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Go Here Now: PHS Pop-Up Garden on Broad Street

After hemming and hawing on where to head after happy hour last Friday night a friend suggested checking out the new Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pop […]

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About Last Night: Dinner At Serpico

First, the good news: Serpico–the long-awaited South Street restaurant being opened by Stephen Starr and Momofuku’s Peter Serpico (heretofore known as Starrpico)–is opening for regular […]

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When Pigs Fly: The Story of the Beast of Amis

Last summer, the crew from Amis built a flying pig and flew it into the Delaware River as part of Red Bull’s Flugtag. Now there’s […]

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US Open Winner, Justin Rose Celebrated Last Night at Conshohocken’s Gypsy Saloon

US Open winner, Justin Rose had been dining at West Conshohocken’s Stella Blu all week. But Kim Strengari’s West Conshohocken restaurant is closed on Sundays, so […]

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Annotated Menu: Cheu Noodle Bar

Cheu Noodle Bar can begin selling alcohol today. Here’s what food you should order to go with that can of beer. View Cheu Noodle Bar […]

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Philadelphia Named Number One Bacon City in USA

We don’t often give a damn about arbitrary lists from national web sites ranking Philadelphia near the top or bottom of some category. But when […]

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Craig LaBan’s Coneys Are American Sardine Bar’s Sandwich of the Month

Each month, American Sardine Bar chef Scott Schroeder offers a guest sandwich at his Point Breeze bar. This month Craig LaBan is up and the “2 […]

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2013 Vendy Award Winners

Saturday, the Vendy Awards were once again held in Philadelphia. The event brought hundreds to Penn Treaty Park where nominated food trucks competed for four […]

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Sneak Preview: COOK’s July Schedule

As we do every month, we’re giving you, the wise Foobooz reader, a chance to get ahead of the curve and take an early look […]

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John Bucci Is Back on the Line at John’s Roast Pork

John Bucci Jr. is back at John’s Roast Pork. Five years ago Bucci faced leukemia and required a bone marrow transfer. Once given a 50/50 […]

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About Last Night: Open Stove Masters, Part 2

So yes–unless you were one of the 20-some people in attendance at COOK last night, you once again missed out on witnessing the most insane […]

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Zahav Announces 4th Annual Down the Shore Extravaganza

Zahav has announced their fourth annual Down the Shore Extravaganza and this year it moves outdoors to Morgan’s Pier. The ticketed event is set for […]

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Taste Illustrated: Lil’ PopShop, By the Numbers

Jeanne Chang’s gourmet popsicle shop, Lil’Pop Shop, born in UCity and with a second location coming to South Street, is the perfect place to beat the summer heat. […]

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City Aims To Take the Salt Out of Chinese To-Go Spots

The city of Philadelphia is working with Chinese take0ut restaurants to reduce the amount of salt added to dishes. The city is providing cooking lessons, […]

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A Rainy Day Spring Menu Tease from Sbraga

Crab salad with prosciutto and white asparagus at Sbraga.