Kimpton Hotels has been matching boutique lodgings and top chefs for almost three decades, going back to Masa Kobayashi at San Francisco's Hotel Vintage Court in the early '80s, and Wolfgang Puck at the Prescott Hotel later that decade. Last fall, Kimpton opened Hotel Palomar in Philadelphia and installed Guillermo Tellez, once Charlie Trotter's chef de cuisine, as executive chef of its Square 1682 restaurant.
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