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12 of Spring’s Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings

Philadelphia’s food scene keeps booming in 2018, with new food halls, purveyors, and places to dine popping up from Old City to University City.

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Where to Eat in Reading Terminal Market

The heart of Philadelphia’s food scene turns 125 today. Here are some of our favorite places to shop, sip and dine in the historic food hall.

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Peek Inside Old City’s New Peruvian Restaurant, Vista Peru

The Northeast’s El Balconcito crew opens their downtown outpost this weekend with upscale Peruvian fare and an extensive pisco bar.

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Wine Is Cool Again, and Philly Wine Week Will Show You Why

Five years in, they’re popping the first corks of 2018 on March 22nd.

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The Black Food Historian Who Called Out Paula Deen Will Talk Culinary History in Philly

In his book The Cooking Gene, chef, gardener, historical interpreter, and author Michael Twitty traces Southern food’s true roots — and his own — to the earliest African-Americans and beyond.

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Cadence, a BYOB from High Street Alums, Will Open on Girard Avenue

Chefs Michael Fry, Samantha Kincaid, and Jon Nodler are striking out on their own.

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What’s In Store for the Free Library of Philadelphia?

Three exciting projects that Free Library prez Siobhan Reardon is working on.

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Check It Out: The Philadelphian’s Guide to Local Libraries

Our libraries are about so much more than books these days.

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Five Philly-Area Libraries You’ll Have to Drag the Kids Out Of

Outdoor voices, please.

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Old Books are Awesome

A rare-book walking tour for aspiring literati.

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24 Things Other Than Books to Check Out From the Library

Books? What Books?

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Here’s What to Expect From Chad Gelso, Aldine’s New Chef

The Pennsylvania native plans to expand the menu, highlight local producers, and boost the restaurant’s bar program.

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Here Are Philly’s James Beard Semifinalists for 2018

The region scored 14 nominations across seven categories this year.

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Where to Eat Out Tonight (But Not for Valentine’s Day)

It’s just a Wednesday in February, people. You should eat like it.

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Let’s All Kickstart Primal Supply’s New Butcher Shop

This woman-owned business needs your help to bring sustainable meat to South Philly — and it’s offering some juicy rewards.