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Chicharron with crumbled kesong puti cheese goes best with a cold lager. Pancit is perfect with a crisp white, and the lechon pork belly pairs […]


Comforts of Home: Sarvida Reviewed

You have to be in the mood for scrambled eggs and eggplant. And I’m not talking an adventurous mood, because the tortang talong at Lou […]


Sarvida, Fishtown’s New Filipino Restaurant, Is Ready to Serve You

Sarvida, Lou Boquila’s new Filipino restaurant at 300 East Girard Avenue (in the space that used to be Girard Bruncherie), is done. They’ve renovated the space (nixing the previous […]

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Two Philly Restaurants Are Bon Appétit Best New Restaurant Nominees

Before Bon Appétit announces its Hot 10 list of the best new restaurants in America each year, they narrow the choice down to 50 great […]


Fishtown Is Getting Its First Filipino Restaurant

In 2016, chef Lou Boquila opened Philly’s first modern Filipino restaurant, Perla (his mom’s first name), on East Passyunk Avenue. (I was a server there for four months […]

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Sneak Preview: March Classes at COOK

Yup, that’s right. Tickets for the new month of classes at COOK go on sale tomorrow, February 7th, but we’ve got an early peek at […]

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Where to Eat Filipino Food in Philadelphia

There’s never been a better time to eat Filipino food in Philly. In just a few short years, our community of Filipino restaurants, food carts, […]

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50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

Whether you want to be wowed with extravagance or are looking for a perfect plate of comfort food, here are the places giving us hope […]


The Philly Chef on a Mission to Share the Wonders of Haitian Cuisine

Many first-generation Americans go through what Chris Paul went through deep into his culinary career. I know this from personal experience, but also because I’ve […]


Brunch in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide

Brunch in Philly has always been serious business. This city has an almost Southern attitude toward that liminal, late-morning repast. It’s not just an extra […]