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First Look: Mei Mei, a Modern Taiwanese Restaurant in Old City

On March 12th, Old City will welcome Mei Mei, a Taiwanese restaurant and lounge concept from owner and executive chef Jay Ho. The food, he […]

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Here Are Philly’s James Beard Award Semi-Finalists, Class of 2020

The James Beard Foundation just released their list of nominees for the restaurant awards, and Philly has plenty to celebrate. Kalaya, the excellent Thai BYO […]

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We’re Obsessed With This Eagles Cheerleader Competing on American Idol

Eagles cheerleader Kyle Tanguay made headlines not long ago when he became the first male Eagles cheerleader in three decades. Now, the rookie cheerleader is […]

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Rittenhouse Gets a Dim Sum House

After a fire forced them to shut down Jane G’s in fall of 2019, Jane Guo and Jackson Fu found themselves reconsidering their options for […]

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Stephen Starr Is Opening a Mexican Restaurant in Fishtown

After a two-year hiatus from Philly, and an eight-year hiatus from Fishtown (after opening Frankford Hall and Fette Sau), Stephen Starr is heading back to Fishtown […]

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25 Stats That Show How Black People Are Really Doing in Philly

After closely studying and documenting the living conditions of black Philadelphians at the end of the 19th century, sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois declared in […]

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Primal Supply Hired a Chef. Here’s What That Means For You.

When Heather Thomason started Primal Supply Meats, she was focused primarily on providing high-quality meat to restaurants. She sold meat at regional farmers’ markets, but […]

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Marc Vetri’s New Pasta Restaurant Is Finally Here

Marc Vetri announced today on Instagram that his new counter-service spot, Fiorella, will officially open to the public tonight (February 13th) at 5 p.m. The […]

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La Salle University, Merck Partner to Prepare Students for Careers in Life Science Industry

La Salle University and multinational pharmaceutical giant Merck have teamed up with Pathway for Patient Health to offer a suite of new courses aimed at […]

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Townsend in East Passyunk Returns as a Wine Bar

All the fun of the original Townsend happened at the downstairs bar. Upstairs was beautiful and fine and Very Serious French, but downstairs was boisterous […]

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Penn Professor: American Idol Would Be a Better Way to Elect a President

There are many points of contention in today’s Democratic Party. The Iowa Caucus isn’t one of them: Everyone thinks it’s terrible. This, of course, is […]

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The New Renata’s Kitchen Is Officially Open in West Philly

The beloved West Philly brunch spot Renata’s Kitchen, opens today, February 5th, in its new location serving breakfast, brunch and lunch daily. The new spot, […]

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South Philly’s Secret Bagel Man Is Opening a Not-So-Secret Bagel Shop

Ordering via Instagram DM is not the most efficient ordering system for acquiring bagels, but it’s currently the only way to get your hands on […]

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A New Brewery Opens in Kensington With Two Styles of Beer: “Human” and “Robot”

This Thursday, February 6th, at 4 p.m., Human Robot Brewery will finally open its doors to the public. The brewery, which is a collaboration between […]

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This Longtime Philly Dance Company Just Opened a New Studio in Fairmount

A new dance studio has opened in Fairmount from longtime Philadelphia theater and dance staple Silvana Cardell, who is the director and choreographer of her […]