Restaurant notes: NYC chef taking Frederick's in Queen Village

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This one's far off and way under the radar, but I'll throw it out there: South Philly-bred chef Joey Campanaro -- who owns the little owl... Read more

Opening: Bar Stella

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Stephen Starr's Pizzeria Stella (Second and Lombard Streets) is getting a bar next door, in the former pilates studio on the Second Street... Read more

Photo and menu time: El Rey

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Sunday (4/25) is the opening date for El Rey, Stephen Starr's casual Mexican diner at 2013 Chestnut St. Construction is just about finished... Read more

Starr's Chris Painter getting his own restaurant

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Stephen Starr is partnering with his culinary director, Chris Painter, for a food-driven restaurant at Third and Bainbridge Streets in Queen... Read more

First peek: El Rey

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El Rey -- Stephen Starr's Mexican diner on the site of an old Greek diner at 2013 Chestnut St. -- is still on target for its April 25* opening... Read more

Starr's next restaurant: El Rey

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Stephen Starr's Mexican restaurant at 2013 Chestnut St. (see previous here) now has a name: El Rey. And a concept: Home-style cuisine from... Read more

Pizzeria Stella to expand

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Confirming details from last October: Pending city approval, Stephen Starr's Pizzeria Stella at Second and Lombard Streets will indeed expand... Read more

Restaurant opening updates

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A few updates on restaurant projects hither and yon. Barbuzzo, the Mediterranean bar from Lolita/Bindi's Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney... Read more

A few restaurant notes

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A "brewpub" coming to Liberty Place's food court? Not so. Insiders say that the only alcohol-based tenant negotiating a lease is... Read more

Starr plans pizzeria next to Parc

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Tucked into Inquirer critic Craig LaBan's three-bell review of Pizzeria Stella today was this note: "[Stephen] Starr has ... a New York-style... Read more

Restaurant openings update

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Here's a selected assortment of restaurant openings. (Wild card here is Stephen Starr, who seems to have some things, plural, up his sleeve... Read more