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The Philly Theater Stars You Can’t Miss This Season

Mary Tuomanen North Philly Onstage this season in: Tuomanen, 38, will be Emma Goldman in Ragtime and the sole actor in An Iliad (see our […]

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Millennial-Owned Restaurants Are Changing the Way We Dine

In Philly, restaurant trends have their time and place. Take 2013, when every local bakery started serving its own version of the New York cronut. […]

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City Life

Vai Sikahema on Punching Goalposts, the NFL Catch Rule, and the Amazing Story Behind His Name

I was born in … Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, a small island nation in the South Pacific. My first name means … “water” in […]

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Rabbit Frittatas, To-Go Beer Flights, Excellent Enchiladas, and More Must-Try Dishes in Philly

1. Coffee cocktails at Bloomsday Coffee cocktails are popping up on menus across the city, but this all-day cafe came up with the best two. […]

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We Asked 5 French Philadelphians to Help Us Pick the Best Croissant in Town

There’s a reason you’ve been eating a lot of croissants lately. Sure, they’re hard to resist. But also, they’re around. Everywhere, really — because Philly […]

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The 5 Best Handmade Pastas to Try in Philly Right Now

Because every single menu in town now features handmade agnolotti and every restaurant kitchen now rocks its own extruder, here are the brightest pasta stars […]

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Here’s Exactly What Makes Philly’s Best Italian Hoagie So Damn Good

Matthew Cahn, owner of Middle Child and creator of the So Long Sal, Philly’s best Italian hoagie, shares how to make the classic sandwich. Pay […]

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Meet the Restaurant Group Behind Philly’s Hottest Restaurants

It’s a gray Wednesday morning in June, and the air feels like chicken noodle soup. Everyone on the street is sweating through work clothes. I […]

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Yes, You Can Get Great Wine Made in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Here Are the 5 Best.

It’s time to start taking Pennsylvania and New Jersey wines seriously — because everyone else is. Here, the best products coming from local makers Orange […]

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Upgrade Your Basic Ice Cream Cone With These Next-Level Philly Flavors, Toppings, and Twists

Instead of vanilla … Rompope Inspired by a traditional eggnog-y Mexican drink of the same name, it comes with or without raisins. La Guerrerense, 1143 […]

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9 Unexpected Places to Get Incredible Ice Cream in Philly

Philly’s best ice cream is popping up in some unexpected places. Here’s where to find it. At a fancy restaurant: One reason to love Vernick […]

Heather Thomason
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Primal Supply Meats’ Heather Thomason on Cutting It in the Male-Dominated Butcher Industry

I got my start as a butcher when … I identified a disconnect between farmers and buyers — beautiful pastured pigs were sold as poorly […]

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City Life

The 25-Year-Old Camden Trumpeter Who’s Taking the Jazz World by Storm

I’m going to use two phrases: “trumpet player” and “jazz club.” What immediately comes to mind? Chances are you’re imagining some old guy onstage playing […]

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We’ve Got to Stop Opening Italian Restaurants in Philly

In 2013, I worked at a restaurant in Philly called Fitler Dining Room, led by an ambitious chef named Rob Marzinsky. He did things like […]

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Salt Potatoes, Funnel Cake, and 6 Other Things to Eat in Philly This Month

1. Corned beef hash at Sulimay’s Restaurant We know, we know; you’ve already got a trusty breakfast order. But believe us when we tell you […]