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Alex Tewfik

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Meet Bloomsday Cafe, Philly’s New All-Day Cafe, Wine Bar and Bottle Shop

All-day eats and funky wines are en route to Headhouse Square.


Philadelphia’s 50 Best Restaurants: Shaking It Up for 2019

With the new year upon us, we’ve gone and given our ranking of the 50 best restaurants in Philadelphia a major refresh. And yes, that means a new #1…


A Wawa Coffee Beer, You Say?

2SP Brewing Company and Wawa made a collaborative beer together. We simply had to review it.


Fitler Square Favorite Jezabel’s Café to Close at the End of the Year

Not to worry — owner Jezabel Careaga has big things planned for the future.


Rittenhouse Restaurant Talk Closes Up Shop

After just five months, Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza’s art deco boîte in Rittenhouse has closed at 2121 Walnut Street.


Join Us for Some Cookbook Dinners at the Hungry Pigeon This Winter

Foobooz is teaming up with Hungry Pigeon to host a series of cookbook dinners. And you won’t want to miss the first one.

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Giuseppe & Sons Debuts With Veal Parm, Broccoli Rabe, and Red Gravy Classics in Center City

Here’s what you’ll be eating at Michael Schulson and the Termini family’s new South Philly-style Italian restaurant, opening today on Sansom Street.


The 6 Big Trends in Philly Bars Right Now

Here’s how to drink in the know.


Jose Garces on Working With New Partner, What’s Next in Philly

After a turbulent summer, the Iron Chef clues us in on what it’s like to work with his new hospitality parter and how his role has changed.


Here’s the Problem With the New Bourse Marketplace

We were so excited for Philly’s next destination food hall. But then …


A Filet Mignon Fast-Food Restaurant Just Opened on the Main Line

Nick Filet, home of the “Original Filet Mignon Sandwich,” is now open in Paoli.


ThinkFest Preview: Nick Elmi, Greg Vernick and Audrey Claire Taichman on the Future of Philly Food

Three titans of the Philly restaurant industry will discuss the state of the food scene at our annual ThinkFest event in November.

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Best of Philly Pastry Chef Melissa Weller Leaves Walnut Street Café

Elizabeth Yee, a local young gun, has taken over at the University City all-day cafe.

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Here Comes Shake Shack in Midtown Village

Everyone’s favorite burger spot will open its doors next week.


Here’s What You’re Eating and Drinking at Greg Vernick’s New Coffee Bar

Vernick Coffee Bar isn’t really what you’d expect from a skyscraper coffee shop — but it is what you’d expect from Greg Vernick.