Longtime University City Thai restaurant has a new home on the same old block.
The Genji-owned Japanese burrito shop opens second location, this one in University City.
New bar from Mark Bee will replace Sisters Nightclub in the Gayborhood.
Fire damaged the bruncherie and beer store. They promise to come back better than ever.
The team behind the Farmacy opens a bar on Baltimore Avenue.
Jose Garces promises a new interpretation of the classic oyster saloon at the former Old Original Bookbinders.
Chef Ezra Duker showcases organically grown produce and pasture-raised meats from neighboring Quarry Hill Farm.
Nick Macri takes over the Border Springs Farm Stand at the Reading Terminal Market. Macri will expand the butcher stand beyond lamb.
No-tip restaurant with a menu by Koo Zee Doo’s David Gilberg.
Branch of South Street Bagels comes to Center City.
The team from North Bowl goes big in South Philly.
Massachusetts’ based chain comes to Ardmore’s Suburban Square.
Collingswood institution opens a second location in Medford, New Jersey.
Restaurant couple brings a Mexican bar to the Graduate Hospital neighborhood.
Sarah Levine opens Old City BYOB dedicated to sourcing locally and conscientiously.
Fried Chicken with a Korean flare opens in Chinatown.
The Cheu Noodle Bar crew brings dim sum to East Passyunk.
SliCE owners bring a burger joint to East Passyunk.
Tom Vasiliades of South Street Souvlaki is opening a bistro above his South Street Souvlaki.
Boxcar Brewing gets a brewpub in downtown West Chester.
George and Kim Mickel, owners of By George in the Reading Terminal add a burger stand.
Two chefs strike out on their own. Kevin D’Egidio and Michael Griffiths have solid resumes, having worked in some of Philadelphia’s best kitchens.
Jose Garces offers “fresh fish tacos” at the Granary.
A casual kosher restaurant for Narberth.
Brü crew opening a subterranean bar in Center City.
New York’s vintage dim sum parlor expands to Philadelphia.
Michael Schulson is opening a beer garden on Independence Mall.
Back for year four. This time with Nick Elmi as “Chef in Residence.”
New York’s ice cream phenomenon is coming to Philadelphia.
Gennaro’s owner opens a new pizzeria on East Passyunk.
Belgian waffles and French fries come to the 1500 block of Pine Street.
The brewpub is expanding in Ardmore.
Victory Brewing opens a brew pub in Kennett Square.
The former private Vesper Club is reborn as the Vesper. Food, drink, music, dancing and a speakeasy.
North Brunswick ramen spot comes to Chinatown.
Location number four for the Honeygrow chain is coming to Cherry Hill.
A dinner-focused Tria takes over Dmitri’s on Fitler Square.
Jason Evanchik (Time, Vintage, Bar, Garage, Growlers) is opening a bar/restaurant with jazz and an urban garden in Northern Liberties, across from North Bowl.
Former Chink’s Steaks is adding a location at Frankford and Girard.
Vetri line cook Justino Jimenez is opening an al-pastor focused taqueria at 6th and Oregon.
All-you-can-eat shabu-shabu and Korean barbecue comes to Chinatown.
Troy Everwine and Mike “Scoats” Scotese, owner of Grey Lodge Pub and Hop Angel Brauhaus are going into business together in Tacony.
Saigon street food comes to Northern Liberties.
This year, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has opened multiple beer gardens. This one is across from Pat’s Steaks.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society brings back its popular South Street West beer garden for 2015.
Spruce Street Harbor Park is back for a second season. New in year two, a roller skating rink, a floating restaurant, weekend beer garden, and much more.
The team behind South Philadelphia Tap Room, American Sardine Bar and Brew are opening a pop-up at Point Breeze Avenue and Tasker Street.
Fast casual restaurant serving healthy and allergen-free food in Center City.
Former DuJour Market in Haverford is now the third White Dog Cafe.
The crew behind the Cantinas and Royal are on the liquor license at Triangle Tavern.
A branch of Port Richmond’s Mercer Cafe opens in the Navy Yard. Most exciting, it also features Tacconelli’s pizza.
Center City will be getting its first Cheesecake Factory at 15th and Walnut.
Brewpub replaces former antique store in Jenkintown.
Farm to table BYOB for South Philadelphia.
The East Falls Mexican spot is adding a location on Delaware Avenue.
South Street’s Roberto Cafe yields to a new BYOB, Ti Penso.
Sandwich shop for Front Street in Pennsport.
Bridesburg gets a beer and barbecue spot with Oink and Moo BBQ.
Franklin Mortgage alum opens bar/restaurant in the Goldtex building.
A second Pizzeria Vetri for the Vetri Family. This one on Chancellor Street near Rittenhouse Square. We’re confident it won’t be the last.
Chef Sylva Senat’s opens taco shop in Center City. Open late on weekends.
Korean pub replaces Tangier at 18th and Lombard. Ex-Momofuku Ko chef will be in the kitchen.
Brauhaus Schmitz crew is going American.
This brewpub will put the brew back in Brewerytown.
Taiwanese and Sichuan Chinese food for Rittenhouse Square.
