Alexandra Jones

Digital Contributor

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Mt. Airy’s Trolley Car Diner Will Close This Fall

Owner Ken Weinstein pointed to rising operating costs and competition from other restaurants  in the Northwest Philly neighborhood.

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Bok Building BBQ Spot South Philly Smökhaus Has Closed

The attached butcher shop, Passio Prime Meats, has closed with it.

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Eat Ice Cream Like a Kid Again at Port Richmond’s Somerset Splits

Close out summer with ice cream tacos and Tastykake milkshakes at this Riverwards scoop shop.

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Philly’s Greatest Caviar Dishes for When You’re Feeling Extra Bougie

Caviar french toast, caviar seven-layer dip, and old-school caviar service. Here’s how to have a good time with caviar in Philly.

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Hot Soup and Spicy Things Are What You Should Eat When It’s This Hot Out

Summertime in American culture means ice cream and popsicles, but here’s why you should consider sweating it out with a piping hot bowl of something spicy to beat the heat.

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Audi Feastival Will Be an Actual Circus This Year

Check out the list of participating restaurants at the blowout party benefiting the Philly Fringe Festival next month.

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East Passyunk Gets Even More French With June BYOB

Check out the menu and see what you’ll be eating at chef Richard Cusack’s new restaurant when it opens next week.

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East Passyunk’s Townsend Will Close, Then Reopen in Rittenhouse

Tod Wentz’s South Philly flagship is destined for the former TALK space on Walnut Street.

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Where to Eat Buck-a-Shuck Oysters in Philadelphia

All the bars and restaurants in Philly where you can shoot back dollar oysters during happy hour.

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Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at Vernick Fish and Jean-Georges

The new restaurants from Greg Vernick and Jean-Georges Vongerichten open today, and we’ve got the menus.

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Dock Street South, a European-Style Cafe and Bar, Is About to Open in Point Breeze

Get a sneak peek inside and see what you’ll be eating at the craft brewery’s new Washington Avenue outpost.

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Fire Triggered by Flooding Closes Society Hill’s Twisted Tail

The bourbon bar and restaurant on Headhouse Square will be back open in time for Thursday night’s service.

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Come to D’Emilio’s for the Ice Treats, Stay for the Chef-y Italian Sandwiches

Get a taste of sandwiches designed by BBQ guy Mike Strauss and top Italian Philly chefs like Marc Vetri during the East Passyunk sorbetto shop’s grand opening this week.


Chef Tod Wentz Will Open the Pearl Tavern in Midtown Village

The Townsend, A Mano, and Oloroso owner is expanding in Center City.

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10 Summery Peach Dishes to Eat in Philly Right Now

It’s peak season for these juicy fruits, whether enveloped in flaky pastry, tossed in a fresh salad, or caramelized on the grill.