Alex Tewfik

Food Editor


P.J. Clarke’s Has Finally Opened Its Doors in Philadelphia

At long last, the “Cathedral of Saloons” has softly opened its doors at the Curtis Center.


Sergeant York Will Replace Jovan’s Place in Fishtown

The family-run restaurant closed up shop after 31 years back in April. Father and son David and Jacob Cohen are up next.


Noma’s René Redzepi and His Fermentation Guru Are Coming to Philly

Two days, two events. Tickets go on sale this week.


Root in Fishtown Is Planning a Serious Pivot

After two and a half years on Frankford Avenue, the neighborhood restaurant and wine bar is making some sizable tweaks.


Eat Here Now: Hadramout, West Philly’s New Yemeni Restaurant

In Philly, we got used to a certain type of Middle Eastern cuisine — which is precisely why Hadramout is such a welcome addition to our scene.

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8 Things to Eat and Drink in Philly Right Now

From fried chicken French toast to oat milk lattes, here are the dishes you shouldn’t miss this month.


Ask the Editor: What’s the Best Way to Get a Table at a Busy Restaurant?

Open Table showing a fully booked restaurant? There’s a workaround.


Bobby Saritsoglou Is Back With His Own Restaurant in South Philly

He and his wife, Christina Kallas-Saritsoglou, will open Stina, a Mediterranean BYOB on Snyder Avenue.


Federal Donuts Is Opening on South Street

Next month, you’ll be ripping into some za’atar-spiced fried chicken and s’mores donuts from the new shop at the corner of 6th and South.


Look at Helm, All Grown Up in Rittenhouse

Kevin D’Egidio and Michael Griffith’s seasonal heartthrob is now open up above 19th and Chestnut Streets.


Peep Inside Tradesman’s, Philly’s New BBQ Restaurant and Whiskey Hall

Teddy Sourias’s first foray into BBQ and whiskey opens this week.


Rooster Soup Co. Changes Its Name and Concept

Call it The Rooster, your friendly neighborhood Jewish deli.


George Sabatino Is Out at Rooster Soup Company

The chef lasted a little over five months at Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook’s Center City diner.

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Stock Is Opening a Second Location in Rittenhouse

Tyler Akin will bring his noodle soups, banh mis, and spicy salads to Chestnut Street.


Ask the Editor: What Happens If a Server Spills Food on Me?

Freak out or take the L? Here’s how to manage your expectations when a restaurant messes up.