Alex Tewfik

Food Editor

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Why Middle Child Clubhouse Is So Special, According to the Middle Child Employees

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Have You Missed Bars As Much As We Have?

We’re done taking our bars for granted. So we wrote some love letters to them to prove it.

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Driving Route 49 to the Shore: Where to Stop for Foot-Long Dogs and a “Belly Buster” Burger

Seemingly untouched by time or history or, really, development of any kind, this is a country road preserved, with idyllic views of farmland and saltwater marshes and some superior crab shacks along the way.

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Driving Route 47 to the Shore: Where to Stop for Oysters, Cheesecake and Massive Sticky Buns

Take a drive on this meandering road that goes through fields and farmlands as well as small towns and main streets, showing off South Jersey in all its quaint and quiet glory.

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8 Must-Have Takeout Foods to Include in Your Perfect Philly Picnic

People will be picnicking all over the Philly area this summer. But only you will have a basket as enviable as this one.

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Philly Is Now Home to the Smallest Commercial Distillery in America

Strivers’ Row Distillery, the city’s first Latino-owned distillery, is making Dominican “Papa Juan,” corn whiskey, and one day, bourbon, out of two eight-gallon tanks in a 200-square-foot space in Kensington.

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Res Ipsa Cafe’s Former Chef Is Reopening Irwin’s in South Philly

Michael Vincent Ferreri is bringing his modern Sicilian flair to the the eighth floor of the Bok building.

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The Mushroom Cheesesteak, All Grown Up

In the Cheesesteak Capital of the World, the mushroom cheesesteak is finally getting the attention it so rightly deserves.

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10 Delicious Dishes Worth Going Out of Your Way to Eat in Philly

From Hardena’s #NotPizza box to Nano’s Austin-style breakfast tacos, this is what to order now.

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5 COVID-Era Philly Food Innovations We Hope Stick Around Forever

Even the most horrible predicaments have silver linings.

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5 Dining Resolutions for a Better, Healthier, More Delicious 2021

After a particularly long and dismal 2020, let’s make the next year count, shall we?

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All the Little Things We Miss About Restaurants

How much do we long to dine out again? Let me count the ways.

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Birria Is Everywhere Right Now

How social media brought us one of Mexico’s greatest dishes.

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Down North Brings Detroit-Style Pizza With a Mission to Strawberry Mansion

Kurt Evans’s new restaurant won’t just be a pizza shop — it’ll also be a place of new beginnings.

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Goodbye, Res Ipsa Cafe

Bidding a sad farewell to the Rittenhouse coffee shop that turned into a tiny Italian BYOB at night.