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Maddy Sweitzer-Lammé

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This Middle Child and Villa Di Roma Collaboration Is Giving Me Much-Needed Pre-COVID Vibes

As restaurants return, one of the best parts of Philly’s food scene returns with it: chef collaborations and spur-of-the-moment pop-ups.


Bok Bar Will Look a Little Different This Year

The 2020 Bok Bar season brings restaurant collaborations, social justice programming, and better pay for employees.


Royal Café Brings Neapolitan Pizza to Narberth

The former executive chef at Café Lift is teaming up with two other hospitality veterans for a new venture on the Main Line.

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6 Summer Beers for Every and Any Occasion

From grilling to lawn mowing to sunbathing, a quaff for all your summertime activities.

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2 Refreshing Cocktails You Can Sip All Summer Long

Lunar Inn co-owner Emily Kovach shares recipes that emphasize local ingredients and fresh flavors.


Martha Is Eliminating Tipping. What Does That Mean?

The Kensington bar is eliminating tipping in favor of a service charge that allows them to offer health insurance and other benefits to employees.


Food & Wine Names Kalaya One of America’s Best New Restaurants

But we already knew that.


Walnut Street Cafe Is Back, Reimagined For a Strange New World

Owner Branden McRill added a more affordable menu and a new outdoor market to his University City restaurant.


Philly-Based Food Delivery Service Black and Mobile Is Poised to Take Over the World

Just a year after launching his company, which delivers food exclusively from Black-owned restaurants, David Cabello is already entering a third city market. And he’s only getting started.


A Socially Distanced Parks on Tap Is Here for Summer 2020

Philly’s favorite mobile beer garden has a plan in place to serve you socially safe brews this summer.


Camille Cogswell Has Been Let Go From K’Far and Zahav

The James Beard award-winning chef is separating permanently from K’far, Zahav, and the company at large.

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Philly Is About to Start Outdoor Dining. But How Safe Is It?

Before you make a reservation for dinner this Friday night, consider whose safety you’re willing to risk.


A New Bakery Serving Cakes, Cookies and Breakfast Sandwiches Opens in Old City

After years of selling at farmer’s markets in Philly, Kyle Cuffie-Scott is opening a brick-and-mortar location of Darnel’s Cakes, a bakery committed to reducing the stigmas surrounding HIV and AIDS.


Scott Schroeder Is Leaving Hungry Pigeon Permanently After Controversial “Black America” Instagram Post

The restaurant’s chef and co-owner announced over the weekend that he is “currently working out the legalities of leaving the restaurant permanently.”

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City Life

Let’s Talk About Race: Resources for White Philadelphians Who Are Ready to Actually Do Something About Racism and Anti-Blackness

To quote Michelle Obama, “Race and racism is a reality that so many of us grow up learning to just deal with. But if we ever hope to move past it, it can’t just be on people of color to deal with it.”