Alexandra Jones

Digital Contributor

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Why Mission-Driven Restaurants Fail in Philadelphia

We may be the City of Brotherly Love, but we can’t seem to keep places like Rooster and EAT Café afloat.


Trouble’s End Brewing Will Open With Beer, Food, and Music in Collegeville

Three Pistola’s veterans, including co-ower Casey Parker, will take over the former Appalachian Brewing Co. space.

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What We Can All Learn From the Fat Sex Therapist

West Philly-based therapist Sonalee Rashatwar is changing minds and healing trauma.

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How to Survive Center City Restaurant Week

Making the most of Center City’s biggest dining deals of the year.

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Meet West Philly’s New BBQ Pitmaster

With his Leo’s Backyard BBQ food truck, West Philly native Leo Habbs shares a taste of the ‘cue he’s been cooking since he was 10 years old.

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You Should Be Eating Corn Fungus

Here’s where to taste the delicacy known as huitlacoche at Philly restaurants right now.

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Queen & Rook Is About to Open With Board Games and Vegetarian Fare

Get a sneak peek inside and check out the menu at the Queen Village board game cafe and bar.

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A Brewery With a Mission Is Opening in Spring Arts

Triple Bottom Brewing brings its philosophy of “beer, people, and planet” to Spring Garden Street.

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Good King Tavern Is Expanding With a French Wine Bar in Bella Vista

The Grigris will open a Loire Valley-style wine bar in Good King’s second-floor space this fall.

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Two Philly Restaurants Are Bon Appétit Best New Restaurant Nominees

And they’re both in Fishtown.

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Two Halloween-Themed Bars Are Popping Up This Fall in Midtown Village

Nightmare Before Tinsel and Haunt are going for chills and thrills with candy corn cocktails, spooky decor, and even a room full of eyeballs.

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First Look: Bud & Marilyn’s Takes Flight at PHL Airport

Get a peek at the chic second location of Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s Wisconsin-style supper club, opening today.

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These Are the Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Philly This Fall

Mark your calendars.

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Beyoncé Ordered Another Philly Birthday Cake at Made in America

And this time, you can celebrate your special day with the same one.


Zagafen Opens With Kosher Pizza and Italian-Inspired Fare in Bala Cynwyd

The menu features lots of options for vegetarian and gluten-free guests, too.