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Pizza Cult Coming to Philly

The popular and well liked (4.5 stars on Yelp) Washington D.C. pizza chain, &pizza lands in Philadelphia. The first area location and 17th for the chain is opening Thursday, […]


Here’s What You’ll Be Eating Tonight At Harp & Crown

Michael Schulson’s new, huge, beautiful and vaguely nautical Center City restaurant, Harp & Crown, is opening tonight. We already got a look inside last week […]


First Look: Inside Harp & Crown

Harp & Crown is close. It is, by any reasonable measure, already finished. There are some plants that need to arrive. A few walls that […]


Your Squagel Is Threatened: Cosi Declares Bankruptcy

The Cosi restaurant chain has filed for bankruptcy and according to USA Today, 29 of the 74 company owned stores have closed. In Philadelphia that […]


Volver Releases Fall Menus

Back for a third season, the dining room at Volver is serving new eight and 12-course tasting menus. The prices remain the same as last […]

Wawa - rendering 1900 Market store

The Changing Food Face of Market Street

The glass facades of west Market Street’s office buildings are changing. Once just the home of bank chains and lobbies, many of the skyscrapers are adding […]

Philadelphia Parking Authority kiosk in Center City on 9th Street
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The PPA Is Ending Free Parking on Wednesdays, First Fridays

The era of free parking in Center City is coming to an end. Currently, street parking in Center City is free after 5 p.m. on […]


Late Night Pastrami Sandwich Pop-Up Comes to Sansom Street

On the next four Saturday nights, Dizengoff is going to open back up at 10 p.m. to sell Montreal-style pastrami sandwiches. The promotion, called When […]


The Three-Umbrella Problem: Bop Reviewed

I ate the mandoo at Bop and they were fine. Tasted like a thousand other dumplings at a hundred other American-Asian restaurants in a dozen […]


Volver Announces Fall Programming

With September’s swift approach, Jose Garces’ Volver is getting back into the swing of things. Most notably is the addition of a full dinner menu […]

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Center City Sips: The Summer of Sips

It’s the once-a-week frat party you’ve yearned for since college. Or maybe it’s a bunch of crazy kids terrorizing our taxpayer-funded sidewalks. It’s a boon […]

Marathon Grill.
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Center City Sips: Photo Essay

The idea for Center City District Sips was conjured up in 2004, with the goal of adding a little foot traffic to a downtown that was dead […]


Aqimero Launches A New Bottomless Brunch Program

Aqimero – Richard Sandoval’s new Latin fusion seafood restaurant in the old home of of 10 Arts – just launched a brand new brunch program last […]

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Arts List: 7 Things to Do This Week

Garden Sips @ Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens | Wednesday, August 10 If you’re going to subject yourself to the Sips Wednesday happy hour, at least do […]


Sneak Preview: Mission Taqueria

Forget everything you know about the space that used to be Nodding Head Brewery. The dark wood, the carpets, and the deep red upholstery, it’s […]