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Why Are Philly Cooks Serving Food From Unlicensed Kitchens?

I would tell you his name, but then I’d have to kill you. But only because otherwise I’d probably get killed, for screwing up a […]

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Why Philly Chefs Are Getting Fit

Early in his career, Brad Spence, now the executive chef of Amis, was on course to lose everything. He was an alcoholic, he was overweight, […]

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Philly’s Third Restaurant Renaissance Has Arrived

Food writers in Philadelphia go through what I like to call the “12 Steps of Stephen Starr.” Okay, there are more like four steps, but […]

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Philly’s New Food Establishment

Greg Vernick and Nick Elmi The Torchbearers Vernick and Elmi are the ones setting the bar now, and they’re bringing everyone else up with them. […]

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Sharpen Your Knives, Chefs: Chopped Is Casting in Philly

Cooking competition reality shows are a double-edged sword. They might not judge the skills a chef needs to actually be successful in the world — […]

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Cooks Who Care Wants to Change Philly’s Restaurant Culture for the Better

If you follow the restaurant industry — hell, if you follow current events — you know that a chef’s life can be a tough one. […]