Alex Tewfik

Food Editor

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Philly Chefs Dish on the Future of Our Food Scene


5 Restaurants Philly Chefs Wish We’d Talk About More

The pizza, doughnuts, and cheap Indonesian food they can’t quit.


Southwark Owners to Open Two More Restaurants in Queen Village

Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira are expanding their footprint in Queen Village with two more restaurants at the corner of 5th and Bainbridge Streets.

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Lê From Hop Sing Laundromat Is Opening a “North Korean” Banh Mi Shop

Chinatown’s most divisive, most peculiar, most enigmatic character finally enters the Philly restaurant game. And we couldn’t be more excited.


Hungry Pigeon’s Next Cookbook Dinner Is With Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook

Foobooz is teaming up with Hungry Pigeon for another cookbook dinner next month. And this time, it’s with Israeli Soul authors and hometown heroes Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook.


Bufad, Spring Garden’s Neapolitan Pizzeria, Will Close for Good

After six years, Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello’s 13th Street pizzeria will shut its doors for good.

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Meet Bloomsday Cafe, Philly’s New All-Day Cafe, Wine Bar and Bottle Shop

All-day eats and funky wines are en route to Headhouse Square.


Philadelphia’s 50 Best Restaurants: Shaking It Up for 2019

With the new year upon us, we’ve gone and given our ranking of the 50 best restaurants in Philadelphia a major refresh. And yes, that means a new #1…


A Wawa Coffee Beer, You Say?

2SP Brewing Company and Wawa made a collaborative beer together. We simply had to review it.


Fitler Square Favorite Jezabel’s Café to Close at the End of the Year

Not to worry — owner Jezabel Careaga has big things planned for the future.


Rittenhouse Restaurant Talk Closes Up Shop

After just five months, Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza’s art deco boîte in Rittenhouse has closed at 2121 Walnut Street.


Join Us for Some Cookbook Dinners at the Hungry Pigeon This Winter

Foobooz is teaming up with Hungry Pigeon to host a series of cookbook dinners. And you won’t want to miss the first one.

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Giuseppe & Sons Debuts With Veal Parm, Broccoli Rabe, and Red Gravy Classics in Center City

Here’s what you’ll be eating at Michael Schulson and the Termini family’s new South Philly-style Italian restaurant, opening today on Sansom Street.


The 6 Big Trends in Philly Bars Right Now

Here’s how to drink in the know.


Jose Garces on Working With New Partner, What’s Next in Philly

After a turbulent summer, the Iron Chef clues us in on what it’s like to work with his new hospitality parter and how his role has changed.