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Kensington Quarters’ Damon Menapace Is Leaving for Le Virtu

The chef, who used to cook for Marc Vetri, is going back to an Italian kitchen Just six months after Joe Cicala was ousted from Le Virtu and Brigantessa, owners Francis Cratil-Cretarola and Cathy Lee are swapping chefs again. Damon Menapace of Kensington Quarters, the meat-focused restaurant in Fishtown, is heading to East Passyunk to take over the two Italian kitchens. Joseph Voller, who originally replaced Cicala as executive chef at Le Virtu (1927 E.
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