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Federal Donuts Launches a Kickstarter; Big Gay Ice Cream Expanding to Philly

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KICKSTARTER — The Federal Donuts team have launched a Kickstarter for a heartwarming and innovative new project called Rooster Soup Co., where 100% of the profits are earmarked for Broad Street Ministry's crucial social services.

SOUTH STREET — NYC-based cult favorite Big Gay Ice Cream plans to open a shop in Philly, meaning new home SouthStar Lofts is in for some seriously good soft-serve and a whole lot of fabulosity.

NAVY YARD — This week, Philly played host to more than 40 of the best chefs from around the country for Marc Vetri's annual Great Chefs gala. Check out our best photos and highlights of the big night.

RITTENHOUSE — Major shakeup at the most storied address in Philly's dining scene: The former home of Le Bec Fin has been sold for a pittance in a sheriff's sale, and there's no shortage of intrigue surrounding the building and its former owner, the legendary Georges Perrier. Current tenant Avance (one of the most highly anticipated openings in recent memory) now faces eviction after less than seven months in business.

· Eater Philly [philly.eater]