Alex Tewfik

Food Editor


The Fancy Mall Restaurant Is a Bad Idea

With the closing of Mistral at the King of Prussia Mall, it’s time to admit that even high-end malls can’t sustain high-end dining.

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Inside Pizzeria Beddia’s $450-a-Night Hoagie Room

In the restaurant’s secret back room, sandwiches become the star.

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The Secret Menu Items to Order at Philly Restaurants

These are the dishes you can only order if you know to ask.


Drexel Is Launching a Fall Event Series Full of Culinary Heavy Hitters

Cookbook authors, cocktail experts, and New York magazine’s restaurant critic are coming to Drexel University this fall.


Here’s What’s for Dinner at K’Far Cafe in Rittenhouse

Persian lamb shanks and Turkish stuffed eggplant, just steps away from Rittenhouse Square.


El Cafe Opens in Rittenhouse With Breakfast Tacos, Mexican Pastries and Horchata Lattes


Sushi Has Returned to Reading Terminal Market

With Umi Seafood and Sushi Bar, Yong Kim and Suzi Kim bring over 60 combined years of restaurant and seafood purveying experience to Reading Terminal Market.


Ask the Editor: Can I Bring My Kid to the Bar?

Well, it depends…

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Millennial-Owned Restaurants Are Changing the Way We Dine

The difference is not physical. It’s about a specific sort of energy.


We’re Hiring: Foobooz Is Seeking a Digital Contributor

Restaurant reporter wanted.


First Look: Forsythia, Chris Kearse’s New French Restaurant in Old City

“It’s not Will 2.0.”


Little Sister, an Italian Restaurant by the Kensington Quarters Crew, Is Coming to Spring Arts

Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello of 13th Street Kitchens will bring some Southern Italian flare back to their old stomping grounds.

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We Asked 5 French Philadelphians to Help Us Pick the Best Croissant in Town

Who knows croissants better than the French?

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The 5 Best Handmade Pastas to Try in Philly Right Now

From smoked herring spaghetti to a not-to-be-missed shape that translates as “rooster’s crest.”

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Here’s Exactly What Makes Philly’s Best Italian Hoagie So Damn Good

Hint: It involves (gasp!) mayonnaise.