Table of Contents: Philadelphia Magazine
Sure, Grandma’s snickerdoodles are a family classic. But six top Philly pastry chefs think they can do even better
Though they’re largely unknown in their hometown, Philly architects Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake have shaken up the international architecture world with their edgy designs and bold ideas about sustainability and prefab construction. Is this the end of your McMansion?
At South Philly's iconic diner, you can order corned beef hash with a side of America's future. The hash is fine.
As the man in charge of reviving TV and movie giant NBCUniversal, Comcast’s Steve Burke just might be the most important person at the most important company in Philadelphia. It’s the job he’s been preparing for all his life—and if he succeeds, he could lift the cable company we love to hate into the lofty ranks of Apple and Google.
In 1981, a long-haired, bearded DJ from San Francisco moved to Philadelphia and took a job at WMMR, the region’s premier rock station. Thirty years later, the hair’s still long (though the beard’s a little grayer), and he’s still going strong. Here, the man who swears he's not a hippie tells us about extraterrestrial life, his famous friends, and where he gets his (vegetable) lo mein.
Baby-faced distiller Robert Cassell, of Bluecoat Gin fame, is changing the way Philadelphians drink.
Back in the '90s, a basketball coach from Roxborough hit the big time, leading La Salle to a national ranking. Then his career took a nosedive—or did it?
The food scene was turned upside down this summer when an anonymous blogger began hurling ludicrous epithets at everyone from Georges Perrier to Stephen Starr. But the truth about StaphMeal founder Joshua Scott Albert may be even more explosive than the grenades he lobbed.
Dining, Food & Wine
Many years later, as I faced the $650 bill for a dinner date at Vetri, I would remember the distant potato patch in Tuscany where I dug graves for...
Sometimes it can be tough to make a simple pasta seem appealing, but Zeppoli makes it easy
At Munish Narula's newest spot, the kitchen charts a course between India and France
It's the ultimate holiday gift (to yourself): Throw a killer soiree—and let someone else do all the work.
There are restaurant trends that become staples, and then there are those that should never have become trends in the first place. Our nominees for 12...
Shopping & Style
We admit it: Embracing the holiday season is pretty difficult when temps are nudging into the 70-degree range. But happily, it's started to cool off...
A winter wonderland, Harvard-style.
What to buy for your husband, wife, kids and friends (plus: what to bring to the annual holiday bash!)
In defense of Vince Fumo