Luke Palladino’s Passyunk restaurant closes temporarily
PHILADELPHIA – Palladino’s on Passyunk is reportedly temporarily closed, with the intention of converting the restaurant to more of what Eater Philadelphia calls “a community gathering place” with a Sept. 9 opening. It quotes other sources of noting legal issues over back rent, noting a late July court date is set that resolve them.
Stephen Starr to take over Philly restaurant space
PHILADELPHIA – Restaurateur Stephen Starr is said to be taking over Serafina in Rittenhouse Square, now five years old, in the next few weeks, according to Eater Philadelphia.
Robert Mondavi Winery celebrates 50 years
OAKVILLE, CA – Robert Mondavi Winery celebrates its 50th anniversary this week. Established in 1966, the pioneering Mondavi is credited with putting Napa Valley on the map for excellent wines. A major 50th year celebration is set at the winery July 16.