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Stephen Starr Almost Named a Restaurant “White Trash”

I will never forget the moment when Aimee Olexy revealed to me what she and her business partner, Stephen Starr, were going to name their […]

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Why Riverwards Produce Just Fired Two-Thirds of Its Chef Customers

Behind the strawberries on the French toast at your favorite brunch spot and the baby greens in your salad at that new chef-y BYO is […]

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Meet the Philly Cocktail Experts Behind Your New Party Bible

Philly’s cocktail culture is the best it’s ever been. Restaurants are developing inspired craft cocktail programs like never before, and craft distillers are turning out […]

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Eat Here Now: Guisados Don Roman

Guisados Don Roman (1629 South 7th Street, 215-964-0491) is a two-person operation: Raquel is up front, cheerfully greeting literally every single person who walks through the door, […]

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Le Virtù Just Launched Its First Menu With Chef Damon Menapace

Le Virtù has had a turbulent year. The Abruzzese spot on East Passyunk hired Kensington Quarters chef Damon Menapace back in February. This was after […]

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Scarpetta Is Making a Vodka-Everything Pizza and We’re Not Sure Why

The idea of topping your pizza with rosy, cream- and vodka-infused tomato sauce rather than the traditional marinara sounds like a tasty way to make a […]

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Rex 1516 Is Launching Its First-Ever Chef’s Tasting Menu

Rex 1516’s elevated Southern fare is about to get regional. Executive chef Justin Swain and chef de cuisine Jon Raffa are kicking off a new […]

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The 50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia: Spring 2018

Right now, our 50 Best Restaurants list — all buffed-out and shiny after an especially long winter slog — is feeling fresh. It’s spring now (well, […]

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At Royal Boucherie’s Brunch, Your Waffles Come Topped With Foie Gras

It was bound to happen, I suppose, eating a hunk of seared foie gras covered in vanilla butter at 10 o’clock in the morning. Leave it […]

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One of the Country’s Best Chocolate Companies Is Based Just Outside Philly

The stereotypical upstart chocolatier has left behind a conventional desk job to pursue their foodie dreams. But Chris Curtin just might have them all beat. […]

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Vote for Philly’s Best Local Brewery

For this month’s Best of Philly Reader’s Choice poll, we’re tackling Best Brewery. Don’t let March go by without casting your vote! This year, the […]

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Get a Preview of Gordon Ramsay’s New Steakhouse at This Fundraiser

Atlantic City women’s refuge Adelaide’s Place has been providing a safe space for homeless women in the shore town for the last 15 years, and […]

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Eat This Now: Hearthside’s Limited-Edition Fried Chicken

This one is for all the fried chicken fans out there (and if that somehow doesn’t apply to you, I encourage you to reevaluate your […]

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On Eating at a Panda Express a Block From Chinatown

I was on my way home from dinner in Chinatown not long ago, headed down 10th Street, when I saw it there, standing tall, so […]

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Restaurants and Bars Open in Philly During Winter Storm Quinn

Just when we thought spring was here and winter behind us, what does winter do? It comes back and tries to sneak in one last […]