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Alex Tewfik

Food Editor


Ask the Editor: How Do I Build a Bowl of Pho Like a Pro?

Some tips and tricks to make the best bowl of Vietnamese beef noodle soup you’ve ever had.


Stephen Starr Almost Named a Restaurant “White Trash”

And more tales of Philly restaurant names that never were.


Ask the Editor: What’s the Best Way to Order a Group Meal?

Ordering for the table sucks. Here’s one way to make it easier.


Why Philly Chefs Are Getting Fit

Inside the fitness craze sweeping through Philly kitchens.


Fishtown Is Getting Its First Filipino Restaurant: Sarvida

Girard will close its doors this month, and in its place, chef Lou Boquila will open a casual Filipino restaurant and brunch spot.


The Bok Building Is Getting a Coffee Shop and a Swanky New Cocktail Bar

It’s almost Bok Season, and this year, they’ve got some new goodies up their sleeves.


Ask the Editor: What Should I Do If I Get Food Poisoning?

The answer is probably not as clear cut as you think.


Alla Spina to Be Replaced by Bynum Brothers’ Green Soul

The two brothers behind South, Warmdaddy’s, and Relish are bringing health-conscious Southern food to North Broad Street.


City Shuts Down Aldine Over “Tax Violations”


Ask the Editor: Is It Ever Okay to Not Tip Your Server?

The server’s hair got in your food? The bartender cut you off from happy hour deals too early? Air your grievances all you want — just make sure you tip, too.


Philly’s Favorite Cambodian Restaurant, Khmer Kitchen, Has Closed

It lasted a little under six years at the corner of 6th and Morris Streets.


Eat Here Now: Guisados Don Roman

It’s a tiny Mexican kitchen that specializes in big, bold, homespun flavors.


Ask the Editor: How Do I Split the Check With Friends Without It Being a Nightmare?

Going out to eat with all your buddies? So fun. Paying for the meal with all of your buddies? Hell on Earth.


7 Passover and Easter Recipes From Philly’s Top Chefs

Impress your guests by cooking traditional holiday recipes that come straight from some of the city’s hottest kitchens.


The 50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia: Spring 2018

Chef changes, closings, and more in our first seasonal update for the year.