Alexandra Jones

Digital Contributor

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Brigantessa Fires Chef After Staff Revolt Over Anti-Semitic Comment, Social Posts

Four employees at the popular East Passyunk restaurant had already quit after the chef de cuisine called Nazi gas chambers “efficient.”

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A Whole Pig Roast, a Bluegrass Concert and 8 More Philly Cider Week Events You Shouldn’t Miss

Our picks (heh) to get the most out of each night of the first-ever Philly Cider Week.

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The First-Ever Philly Cider Week Is Here

Get the story behind the city’s latest beverage-centric celebration from founders Amy Hartranft and Tim Kweeder.

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Eat Here Now: Bitar’s in South Philly

After four decades, the Middle Eastern grocer is switching things up with a refreshed space and menu.

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17 Places to Eat Great Mac ’n’ Cheese in Philadelphia

We’re never not craving this creamy, cheesy comfort food. Here’s where to get the best in the city.


Check Out Sergeant York, a Neighborhood Bar for Fishtown

The neighborhood beer bar with a vintage vibe on the Fishtown-Kensington border opens tonight.

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South Philly Smökhaus Is Now Open With BBQ at Bok

Check out the menu at the new smoked meat spot and butcher shop.

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Steve’s Prince of Steaks Opens a Big New Spot With a Bar in UCity

And they’re celebrating with free steaks, fries, and sodas this Friday.

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Real Food Eatery Is Opening an All-Day Cafe on City Avenue

The third location of the healthy eats spot opens Tuesday with a fresh fall menu.

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Koukouzeli Is Now Open in the Italian Market

Check out the menu at the new Greek street food spot on South 9th Street.

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Help This Craft Rum Distillery in South Jersey Open Its Doors

Striped Lion Rum is set to open a tasting room and production space in downtown Woodbury early next year.

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Philly’s Top Chefs Are Cooking in Support of This Undocumented Mother

Chefs from South Philly Barbacoa, Hungry Pigeon, High Street on Market, and others are preparing a dinner at Church of the Advocate, where Carmela Apolonio Hernandez and her four children have been seeking sanctuary, next week.

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A Zahav Alum Is Kensington Quarters’s New Head Chef

The Arkansas native has been putting his mark on their menu over the past month.

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Mémé’s Fried Chicken Is Popping Up at Capofitto

Plus, the Old City spot is adding pizza al taglio at lunchtime and hosting a special cocktail happy hour.

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Melt Shop Is Adding Three Locations in the Philly Area, With More to Come

The grilled cheese, tater tot, and milkshake spot is expanding in the Main Line, Delaware, and beyond.