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The Hottest New Restaurants in Philly, August 2019

Eater Philadelphia • August 7, 2019

Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the hottest new places everyone is talking about? While the Eater 38 is a resource covering Philly's most essential.....

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New Steakhouse in Center City | Let’s Eat

By Michael Klein • March 27, 2019

Michael Schulson, who has been on a tear of late with splashy restaurants, just rolled out a steakhouse. What's he thinking? Also this week, our stops include a Central American BYOB in South Philly and a microbrewery with a quirky back story in Glenside. Not to be outdone, editor Alison Smith heads to the inviting Malvern Buttery for brunch.

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Alpen Rose, Michael Schulson’s Swank New Steakhouse, Is Ready to Open

By Rachel Vigoda • March 20, 2019

Michael Schulson, the chef and restaurateur with several Philly hot spots to his name, is about to debut his latest high-style creation, Alpen Rose. The upscale steakhouse on 13th Street in Midtown Village/the Gayborhood opens Wednesday, March 27.

Schulson and his wife, Nina Tinari, who together run the Schulson Collective, are going for an old world vibe at the new restaurant, located on the same block as their Double Knot and Sampan.

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Alpen Rose, Schulson’s New Steakhouse, Is About to Open in Midtown Village

By ALEXANDRA JONES • March 20, 2019

We first told you about Alpen Rose, the new Midtown Village concept from Michael Schulson and Nina Tinari, all the way back in May of last year. Now, the restaurant at 116 South 13th Street has an opening date.

Alpen Rose, an homage to old-school steakhouses, will begin service on Wednesday, March 27th. It’s also a throwback to Schulson’s childhood: growing up, he learned to cut meat while working behind the counter at his grandfather’s Bronx butcher shop.

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Michael Schulson goes the steakhouse route with Alpen Rose on 13th Street

By Michael Klein • March 20, 2019

After a string of big, splashy restaurants, Michael Schulson is going much, much smaller with a steakhouse called Alpen Rose, opening March 27 at 116 S. 13th St. It’s taken over the former video store and computer-repair shop on 13th Street south of Sansom, thus creating a true Schulson collective of three restaurants, including Sampan/Graffiti Bar and Double Knot.

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Alpen Rose

EATER Philadelphia • March 5, 2019

Location: 116 S. 13th Street, Midtown Village/Gayborhood

Key Players: Michael Schulson, Nina Tinari, Leo Forneas

The Situation: The newest project from the Schulson Collective, led by Michael Schulson and Nina Tinari, is Alpen Rose, a sophisticated steakhouse on 13th Street next to sister spots Double Knot and Sampan. Working with culinary director Leo Forneas, Schulson and Tinari are going for a classic vibe at the 40-seat restaurant. Look for wooden wall paneling lined with photos and books, chandeliers, and a wood-burning grill and hearth.

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Michael Schulson sets sights on Rittenhouse Square with new restaurant

Philly Voice - June 11, 2018

There will soon be a new restaurant taking a coveted spot off Rittenhouse Square, this time from the man behind Harp & Crown, Double Knot, Sampan, and other popular concepts in Philadelphia.Michael Schulson's latest Philadelphia restaurant is headed for the 1700 block of Locust Street, right between Stephen Starr's French bistro Parc and the Warwick Hotel's Prime Rib

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Michael Schulson to open a Rittenhouse restaurant next to Parc

The Inquirer Philadelphia - June 11, 2018

Chef-restaurateur Michael Schulson, who has been on a tear lately with growth, is behind an orange liquor-license placard that went up last week on the 1700 block of Locust Street, next to the rear of Stephen Starr’s Parc....

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Michael Schulson to open steakhouse next to Double Knot

Philadelphia Magazine • May 7, 2018

The Schulson Collective restaurateur will open a boutique steakhouse concept — no name yet — in the former Springboard Media storefront at 116 South 13th Street, between Tredici and Schulson’s Double Knot.....

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Michael Schulson to open steakhouse next to Double Knot

The Inquirer Philadelphia • May 7, 2018

Restaurateur Michael Schulson, flying high with such hits as Harp & Crown, Independence Beer Garden, and Double Knot, plans to open what he calls a boutique steakhouse on 13th Street, next to Double Knot.....

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