Best of Philly Snapshot: Nicholas Elmi, Best Celeb Chef

There was this moment, shortly after the finale of Top Chef: New Orleans had aired, shortly after Nick Elmi had been named the winner, when […]


Restaurant Review: Junto

“Do you know of any deserving young beginner lately set up,” members of Ben Franklin’s mutual aid society would ask one another, “whom it lies […]


Cafe Ynez Has Adam Erace Longing for More

Adam Erace notes that you can’t have a vibrant neighborhood in 2014 without a good Mexican spot. And with the addition of Cafe Ynez at 2025 […]


Where We’re Eating: Entrée

One recent evening, after picking up a four-pack of Allagash at Cambridge — the go-to place in this ’hood for quality takeout beer — I […]


The Great American Picnic Has Gotten Awfully Complicated

So between this weekend and last weekend, I had 50 people over for picnics in my backyard, gathered around the grill and waiting to be […]


Café Ynez Adds New Items For The Summer

Café Ynez is bringing the heat this summer with a few flavorful and authentic Mexico City additions to the menu. One of which includes a tostada with […]


Check Out Matyson’s Summer Seafood Tasting Menu

When we received Matyson’s summer seafood tasting menu for the week over the weekend we were really impressed. And now that we’ve seen the photos, well […]


Matyson and Others Offering Soft Shells #SoftShellsInPHL

Soft shell crabs landed on the lists of specials around Philadelphia in a big way over the weekend and will continue to do so in weeks […]


Philly Classics All Week at Matyson

Matyson’s always fun tasting menu is all about Philadelphia classics this week. There are dishes inspired from everything from water ice to roast pork, and of […]


Noord to Launch Brunch

Joncarl Lachman’s NOORD is turning one-year-old and is celebrating by adding brunch to the popular East Passyunk BYOB’s menu. The menu features a section of hashes […]

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Laurel Is Now Taking June Reservations

Starting today from now until 5pm we will be taking reservations for June at Laurel. Please call 215 271 8299 to reserve — Laurel Restaurant […]


Nick Elmi on CBS This Morning

Nick Elmi is having quite the 2014 so far. His win on Top Chef became public, his Laurel has been praised by the critics and […]


The PASS adds “Oysters and Charcuterie” Sunday Supper

Matthew Ridgway, owner of The PASS in Rosemont, NJ is hosting a new Sunday supper, simply named “Oysters and Charcuterie.” The meal is served from 3 […]


Townsend Wentz Opening a Fairmount BYOB

Townsend Wentz, who already is working on taking over the former Sophia’s one East Passyunk is also looking to open an Italian BYOB at 23rd […]


Chris Kearse Updates Will’s Menu for Winter

Will BYOB has updated its menu for late winter. Chris Kearse has hearty dishes that might make you grateful that it’s cold out. Dishes like […]