Alexandra Jones

Digital Contributor

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Urban Green, the Philadelphia Zoo’s New Beer Garden, Is Now Open

The new outdoor dining area features food trucks, beer and wine, and play spaces for kids.

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Will BYOB in East Passyunk Is Closing for Good

Chef-owner Chris Kearse will open Forsythia, a French bar and restaurant in Old City.

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Villanova’s Main & Vine Brings on Karen Nicolas As Culinary Director

The chef, a veteran of Harp & Crown and Tria Fitler Square, has already rolled out new spring dishes.

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Kalaya, a BYO With a Straight-From-Thailand Menu, Will Open in the Italian Market

Owners My-Le Vuong and Nok Suntaranon will debut their straight-from-Thailand menu in Bella Vista later this month.

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Chef Kurt Evans Is In at Booker’s in West Philly

The chef behind the End Mass Incarceration and Cooks for the Culture dinners will serve modern Southern fare at the Cedar Park bar and restaurant.

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Meet the Philly Couple Bringing the Fresh-Milled Grains Revolution to Pasta

The Pasta Lab is taking the local grains that made the city a great place for bread one step further with noodles made from fresh-milled flour and filled with seasonal ingredients.

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A Farmer-Driven Coffee Shop Is Coming to Callowhill

Bison Coffee will set up shop at new boutique residential property Sixteen Hundred.

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After Midnight, a Sour-Centric Brewery, Is Coming to Kensington

Three longtime home brewers will open a subterranean production space and taproom with a mystical vibe this summer.

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Behold, Wawa and the Rooster’s Collaborative Meatball Hoagie

Hoagies for Hope, CookNSolo’s fundraising collab with the beloved local convenience chain, will raise funds for Broad Street Ministry.

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The Best Food Events at Philly Wine Week 2019

Our picks for the best tastings, pairing sessions, and wine dinners matching great wines with everything from fiddleheads to barbecue to Tastykakes.

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Eat This Now: Finnish Cardamom Buns at Rowhouse Grocery

Also known as pulla, these tender, not-too-sweet baked treats from a new kind of South Philly corner store are perfect with your afternoon coffee.


Alpen Rose, Schulson’s New Steakhouse, Is About to Open in Midtown Village

Check out the meaty menu for Michael Schulson’s cozy, upscale homage to old school fine dining.

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Madame Fromage on Fishtown Politics, Hemp-Infused Cheese, and Taking Over at Tria

The cheese authority, college professor, and writer also known as Tenaya Darlington wants to help you live your best cheese life.

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Questlove Is Bringing a Vegetarian Cheesesteak to Citizens Bank Park

You’ll be able to order up the sandwich, made with Impossible Foods’ plant-based "meat," at Phillies games and select LiveNation venues starting this spring.

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New York City’s "Best Cookie" Comes From Philly

Even better? It’s made of pretzels.