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Jason Sheehan


Roast Beef Beckons at Meetinghouse, But This Kensington Bar Is so Much More

Neighbors mourned the loss of Memphis Taproom. Its replacement more than makes up for it. 


The Death of a Neighborhood Bar

In this week’s news roundup, we bid adieu to Lunar Inn, welcome (finally) 48 Record Bar, get giddy about churros and much, much more.


The Philly 15: Philadelphia’s Most Exciting New Restaurants

Philly’s best new restaurants, what to order when you go, and why you’ll love them.

Royal Tavern

One of Philly’s Best Burgers Finally Returns

Plus: Pickle beer, beaver bourbon, an Italian disco Thanksgiving party and more Philly restaurant news.


A Sneak Peek at Bar Lesieur, Michael Schulson’s Gorgeous New French Spot

The Schulson Collective is hoping that the third (or maybe fourth?) time’s the charm for the space above Giuseppe & Sons.

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The Triumphant Return of Philly’s Star-Chef Dinner Series

Plus: why the Eeva closing stings, the goods on Schulson’s newest spot, a second Rosy’s Taco Bar, Evil Genius’s beer-naming contest and out-of-this-world doughnuts.

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This New Basement Ramen Bar Might Be the Coolest-Looking Restaurant in Philly

And it opens this week.


Our Restaurant Critic’s Full-Throated Defense of Wawa Pizza

There’s a lot of people out there right now saying that Wawa pizza is the worst. Here’s why they’re wrong.


A Noodle House With No Rules Is Exactly What Philly Needs Right Now

Mawn fills the hole Kalaya left on South 9th Street with Night Market Noodles, papaya salad, chili jam and chicken soup with schmaltz.


It’s Spooky Season and ‘Wawa Has Pizza’ Is Starting to Sound Like a Threat

Plus, guess who’s got 4,000 bottles of rare whiskey they’re looking to unload?


Momoyama Brings Hawaiian Comfort Food to Delco

Japanese ramen and Hawaiian plate lunches in the same place? Absolutely.

Dolph Lundgren (aka Drago from Rocky) in a Zaxby's commercial that makes it clear that Zaxby's doesn't understand Philly or cheesesteaks at all

Someone Tell Drago and Zaxby’s There’s No Such Thing as a “Philly” in Philly

Plus: Burgertime NJ calls it quits. Lots of Santucci’s news. And a new brunch for you to check out.


Toast to Being 5-0 With These Eagles-Branded Spirits

Plus, news from the new High Street, Sushi Suite, a new beer garden for University City and details on Philly Cider Week.


Joseph’s Pizza Parlor Is a Northeast Philly Comeback Story

A neighborhood classic is brought back to its former glory through specialty pizzas, overstuffed cheesesteaks, and the “StromZONE.”


The Rise and Fall of Korshak Bagels

Philip Korshak gives us an exclusive interview about labor rights, economics, and the hope that the philosophy behind this bagel-shop experiment influences the restaurant industry.