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Q&A: Friday Saturday Sunday Owners on Marriage, QR Code Menus, Pineapple Pizza

Update 6/5/2023: Congrats to Chad and Hanna Williams for winning Outstanding Restaurant at the 2023 James Beard Awards. Read more here. Friday Saturday Sunday was […]

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Philly’s Biotech Scene Needs More Local Money — Now

Around every corner, the gizmos sound like something cooked up by a mad scientist in the movies: a 24-way-robot-controlled bio-reactor, a “viral positive” room, a […]

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From AI to Crypto, When Did Everything Get So … Fake?

So there’s this 31-year-old schlub named Sam Bankman-Fried who built this company called FTX that investors sank billions of dollars into because it sounded new […]

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Are Online Reviews Helping Consumers — or Driving Our Indecision?

Joseph S. doesn’t want me to buy the meat thermometer. He bought the same one on Amazon a few months ago, and even though he’s […]

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The Amazing Story of How Philly Cheesesteaks Became Huge in Lahore, Pakistan

Sometime in the fall of 2021, a man from Philadelphia came to meet Mazhar Hussain, a chef based in Lahore, Pakistan. Hussain was shown a […]

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Q&A: South Philly’s Pulitzer-Winning Playwright James Ijames on His Big Broadway Debut

Playwright James Ijames, who’s lived in Philly since 2003, pulled off quite a feat last year: He won the Pulitzer for Fat Ham, a play […]

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Other States Have Cool License Plates. Why Can’t Pennsylvania?

“Oooh, mom, look! Nevada!” I’m driving the family Honda, but traffic has slowed on 20th Street, so I flick my eyes to the right to […]

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Q&A: Patti LaBelle Talks Doja Cat, Her Shih Tzu and Living on the Main Line

On March 11th, the larger-than-life icon Patti LaBelle brings her new show to Caesars Atlantic City before appearing on Jimmy Fallon’s That’s My Jam a […]

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Why Is Adulting So Freaking Hard These Days?

I subscribe to and read a lot of magazines. This is because I enjoy magazines — the paper versions — and want them to continue […]

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Why Are Philly Brands Flocking to the Suburbs?

An earlier version of this article said Plymouth Meeting Mall had “shuttered.” The mall remains open in its original format. There’s nothing quite like shopping […]