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Buckminster’s Names a Chef

Restaurateur Michael Pasquarello (Cafe Lift, Prohibition Taproom, Bufad, Kensington Quarters) is expanding his empire with Buckminster’s at 21st and Federal Streets, and he’s got a chef. […]


Crafty In Kensington

The Memphis Taproom goes under the LaBan microscope this week and passes with flying colors. But the Memphis’ menu of updated bar food is impressively […]

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It’s the Third Quarter in America

On Sunday night, I obtained a leaked diplomatic cable during the Super Bowl blackout from none other than Clint Eastwood. Below, as a public service, […]

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Kensington’s Saint Benjamin Brewing Company Will Close

Craft brewery and taproom Saint Benjamin Brewing Company will close next month. Founder and owner Tim Patton is in the process of selling the building at […]


Cake Life Bake Shop Aiming for a Fall Opening

While it didn’t quite make our big list of upcoming summer openings because owners Nima Etemadi and Lily Fischer don’t plan on opening until late […]


Coming Soon: Groundbreaking for South Kensington’s Oxford Mills

It’s going to be an educational paradise, with a headquarters for Teach for America, discounted apartments for teachers, a cafe where intellectual ideas are discussed, […]


Update on Fishtown Openings

The Star has a substantial update on Spring and Summer openings coming to Fishtown.

Franklin’s Table

It’s not your typical college food hall. Instead of an omelet station and cereal dispensers, it’s a fast-casualized highlight reel of some of the best […]


Good Mexican In Kensington

Craig LaBan visits Que Chula es Puebla, a fine taqueria far from the South Philly “Taco Belt” but still worthy of two bells. LaBan no […]


Houses, Condos, Shops Coming to South Kensington Lot

That large vacant lot that at Fifth Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in South Kensington, most recently home to a circus school, is about to […]