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First Look: River Twice Opens in East Passyunk

After a summer spent updating the old Izumi space in East Passyunk, Randy and Amanda Rucker will open their modern American BYO on Thursday, October […]


The Fancy Mall Restaurant Is a Bad Idea

Opening Mistral in Princeton was a good idea. Because Princeton is cute. A cute downtown with fancy buildings and fancy boutiques and fancy restaurants and […]

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Meet West Philly’s New BBQ Pitmaster

When Leo Habbs was growing up in West Philly, all he wanted was his very own grill. So the 10-year-old did chores for his mom around the house […]

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Eat Ice Cream Like a Kid Again at Port Richmond’s Somerset Splits

For all the buzz of its neighbors Fishtown and Kensington, Port Richmond’s dining scene is just starting to emerge as a new food and drink destination […]

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Hot Soup and Spicy Things Are Exactly What You Should Be Eating When It’s This Hot Out

It’s been a long, hot, sticky summer — and while we at Foobooz have spent our fair share of the season chilling out with lots […]

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Sneak Preview: September Classes at COOK

It’s that time again, folks. The September class schedule is about to go live at COOK, and we have an early look for those of […]

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Level Up Your Grilling Game With These Tips From Top Philly Chefs

It’s grilling season — and as each weekend approaches, you daydream of presenting the perfect cut of flavorful, juicy meat with a side of charred-yet-snappy vegetables to your […]

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Why Is There a Pooping Guy on Bloomsday’s Wine Menu?

Bloomsday, the new natural wine bar, bottle shop, and all-day cafe that just added dinner service on Headhouse Square, was one of 2019’s most anticipated […]

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Eat This Now: Indonesian Street Fare at Pennsport’s Sophie Food Truck

Head to South Philly’s Mifflin Square Park on a hot summer evening and you’ll see some familiar sights: neighbors chatting on benches and walking their dogs, […]

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With Black Restaurant Week, Philly Restaurateurs Stake Their Claim in the Culinary Community

“Once I get you in the door, I’ve got you,” says Darlene Jones, owner and chef at Overbrook’s Star Fusion. Her restaurant, which serves a menu […]


Always Order Your Pizza Well-Done

There’s never been a bad time to eat pizza in Philadelphia. But we’re not all lucky enough to live in South Philly, where you can’t fling […]


You’re Saying “Suraya” Wrong

The day Greg Root, Nick Kennedy, and Nathalie Richan announced that they’d be opening a giant Lebanese restaurant in Fishtown was the day Suraya’s name-fate was […]


Yes, You Absolutely Should Order the Seafood Tower

Let me tell you about the last seafood tower I ordered. It was the big one on Oyster House’s menu (“The Moravian”), not the smaller one, because the big one felt […]

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Olly Rolls Out Happy Hour and Brunch in Queen Village

Olly, Marina de Oliveira and Chris D’Ambro’s neighborhood bar and restaurant in Queen Village, has been open for about a month now. And starting this […]

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Flowers Are Nice. A Bouquet of Donuts Is Better.

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10th. And if you haven’t already hit on the perfect way to show your favorite mom how amazing and […]