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Greatest Hits and What You Missed:

You know what that is? That’s a cheesesteak…in eggroll form. Why? Because why not, man? Why not, in this city obsessed with sandwiches, that is […]

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Philly’s Favorite Italian Restaurants

Photo courtesy htomren, via the Foobooz Flickr Pool So our compadres here at Philadelphia magazine have got it in their heads to start a project […]

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Six Pack: Non-Traditional Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

  Ahh, the cheesesteak. The most defining symbol of Philadelphia’s food scene, whether we like it or not. It’s sometimes tacky, xenophobic, touristy and lackluster, […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Cookies, Ramen, More Ramen, Han Dynasty, A Letter From Hop Sing Laundromat And Our Spring Restaurant Preview

This is the part where I assume that all you good little grubniks are currently staring at the clocks on your phones or computers, counting […]

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Foobooz TV: Making A Better Grilled Cheese Sandwich

So a couple days ago, we had this idea… What with the monthly Foobooz Neighborhood Pop-Ups we’re hosting at Cook being such a success, why […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Ramen, Route 6, Popolino, A Chef For Le Bec and Michael Solomonov Moves To The Main Line

Oh, what a week it has been. A week of ramen and fire, of smack-downs, green beer and dudes named Wheeler. We talked about whiskey […]

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A St. Patrick’s Day Guide To Whiskey Drinking: Get A Little Irish In Ya

Some of you out there will be drinking stout tomorrow. Some of you will be knocking back cocktails. But for those of you who like […]

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Six Pack: Where To Get Your Pastrami Fix in Philadelphia

Pastrami is having a bit of a moment. We’re importing it from New York. Its spices are finding their way onto fish and chicken wings. […]

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Help I’m Going to the Philadelphia Flower Show and I’ll Need to Eat

So, you’re going to the Philadelphia Flower Show. Even if you’re more comfortable around flour than a flower, we’re here to help you out. Visiting in-laws, […]

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Foobooz TV: Alla Spina, From The Inside

Alla Spina is going to bankrupt us. It is going to destroy our relationships and make us fat. It has everything we want in a […]

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Celebrate National Margarita Day at Distrito in University City (And Elsewhere)

Happy National Margarita Day everyone! As far as made-up holiday go, National Margarita Day always features prominently on the calendars ’round Foobooz World HQ–a day […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Bells, Beers, Wieners and Growlers

Okay, so we’ve had some big weeks before, news-wise. We’ve had some big weeks before, awesomeness-wise. But rarely does there come a week which is […]

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Introducing Our Growler Guide

The growler, the best way to get draft beer to go. It’s eco-friendly, it’s fun and sometimes it’s cheap. We’ve surveyed bars, brew pubs and […]

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Top Chef Recap: What’s A Block Party?

After an Olympian effort last week that resulted in the elimination of the cheftestant everyone loves/loved to hate, the remaining six are back to being […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Restaurant Week, Shake Shack and Square Peg (No, Not the ’80’s TV Show)

We know, we know… Right now, all you can think about is Restaurant Week starting this weekend. But even in the run-up to this highly […]