clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Le Bec Fin Makes Critic Feel 'Truly and Fabulously Rich'

The first review for Le Bec Fin is in.
The first review for Le Bec Fin is in.
Photo: Eater Philly

Le Bec Fin, which recently re-opened under the watchful eye of owner Nicolas Fanucci and chef Walter Abrams, just received their first review and it was a good one. Trey Popp, hater-extraordinaire for Philly Mag, said that while his previous visits to the Philly institution weren't so hot, the new crew has a bright future at 1523 Walnut Street.

"There are glimmers of a new and compelling culture being born at Le Bec Fin. My final meal—but hopefully not my last one—ul­timately left no question about where the money had gone: to the unlikely sensation, for me, of feeling truly and fabulously rich."

With a restaurant like Le Bec Fin, you really want to experience what the hub-bub is all about, and it seems as though that's the case with the new regime. Popp does question what the real difference is between meals here and any other great Philly dining spot, and came up with "a view of chandeliers." Nonetheless, Popp enjoyed his food immensely, and gave the wine list props for great Burgundy values and legendary bottles. A great start for Fanucci & Co.

· Return of Le Bec Fin [Philly Mag]
· All Le Bec Fin Coverage [~EPHI~]

Le Bec Fin

1523 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater Philadelphia newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world