Thursday, August 27, 2015

What's Jose Garces doing at the Cira Centre?

It's called JG Domestic.

What's Jose Garces doing at the Cira Centre?

0 comments

That Jose Garces is an All-American guy, for sure.

The Ecuador-rooted, Chicago-bred chef-owner of Amada, Tinto, Distrito, and Chifa has been shifting his flavor profile farther Stateside with his newer spots, Village Whiskey and Garces Trading Co.

For his next act, he's going into the Cira Centre, across from 30th Street Station, with JG Domestic, Fine Food and Spirits -- whose menu and drinks all will be sourced to the U.S.A. (The concept will not be farm-to-table, as previously believed.)

JG Domestic -- see the logo here -- is on track for a September opening, and kitchen will be headed by Dave Conn of Village Whiskey.

The restaurant's footprint will be smaller and more visible than its predecessor's, Rae. Garces' corporate offices, bursting at the seams in Old City next to Amada, will be relocated to the Cira Centre.

Philly.com
0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Michael Klein, the editor/producer of philly.com/Food, writes about the local restaurant scene in his Inquirer column "Table Talk." Have a question? Email it! See his Inquirer work here.

Michael Klein Philly.com
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com
letter icon Newsletter