Friday Saturday Sunday’s New Menu Is Pure Food Porn

It’s only been six months or so since Chad and Hanna Williams bought Rittenhouse institution Friday Saturday Sunday from its longtime owners, breaking it down and rebuilding it into something they could call their own. The decor, drinks, and food have been impressive from the start, and now we’re really wowed by Chad’s just-updated summertime menu. His dishes combine simple, carefully prepared ingredients in unexpected and delightful ways, and the new lineup is no different.

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Monday Morning TL;DR: This Place Is Making Garbage Ice Cream (For Charity)

So here we are again. Another Monday morning, the start to another week. And if you’ve found your way here, it’s probably because you’d like to know more about the Whole Foods/Amazon deal, the etiquette of European food fights, that Japanese restaurant that makes you fish for your dinner, or the changing menus at Panda Express.

But let’s start with something that we can all agree is awesome: Ice cream. Here’s how Salt & Straw, a Portland-based “ice cream laboratory” (eye roll…), is making new ice cream flavors out of garbage.

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Where To Eat This Weekend: Nashville, Jupiter, and Mars

It has been a long week. But here you are, at the end of the work-week, start of the weekend, and if you’re anything like us, you have one big question: Where should we go to eat?

But have no fear. We’re here to help. Whether you’re looking for barbecue, hot chicken, or cocktails named after planets, we’ve got you covered with five things you should be paying attention to this weekend. And let’s kick things off with…

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Han Dynasty Owner Says Member of “Racist” Wedding Party Fractured His Ankle

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Han Dynasty’s Han Chiang will be the first to tell you he doesn’t shy away from a verbal scrap, whether it’s with a guest in his restaurant complaining about the heat of his dishes or a group of wedding celebrants allegedly throwing racist remarks his way outside his place.

It was the latter, Chiang says, that landed him in the hospital with a fractured ankle early on Friday morning. Read more »

Dunkel Dare Returns to Frankford Hall Next Week

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Nineties kids, rejoice: Dunkel Dare, a collaboration between beloved Double Dare host and area native Marc Summers, Philly brewers, and Frankford Hall, is back in all its messy, boozy glory on June 21st and 22nd.

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Great Expectations: Co-Op Reviewed

Here’s the thing that bothers me most about Co-Op, the restaurant inside the new Study hotel in University City. When I sit here and try to remember what the place looked like, I can’t. I can recall grayness and brownness, an open, airy, sunlit space with the same raw wood and metal that exist in almost every other restaurant in town of a certain era — signifiers of modernity, so ubiquitous now in their application as to be invisible—and, somewhere, a large painting of a rooster.

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