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The UPdate on Daniel Stern's new restaurant

It's planned for the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place, making it the highest eatery in the region. And it has a new name.

The UPdate on Daniel Stern's new restaurant

Chef-owner Daniel Stern in the space that will be R2L.
Chef-owner Daniel Stern in the space that will be R2L.

Daniel Stern and crew are now saying "November" for his new restaurant at the Residences at Two Liberty Place, the luxury condo within the city's third-tallest building, with an entrance on 16th Street between Market and Chestnut.

The Le Bec-Fin alum, who owns the bistro Gayle in Queen Village, closed his restaurant Rae in the Cira Centre around New Year's amid word that he was relocating it to 2LP.

There's been a name change: The Rae project now will be called R2L. (Look closely at the hardhat in the photo.)

At 500 feet up, with east, west and south views, R2L will be the tallest public restaurant in the city.

Michael Klein Philly.com
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