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Celebrate the Solstice with Whetstone, Ela, and Southwark

Wednesday, June 21st marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere — the time when the tilt of Earth on its axis puts us closest […]

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Philly Ranked Fifth Most Walkable City in U.S. This Year

A mere two-tenths of a point dropped Philadelphia from its perch as the nation’s fourth-most-walkable city in this year’s Walk Score rankings of American cities. […]

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Philly Chefs Unite to Help a Queen Village Restaurant Worker Fight Cancer

Last month, Peter Serpico threw a one-night Korean pop-up inside his namesake South Street restaurant to help raise money for his friend Theresa Lazzari who worked nearby at Southwark and Ambra, rolling out pastas in […]

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Let’s Be Honest: Soft-Shell Crabs Are Better as Sandwiches

There are only two reasons why we get so giddy when soft-shell season comes around, two reasons why we like eating them at all: Eating soft-shell crabs […]

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Eat Korean Food at Serpico and Help a Philly Restaurant Worker Fight Cancer

As tragic as it is to be diagnosed with cancer, it’s good to know you have an entire industry in your corner ready to support you in any […]

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Forest & Main Marks Five Years With Rare Saisons at Southwark

It’s been five years since Ambler’s Forest & Main Brewing Co. opened its doors to offer uncommon, terroir-driven beers and elevated pub grub. And they’re […]

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Now Serving: Ambra

It’s been said before that no plan survives first contact with the enemy. That same thinking applies to restaurants opening their doors to customers for […]

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About Last Night: Welcome To The Chocolate Factory

The death of Gene Wilder a few weeks ago hit all of us at Foobooz World HQ pretty hard. So we decided, what better way […]

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Field Guide: 8 Undiscovered Happy Hours in Philly

Around the office, some of our co-workers have lamented that everyone knows about their favorite happy hours and perhaps the Foobooz crew has some undiscovered […]

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That House Out There: Modern with a Classical Accent in Queen Village

The beautiful thing about Postmodernism is it allows you to mix and match periods and styles to your liking. Usually, the standard pairing is the […]

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Field Guide: 12 Hidden Outdoor Dining Spots in Philadelphia

The Center City District now counts 412 outdoor dining cafes in just Philadelphia’s downtown area. Many a sidewalk has been turned over to eating al […]

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Trinity Tuesday: A Colonial Classic in Queen Village

Want to live the life of an 18th-century suburbanite but don’t want to give up 21st-century comfort and convenience? Then check out this beautifully renovated […]

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Revamped Southwark Is Now Open

Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira quietly reopened Southwark over the weekend but today they shout it out to the mountains that the Queen Village restaurant […]

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Southwark Selling to Two Industry Vets

Kip and Sheri Waide have run Queen Village’s Southwark for more than a decade now. The restaurant was at the forefront of the local food movement and a […]

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New (Old) Chef At Southwark, And A Very New Menu

Typically, we prefer to toot our own horn here at Foobooz, but today we’ll admit that we’re really enjoying Danya Henninger’s column The Spot over […]