Craig LaBan has described the Rittenhouse gem, a.kitchen, as “overlooked… underappreciated” and deserving of three bells in The Inquirer’s yearly round up of the top 25 restaurants in Philadelphia. Eli Collins, the executive chef for the French-influenced restaurant, has had a lot to do with the establishment’s position as a culinary destination in the city. Chef Collins sits down with us during a.kitchen’s sleepy late afternoon lull between lunch and dinner service to chat about a.kitchen, a.bar and a career that he loves.Read More