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April 06, 2015

Local food, art and law combine for 'City Bites'

New exhibit highlights Philly chefs, artists

Events Exhibits
Federal Donut Mike Geno /Griesing Law, LLC

Mike Geno's "Grapefruit Brulee Federal Donut."

Griesing Law, LLC, the all-female, Center City-based law firm that just celebrated its fifth birthday, represents many local artists. They frequently hold art shows in their offices to highlight the local scene, with all sales going right back to the artist.
Michael Persico

Their latest show, "City Bites," combines two local artists who share a favorite subject: food! Specifically, Mike Geno and Michael Persico create art around Philadelphia chefs and restaurants. 

Persico - whose work is at right - is a photographer who shoots food, drinks, restaurants and restaurateurs for various publications and restaurant groups. Geno is a fine artist who paints different types of foods, everything from Federal Donuts goodies to Tastykakes and scrapple. The work of both artists will make your mouth water.

Local spots like Zama, Federal Donuts, Zahav, Vedge, Fitler Dining Room and Metropolitan are depicted in "City Bites." The show is free and open to the public through the summer. 

City Bites

Now through Monday, Aug. 31
Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Free admission
Griesing Law, LLC
1717 Arch St., Suite 3630
(215) 618-3720