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Tuesday, September 17, 7pm: An Evening with Chris D’Ambro of Olly
Tuesday, September 17, 7pm: An Evening with Chris D’Ambro of Olly

Price $160.00

Seats Remaining:SOLD OUT

Philadelphia’s Queen Village is having a moment. Two forces behind the neighborhood’s restaurant renaissance are Chris D’Ambro and Marina de Oliveira, the couple who first gave new life to Queen Village mainstay Southwark, followed by its adjacent sister restaurant Ambra. The duo recently opened their third restaurant Olly, and are already working on their fourth, Gigi Pizza, which is a pizzeria annex of sorts to Olly. Located on the corner of 5th and Bainbridge streets in the former Whetstone Tavern space, Olly is an extension of the ethos that Chris and Marina become known for – seasonal ingredients that are locally sourced – but served in a neighborhood-friendly setting. The menu combines classic comfort food – from fried chicken to lasagna – with veggie-forward dishes like charred broccoli caesar, mushroom carpaccio and green goddess panzanella. At the ripe age of 19, Chris began his cooking career at Vetri and went on to work in the kitchens at Savona, Columbus Inn, Talula's Table and Talula's Garden, which is where he met Marina, who then went on to help open the popular Fountain Porter off of East Passyunk Avenue. Chris and Marina are busy, to say the VERY least, but we’re delighted that Chris can return to COOK for a taste of Olly!