Alex Tewfik

Food Editor

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Drexel Is Making Culinary School Mean Something Again

While culinary schools around the country are closing, Drexel’s is going for broke. 

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Wm. Mulherin’s Chef Chris Painter Suspended Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

The industry vet had already been working a weekends-only schedule after an incident with an employee.

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Chef Kris Serviss Lands on His Feet in the Northeast With a New Sandwich Shop

The chef is rallying back — first with a new sandwich shop, and later down the line, a new BYOB.

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5 Philly Restaurants for a Strangely Warm February

It’s 70 degrees, people. Do something about it.

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El Merkury, a Central American Restaurant and Churro Bar, Will Open in Rittenhouse

The new restaurant will take over the recently closed Agno Grill on Chestnut Street.

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Drexel Chef Conference Adds a New Panel Discussion on the Role of the Restaurant Critic

And they’re bringing some big-shot food writers — Helen Rosner, Joshua David SteinStephen Satterfield and Priya Krishna  — to talk it out.

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Big Gay Ice Cream’s New Cheat-Ohs Soft Serve Is Here for Presidents’ Day

The new flavor is available now through President’s Day.

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WATCH: Fork’s Eli Kulp Speaks Out on Life After the Train Accident

In a personal video and essay, the talented chef who’d been paralyzed in 2015’s Amtrak crash speaks candidly about what came —and what’s still to come — after the collision.

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Bistrot La Minette’s Peter Woolsey to Open a New French Restaurant on North Broad

The Francophile chef finds a new home inside North Broad Street’s new luxury apartment complex, Hanover North Broad.

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Eat This Now: Serpico’s Dry-Aged Duck Mole

It might be the best duck dish in Philly right now. It’s also the dish that defines what Peter Serpico does best.

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When Did Tipping Your Barista Get So Damn Complicated?

To tip, or not to tip.

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Audrey Claire Taichman to Sell Her Rittenhouse Restaurants to Rouge Owner

Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill are now in the capable hands of Rouge’s Rob Wasserman.

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Chef Jeff Michaud Leaves URBN, Takes Osteria With Him

The James Beard award-winning chef leaves his corporate role with the mega-retailer, and, backed by prolific restaurateur Michael Schulson, buys the restaurant he originally opened.

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D.C.’s Fancy Radish Is What Happens When Philly’s Best Veggie Restaurants Make a Baby

In the nation’s capital, Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby will take two successful Philly concepts and combine them into one.

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Philly’s New Food Establishment

Fifteen chefs, owners and doers who are re-creating Philly’s food scene.