Alex Tewfik

Food Editor

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Blume Will Replace Cinder Copper & Lace in Center City

Sour beer and cider out, natural wine and cocktails in.

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Nifty Fifty’s Burgers, Shakes and Diner Breakfasts Are Headed Back to South Philly

The first franchise location of the ’50s-style diner will open on Oregon Avenue later in 2019.

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Philly Is Finally Becoming a Barbecue Town

We caught up with three of Philly’s new pitmasters, who take their ’cue seriously.

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Ask the Editor: WTF Are Irish Potatoes?

For those of you not from around here, an explainer.

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Marcie Turney and Val Safran Are Opening a Restaurant at LOVE Park

Safran Turney Hospitality will open Loveluck, a restaurant and bar inside LOVE Park’s "flying saucer" building, later this year.

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ReAnimator Coffee in Kensington to Add a Pizzeria and Natural Wine Bar

Naturally leavened pizzas, natural wine and plates to share, coming to Kensington this fall.

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Remember Jose Garces’s New Hope Restaurant? It’s Still Happening.

Stella by Jose Garces will open at the Bucks County Playhouse Inn in New Hope sometime in late spring or early summer 2019.

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How Middle Child Makes Its Scrambled Eggs So Damn Fluffy

Almost immediately, Middle Child’s scrambled eggs became Philly Instagram fodder. Here’s how they turn eggs into clouds.

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The Philly Restaurants That Are #OpeninPHL During the Winter Storm

The best way to keep track of where to get a beer and some pie in this snow storm.

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Ask the Editor: I Can’t Decide on a Restaurant for Valentine’s Day. Help!

Here’s some dining inspiration for one of the worst restaurant holidays of the year.

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Palizzi Social Club Will Finally Start Selling Memberships Again

The news comes after a — now-banned — club member tried auctioning off a membership card on Ebay for $200.

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Philly Restaurants and the Outsourcing of Authenticity

How do you turn a big, moneymaking enterprise into an attractive restaurant?

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Marigold Kitchen to Close Its Doors for Good in West Philly

The legendary West Philly BYOB will serve its last tasting menu dinner next week.

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The Tiny South Philly Bakery Behind Some of the City’s Best Pizzas

Pennsport’s darling French bakery, Creme Brûlée, has one of the best pies in town. Seriously.

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Hungry Pigeon’s Next Cookbook Dinner Will Be a Tribute to Anthony Bourdain

Hungry Pigeon will team up with Safran Turney Hospitality’s culinary director, George Sabatino, for a night of classic, decadent French fare from the Les Halles cookbook.