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Where to Have a Blowout Birthday Dinner in Philly

Philadelphia restaurants where you can splurge on a special meal or celebrate with a big group.


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Just One Dish: Poppe’s Sandwich at Heavy Metal Sausage Co.

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Second Daughter Baking Co.’s Founders on Expansion, Butter, and Sisterly Love

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50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

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25 Essential Hoagie Shops

In a city of endless hoagie choices, these are the spots you can always count on.

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All Hail the Hoagie

Our all-you-can-eat guide to the true king of Philadelphia sandwiches. 

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Secrets to the Perfect Hoagie Roll

Hoagies are perfect when the bread is perfect. In Philly, that perfection is achieved via a few dedicated families.

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We Honored My Late Father-in-Law by Eating Hoagies

For a food-obsessed father and Philadelphian, our feast was an ideal tribute and a new tradition.

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Where to Have a Blowout Birthday Dinner in Philly

Philadelphia restaurants where you can splurge on a special meal or celebrate with a big group.

Reviews

Just One Dish: Poppe’s Sandwich at Heavy Metal Sausage Co.

The story behind Heavy Metal Sausage’s zungenblutwurst sandwich, how it’s made, and why you should be going out of your way to eat it.


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Why Is it So Hard for Philly Restaurants to Offer Health Insurance?

Why Is it So Hard for Philly Restaurants to Offer Health Insurance?

Thin margins and high staff turnover leave restaurant owners in a bind. Some businesses are finding their own workarounds.

Philly’s Latest Restaurant and Bar Openings

Philly’s Latest Restaurant and Bar Openings

Everything you need to know about what’s new and what’s next in Philadelphia's dining and drinking scene, all in one place.

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Omar Tate Has Seen Enough of Your Butter Boards on TikTok

Esquire’s Chef of the Year for 2020 and the owner West Philly cafe Honeysuckle Provisions talks about viral food trends, fatherhood, and why you really shouldn’t buy a toaster.

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The Thai BYOB Serving Some of Philly’s Finest Meatballs

At Grandma’s on Walnut Street, Donrutai “Chef Locket” Jainon draws inspiration from her Chiang Mai upbringing and her grandmother’s recipes. You’ll want to be a regular.

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What’s the Future of Dessert in Philly Restaurants?

Amidst pandemic-era staffing cuts and rising costs of food and labor, Philly businesses are adapting their pastry programs to keep sweets on the menu.

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Game-Day Specials for Your Eagles Watch Party

Just like the rest of us, Philly bakeries, restaurants, and bars are all in on the Eagles’ playoffs run.

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Essen Bakery Heads to Fishtown

Owner Tova du Plessis says she hopes to open the second location of her Jewish bakery in late spring 2023.

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50 Best Restaurants

50 Best Restaurants

Whether you want to be wowed with extravagance or are looking for a perfect plate of comfort food, here are the places giving us hope for the future.
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An Exciting Venezuelan Spot Joins the Italian Market’s Lineup

Arepa Grub Spot works well for a quick snack or a meal where you can be alone with a sweet corn envelope straight off the flat-top grill.

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Where to Go on a First Date With Someone You’re Only Sorta Into

Cafes, bars, and casual restaurants for when you might need an escape hatch — or at least the possibility of leaving after thirty minutes.

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Second Daughter Baking Co.’s Founders on Expansion, Butter and Love

The sisters behind the beloved Bok Building bakery share the story behind the sweets.

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The Philly Weekday Breakfast Guide

This one is for the brunch naysayers, the early risers, the champions of the most important meal of the day.

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