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PHOTOS: Nate Berkus and Fiance Jeremiah Brent Look Fine in New Banana Republic Ads

Just when we need a little positive news after the dreadful stories coming out of Arizona and Uganda, leave it to über-gay retailer Banana Republic […]

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Adsum to Become Tapestry

Kar Vivekananthan is in demolition mode as he converts Adsum into a gastropub. Yesterday he revealed the name would be Tapestry. He’s also posted a […]

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Adsum Closed, Gastropub Coming

Adsum has closed and will be replaced by a gastropub. Adsum opened in July 2010 to much fanfare with Matt Levin in the kitchen of […]

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Around the Web: On and Near South Street

Veggicurious checks out the vegetarian options on the new happy hour menu at Adsum. [Veggicurious] Foodzings tries out the the Doner Kabob at Brauhaus Schmitz. […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Weiners, Unemployment, Makeovers and Beer Floats

We know. The picture (of the Farmers Market #2 dog at Hot Diggity) is distracting. And we would’ve totally understood if you spent the whole […]

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Adsum’s Wild Week(s)

Even at the very beginning of this story, something seemed…off. It started back in July with the announcement that Matt Levin, chef and owner (along […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Worst of Philly, Jose Garces, Milkshakes and Soylent Jell-O

So this was a big week. What with the Best of Philly hitting the stands (along with Worst of Philly), the competing reviews of Talula’s […]

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Adsum Shuffle: Meet the New Boss

That delicious looking plate there? That’s poutine, as envisioned by Matt Levin at Adsum–the Canadian drunk-ass comfort food of french fries, gravy and cheese curds […]

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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Fried Chicken, Fat Chefs, Cheesemongers and A World Record Attempt

Just because it was a short week, that didn’t mean it was a slow one. Between the new summer menu at Opa, the free drinks […]

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Tonight: Free Drinks If You Hustle

Adsum is celebrating its first birthday all month with a special deal. If you’re one of the first five outside tables seated, your first round […]

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The New Normal: Obama Administration To Reveal New Food Chart Tomorrow

Everyone with a mouth will recognize the above image. It is, of course, the official USDA “Improved American Food Guide Pyramid”–that charming graphic which, since […]

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Around the Web: Sweetgreen Endorsement, New Taco Trucks & Adsum Two Ways

Living on the Vedge enthusiastically endorses Sweetgreen, claiming the University City salad shop puts the “sass back in salad.” [Living on the Vedge] Drawing for […]

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Some Best New Restaurant Trash Talk

The Philadelphia magazine vote for Best New Restaurant goes through the weekend and we’re pleased to see the principals involved are getting into the action. […]

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Best New Restaurant Finals

The Finals of The Philadelphia magazine Best New Restaurant bracket has been reached. Six restaurants have been eliminated, only two remain.

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Offal Familiar

Whole pig from a dinner we attended at Amada Brian Freedman takes a look at the growth of adventurous eating in Philadelphia and how it’s […]