Food & Drink


Sneak Preview: July Classes at COOK

COOK is about to release its list of July classes, but because you’re a faithful Foobooz reader, you’re getting an early sneak-peek — just so […]


Here’s How Philly Advocates Are Fighting Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry

“Working as a bartender, people hit on you.” “I think I’m desensitized. That’s how the back-of-house has been at every restaurant I’ve worked at.” “It […]


Zahav Pastry Chef Camille Cogswell on Winning a James Beard Award

Camille Cogswell made history earlier this month when she was named Rising Star Chef at the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards — only the second […]


Plenty Is Now Serving House-Made Pasta in Queen Village

Plenty Cafe, Philly’s own European-inspired all-day bistro, has made a pretty serious upgrade to its evening menu. In addition to breakfast treats and coffee, lunch fare […]

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Here’s What’s New at Bok Bar This Summer

South Philly rooftop drinkery Bok Bar is reopening this Thursday, May 24th — and there’s a brand new menu and new programming, too. The rooftop […]


Finally, Somebody Put a Cheesesteak on Stock’s Pound Cake

UPDATE: Well, it turns out that the Joe’s Steaks anniversary promotion has some issues. Click here for the full story. ORIGINAL: We here at Foobooz […]


Eat This Now: Sicilian “Calzone” at Res Ipsa

With breakfast, lunch, and some of the best pasta dishes in the city, Res Ipsa already has a lot going on — including dinner service Wednesday […]


Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at El Merkury

After months of pop-ups and delivery-only service, Sofia Deleon opened El Merkury’s brightly-colored brick-and-mortar shop at 2014 Chestnut Street last weekend. The concept offers street […]


Meet Ana Caballero, Fork’s Secret Weapon for Sustainability

With the arrival of spring, we here at Foobooz have been thinking a lot about the state of the farm-to-table movement — the trend towards […]


Barbuzzo’s Salted Caramel Budino Choco Taco Is Back

Barbuzzo’s salted caramel budino is a bucket list item in this town. It somehow shares the same space as the Pat’s cheesesteak, or the lamb […]

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You Can Get a Free Açaí Bowl in Rittenhouse Tomorrow

Thursday’s weather is looking like straight-up summer — which is SO welcome since we’ve been living a frozen wasteland for most of “spring.” To help you […]


Chef Becca Craig on Beyoncé’s Birthday Cake and Competing on Reality TV

Cake Life Bake Shop’s Becca Craig went from a career in fine art to working behind the scenes at Bakery Boss, running the pastry program at […]


How Philly Became a Vegan Dining Destination

Twenty years ago, Philly’s dining scene was, well, decades behind what it is today. And its vegan dining options were even more desolate. Back then, diners […]


Take a Virtual Tour of Spring Arts’ New Craft Brewery

Love City Brewing opened over the weekend at 1023 Hamilton Street. and their spacious new facility is a sight to behold. At 9,000 square feet, […]


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 […]