By Hadas Kuznits
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) — Nicolas Elmi, who stars in this season of the TV series “Top Chef,” has quietly opened his 24-seat BYOB restaurant, called “Laurel,” at 1617 East Passyunk Ave.
“Laurel is the state flower of Pennsylvania,” he tells What’s Cooking. “We wanted to let people know that everything we’re doing is pretty mid-Atlantic and pretty indigenous to the state.”
Hear the full “Laurel” interview (runs 9:15)…