ave., it’s no secret that South Philadelphia is rapidly becoming the place to dine in the city. Zagat just released their list of the Top 50 Restaurants in Philadelphia and South

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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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