Mitch Prensky finds a storefront for his pop-up biscuits.
Tacony hoagie joint opens on Jewelers Row.
Benjamin Miller and Cristina Martinez are leaving their cart and opening a storefront.
Chef Sam Jacobson is opening an British bakery on East Passyunk, complete with meat pies, sausage rolls, sticky toffee pudding and much more.
Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran are opening a throwback restaurant at 13th and Locust.
Nicole Marquis is bringing a Latin bar to Rittenhouse Square.
It’s a second location of the sports bar. This one is across from the Comcast Center.
The third Green Aisle Grocery is coming from TV’s Erace brothers. This 400 square foot location is at 11 West Girard Avenue.
Korean fried chicken for Fishtown.
A pop-up restaurant appears on top of the former Bok Vocational School.
Bob Barrar, award winning brewer from Iron Hill is opening his own brewery in Aston, Delaware County.
Alex Boonphaya replaces his Thai-Mex hybrid into the third Circles Thai.
Upscale beer emporium and tasting room for Queen Village.
Joncarl Lachman of NOORD fame is opening his second restaurant. This one will be in the Italian Market, have a liquor license and serve up North African cuisine with French technique.
Second location of juice and smoothie spot opens near Rittenhouse.
Constantinos Pitsillides is opening a South Philly branch of Kanella, complete with a liquor license.
Authentic Southern food comes to 26th and Washington.
Healthy cafe comes to Front Street in Fishtown.
Robert and Benjamin Bynum bring New Southern cuisine and high-quality live jazz to Philadelphia.
The second location of the grilled cheese spot takes over Matyson’s old home.
Leigh Maida, Brendan Hartranft and Brendan Kelly, the trio behind Local 44, Strangelove’s and the forthcoming Clarkville are opening a cozy, intimate, friendly and warm neighborhood spot.
The Reading Terminal Market tenant gets a standalone storefront.
This branch of the Northern Liberties cafe brings Cajun and Creole to Chinatown.
Brunch cafe for Queen Village.
After a summer break, Jose Garces’s showplace is back.
A vodka focused distillery is distilling in Kensington.
Main Street in Manayunk gets an oyster bar and seafood grill from the Anastasi family.
Former North by Northwest in Mount Airy is now full with collegiate and prep school memorabilia. The morning to late night space features a bar, restaurant and beer garden.
The former Growlers Bar in Bella Vista is becoming a Mexican spot.
Peter McAndrews is opening a taco stand with Italian and Mediterranean influences on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown.
Luke Palladino is back in the casino game with a steakhouse at the Valley Forge Casino.
The healthy food spot and food truck is heading to the downstairs of Houston Hall.
Doylestown pizzeria is looking to be a tenant at 2nd and Fairmount.
After a thirteen year run on Sansom Street, the Afghan restaurant resurfaces on South Street.
North Broad Street gets a Santucci’s to call its home. Square pizza (and booze!) for everyone.
Jason Cichonski is opening a restaurant at the newly expanded Xfinity Live. Cichonski is planning a menu inspired by a blend of Mexican and Asian flavors.
Brian Sirhal and business partner Chef Tim Spinner (Cantina Feliz, La Calaca Feliz, Taqueria Feliz) branch out beyond Mexican with Pizzeria Felici, a pizzeria and wine bar in Horsham.
The Zavino team opens a a Mediterranean enoteca across Sansom Street from the original Zavino.
Mike Stollenwerk is back with a new seafood-focused restaurant in Old City.
Victory Brewing Company’s Parkesburg brewery gets a brewpub of its own.
New York cafe chain picks Philadelphia as its first out-of-market location. (November 21)
The Cambridge/Hawthornes team are at it again, this time they are replacing the never-opened Calexico with their own Mexican spot.
The fifth location for Robert and Raquel De Abreu is across the river in Collingswood.
Pastry chef Jessica Nolen is opening her own bakery.
PQ Restaurants, the team behind Cafe Lift, Prohibition Taproom, Bufad and Kensington Quarters are opening a restaurant in Point Breeze.
Indian street food BYOB for West Passyunk Avenue.
Italian restaurant chain opening near the Fillmore in Fishtown.
A trio of Philadelphia food truckers are opening a brick and mortar taco shop near Rittenhouse Square.
A neighborhood steakhouse opens at 2nd and Pine.
Sage Restaurant Group opens a steakhouse in the new Logan Hotel.
Nutritious meals that go beyond the salad.
Longtime restaurant pro Jon Medlinsky opens his own hoagie, wine and beer focused spot in Kensington.
Giant bar with more than 100 beers on draft opens at the Moorestown Mall.
Rai Rai Ramen is replaced by another ramen joint.
Leigh Maida and Brendan Hartranft are taking over Best House Pizzeria across from Clark Park.
George and Vasiliki Tsiouris who own Opa are taking over the former Coco’s on Jewelers Row.
Barbecue chef Chad Rosenthal is opening a Vietnamese hoagie shop in Roslyn.
The Zavino team opens a a Mediterranean enoteca across Sansom Street from the original Zavino.