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“Don’t Die in My Restaurant,” and Other Takeaways From Han Dynasty’s Insane Wu-Tang Dinner

It was midnight when I finally got in a Lyft. As I was leaving, Han Chiang asked me, “Are you full? Are you drunk? Are you […]

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It’s a Mad, Mad World at Mad Rex

This past fall, a team of entrepreneurs with an appetite for — shall we call it “razzle-dazzle”? — opened Mad Rex, a multimillion-dollar “Restaurant Entertainment […]

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Cooks Who Care Wants to Change Philly’s Restaurant Culture for the Better

If you follow the restaurant industry — hell, if you follow current events — you know that a chef’s life can be a tough one. […]

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I Ate at a Russian Bathhouse in the Northeast — and You Should, Too

You can spend an entire day at Southampton Spa and you wouldn’t even know it. Not because it’s big with so much to do, but because […]

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Taste Victory at the Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen

Over the past two months, the culinary artists at the Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen — the culinary arm of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s sprawling, multi-year […]

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The Return of the Palm — and the Way We Lunch Now

There was a time in Philadelphia when having a restaurant lunch was considered living large. Le Bec-Fin, Lacroix, the Fountain — lunching at a table […]

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Apparently, This Fish Hoagie Is One of the Most Popular Sandwiches in Philly

Because tomorrow is “National Sandwich Day” (which, to be clear, isn’t a real holiday), UberEATS released its list of the most popular sandwiches on its […]

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Philly Chefs Fight Back With Muhibbah Dinners

Name tags can be so impersonal — which is strange, seeing as they convey to strangers something intimate and individual: our names. It’s just that […]

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The Bourse Enters Its Fourth Phase

In case you haven’t heard yet, the second-most-popular tourist attraction in Philadelphia after the Liberty Bell/Independence Hall duo is the Reading Terminal Market, our homegrown, fresh-and-local […]

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This Tiny South Philly Food Cart Specializes in Bangin’ Japanese Curry

Japanese curry is Japanese comfort food. It’s a household staple, a school lunch, a two-punch combo of starch (often rice or noodles) and sauce — rich and […]

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Hey Kellyanne Conway, Drink This and Shut Up

Delco’s 2sp Brewing Company is no newbie when it comes to stout-style beers. Afterall, head brewer Bob Barrar won 10 Great American Beer Fest Medals and […]

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James Beard Finally Acknowledges Philly’s Little Guys (and Gals) for its 2017 Semifinalists List

This story has been updated. The almighty James Beard Awards Committee rarely ever left its comfort-zone when it came down to Philadelphia restaurants. Year after year, it […]

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DanDan Bringing Szechuan-Taiwanese Fire to the Main Line

The Rittenhouse DanDan was an instant success. In just two years, owners Kevin and Catherina “Cat” Huang grew their first restaurant into the neighborhood’s premier spot for solid noodles and dumplings, giving 9-to-5ers and […]

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One of North Philly’s Best Korean Restaurants is Expanding to Center City

As Philadelphians, we should consider ourselves lucky to have our own thriving Koreatown — many U.S. cities don’t have the pleasure. We have Olney, a small enclave in North […]

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News of Joey Baldino’s Filippo Palizzi Club Literally Broke the Internet

  On Monday, we let you in on a little secret: Zeppoli’s Joey Baldino is making his return to the Philadelphia dining scene in a rather unorthodox fashion. You see, Baldino is the […]