Tag Archive | "Jose Garces"

Lechuga: Iron Chef Takes On The Salad Bar [April Fools!]

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Lechuga: Iron Chef Takes On The Salad Bar [April Fools!]

When hunting for a great salad at lunch time, we’re usually stuck with the run of the mill chain that offers bland lettuce and overripe tomatoes grown on the other side of the country. That won’t be the case for much longer. Although there’s been reports that Garces Restaurant Group had inked a lease transaction [...]

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Garces Trading Company Barters With European Flavors

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Garces Trading Company Barters With European Flavors

Tucked away between 11th and 12th on Locust is Iron Chef Jose Garces’ latest Philadelphia endeavor, the Garces Trading Company. We’re truly amazed that in just four short years the man has been able to open up six restaurants in our lovely city, with a seventh already on the way in the Cira Centre. Unlike [...]

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Unbreaded Salutes Iron Chef Jose Garces

Monday, November 23, 2009

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Unbreaded Salutes Iron Chef Jose Garces

Local superstar chef/restaurateur Jose Garces has now cemented his place on the national level by winning Food Network’s Next Iron Chef.  In honor of our local guy taking home the crown, today we are re-posting our interview with Chef Garces about sandwiches, originally published September 24th, 2009. Tweet

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Buns Of Steal At Chifa

Friday, October 23, 2009

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Buns Of Steal At Chifa

Chef Jose Garces’ Peruvian-Cantonese hybrid restaurant offers a Buns & Beers menu each weekday from 5PM – 7PM that is both satifying and a good value.  Small sandwiches are paired with draught beers and offered at a very attractive price.  For $25, you can get four beers and four buns, offering you a taste of [...]

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Unbreaded Talks Sandwiches With Chef Jose Garces

Thursday, September 24, 2009

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Unbreaded Talks Sandwiches With Chef Jose Garces

Chef Jose Garces has quickly grown to one of the top restaurateurs in Philadelphia, and has been honored by the James Beard Foundation as Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic.  The owner of Amada, Tinto, Distrito, Chifa, Village Whiskey and the forthcoming Garces Trading Company, Chef Garces has imprinted his mark on the dining landscape in Philadelphia. Chef [...]

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Beer, Bourbon And Burgers At Village Whiskey

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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Beer, Bourbon And Burgers At Village Whiskey

A burger is a blank canvas, a universe of options and interpretations, and we love the idea of putting the creativity in the hands of the customer.  With Village Whiskey, Chefs Jose Garces and Dave Conn are taking the build your own burger concept to a whole new level.  Toppings include the classic fried egg, [...]

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Bold Flavors Of The Basque Region: Bocadillos At Tinto

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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Bold Flavors Of The Basque Region: Bocadillos At Tinto

Chef Jose Garces and Chef de Cuisine Dave Conn have brought a taste of San Sebastian to Philadelphia.  A tapas and wine bar modeled after the Basque region of northern Spain (purported to have the most bars per capita in the world), Tinto is a bit more upscale than traditional pintxos bars, casual dining and [...]

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