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Alex Tewfik

Food Editor

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Eeva, ReAnimator Coffee’s New Pizza and Wine Bar, Opens in Kensington

What was supposed to be a naturally leavened pizzeria and wine bar in pre-pandemic times, is now a naturally leavened takeout pizza and bottle shop made for the COVID era.

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As We Barrel Toward Colder Months, a Lifeline Appears for Philly Restaurants

A new grant program by DoorDash and the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association will help Philly restaurants to winterize their outdoor dining spaces.

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Three Subterranean Restaurant and Bar Concepts Are Opening at the Divine Lorraine Hotel

Joining the Daily, a new coffee shop inside the Divine Lorraine Hotel, Annex, Foundation, and Broad Hall are bringing more food, music and culture to North Broad Street. 

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We’ve Entered the Guy-Fieri-Opening-Restaurants-in-Philly Circle of Hell

What does the Mayor of Flavortown’s arrival in Philly mean for our restaurant scene? Absolutely nothing.

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The Philadelphian’s Guide to Hosting a (Small!) Dinner Party

We can’t go out like we used to, but we can shine our own silver and set our own tables. Here, four steps to make the most of it.

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Nightmare Before Tinsel, Philly’s Pop-Up Halloween Bar, Sounds Particularly Nightmarish This Year

Peep the new decor and menus before it opens for the season.

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Peter Serpico, From Ambitious Fine Dining to Takeout Noodles

In the age of COVID, survival outweighs flash and flair.

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Philly Needs More Poll Workers. These Restaurants Will Feed You If You Become One.

Ahead of the most important election of our lifetime, Mission Taqueria is bringing some of Philly’s greatest restaurants together to “Fuel the Polls.”

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Greenwood Will Be Philly’s First “Pro-Black” Supper Club

Elijah Milligan’s non-traditional pop-up dinner series will become two brick-and-mortar spaces by the end of 2021.

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Could This Place Be Philly’s Next Pizza Obsession?

Pizzata Pizzeria is opening in Fitler Square with naturally leavened red pies, white pies, and that’s it.

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Here’s to the Restaurants Refusing to Reopen Their Dining Rooms

We salute you.

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We Have the Pandemic Baking Craze to Thank for Philly’s Newest Sandwich Shop

Yehuda Sichel’s new sandwich shop, Huda, is about to open the doors in Rittenhouse. Here’s how the menu got made.

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Kensington Quarters Is Finally Reopening, This Time as a Seafood Restaurant

Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello are pivoting their Fishtown restaurant, doing away with its meat-centric identity entirely.

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“Instead of Laying Off Our Staff, We Opened Another Storefront”

Crust Vegan Bakery owners Shannon Roche and Meagan Benz didn’t want to lay off their staff in response to the coronavirus. So they didn’t.

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Whiskey Fest Is Going Virtual This Year

Our annual celebration of all things distilled is bringing the party to you. Here’s everything you need to know.