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Details Emerge On Jen Carroll’s NYC Restaurant

Curious about what’s happening with Jen Carroll’s new Greenwich Village version of Concrete Blonde? Even more curious about the events that transpired which drew her […]

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Will Marathon Go the Distance?

Philadelphia magazine’s Steve Volk looks at the Marathon restaurant chain and its recent troubles. The Marathon Grill restaurant chain has been serving up as much […]

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Restaurant Death Watch: Which Marathon Will Be Next To Go?

Things are looking rough for the Marathon empire. Between the lawsuits, closures, property seizures and rumors of worse on the way, the local chain (which […]

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Another Marathon Is Finished

Tuesday we received word that the Marathon at 10th and Walnut was changing hands and Matt Levin would be the chef at the new restaurant. […]

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Matt Levin Has a New Restaurant?

Just yesterday, we were literally weighing the 300-page lawsuit that Bernard Spain and Murray Spain had brought against Marathon restaurants and the Borish family. Today, […]

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Slideshow: Down On the (Marathon) Farm

This Saturday at 10 a.m., the brand new half-acre Marathon Farm in North Philadelphia debuts its community farm market. I took a ride out there […]

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Tonight: Dollar Drinks and Free Food

As Victor Fiorillo tipped us off in his Weekender Newsletter, the Marathon Grill at 1818 Market is kicking of its outdoor happy hour today.  From […]

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First Bite: Marathon’s $11 Cheesesteak

Yesterday, I had the chance to try the new cheesesteak from Marathon Grill, which the company has been toying with over the last few months. […]

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Never Settle for a Subpar Salad

Perfect for a Monday after too much weekend eating: Living on the Vedge says you should never settle for salad. Here are six to try […]

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Tonight

The Wishing Well opens at 8th and Catharine. Check out the SHAME Burger after reading these previews. [Grub Street, Meal Ticket] Later this evening Marathon […]

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Bargain Beer Hunting

Joe Sixpack concerns himself today with finding some beer bargains with his “Recession Numbing Survival Guide.” Among the suggestions: Good beer is still a lot […]

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Quick Bites

Mama’s Grill on South Street has a new name, Chickpeas Falafel & Grill. It’s still owned by the Mama’s Vegetarian people though. [The Clog] Food […]

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Pagano’s Market to Replace Shuttered Marathon?

We have word that Pagano’s Market, a quick-service restaurant we’ve never heard of (perhaps because it is located below ground at 7th and Market, an […]

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Chatting with LaBan

The Inquirer’s esteemed food critic Craig LaBan was en fuego in this week’s online chat! We always love to see how he’ll handle the innocent […]

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Soup Is Good Food

Philadelphia Weekly profiles some of the best soups in the city in today’s Field Guide. Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge Marathon Grill Harmony Vegetarian Restaurant […]