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The Totally Unofficial, Official Guide to Philly’s Complimentary Bread Baskets

Restaurants that give free bread with dinner are a dying breed. Great bread takes time, expertise, and a ton of work, so it’s not surprising […]


So You (Like Everyone Else on the Internet) Want to Make a Sourdough Starter. Here’s What You Need to Know

We don’t often write about home cooking, but with restaurants reduced to takeout-only options, we want to continue to commune with our readers over food, […]


Torrone Is the Best Part of the Holidays in Philly

If you’ve never had torrone before, the holiday season is a good time to try it. Mostly because it’s everywhere. The egg white-based nougat holiday candy […]

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3 Bread Recipes Packed With Fruits and Vegetables to Bake This Fall

It doesn’t feel like autumn in Philadelphia right now, to say the least. But when you’re sweating in 90-degree heat today, think about your plans […]

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Jose Garces Is Making a Comeback With Stella. Here’s What He Has to Say About It.

We opened Stella because … I’ve had a farm in Ottsville, about 25 minutes from New Hope, since 2010. I grew organic vegetables and really embraced […]

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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 […]


Wawa’s Corporate Chef on the New Food She Can’t Wait to Share With Customers

Before I started at Wawa, I was … a culinary-school teacher, and then corporate chef at Buffalo Wild Wings in Minneapolis. I’ve been at Wawa […]

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Where to Get Easter Bread in Philadelphia

Easter bread, also known as pane di pasqua, is made with a sweet dough enriched with eggs that’s twisted into long braids or rounds — and […]

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Eat This Now: Finnish Cardamom Buns at Rowhouse Grocery

South Philly has one of the widest varieties of global cuisines of any neighborhood in the city. Within just a few square miles, you can […]

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New York City’s “Best Cookie” Comes From Philly

Non-Philadelphians tend to talk about Philly in terms of its relation to New York. They say that that it’s the “sixth borough” and write articles about […]

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7 Places to Get Great Panettone in Philadelphia

For many Philadelphians, it’s just not Christmas without a tender, featherlight loaf of panettone — but this iconic Italian holiday bread is notoriously challenging to master […]

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Winter Fare’s Holiday Market Is Popping Up in Kensington

When the weather turns cold, most of Philly’s many outdoor farmers markets pack it in for the season. Thankfully, there’s indoor pop-up market Winter Fare […]


The Bourse Food Hall Is Starting to Open

Just as the news about tenants slated for the newly renovated Bourse Food Hall trickled out over months, the stalls are finally starting to softly open, […]


Federal Donuts Not Happy With Joe’s Federal Donuts Cheesesteak

On Thursday, we told you about a yearlong series of novel monthly specials at Joe’s Steaks to celebrate the original shop’s 70th anniversary, the idea […]


Lost Bread Co.’s Retail Bakery and Cafe Is About to Open

Since Lost Bread Co. set up shop in a warehouse space in Kensington (1313 North Howard Street), baker Alex Bois has been hinting at a cafe-like retail setup […]