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Hop Sing Laundromat’s Lê on His Ban List, Jack Nicholson, and the Key to His Success

Ten years ago this May, the mononymous man of mystery debuted Hop Sing Laundromat, the most talked-about cocktail spot in the city. Here, he pours […]

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My Friends Refuse to Eat in Chinatown Due to Coronavirus — and They’re Not the Only Ones

I was supposed to go to dinner in Philly’s Chinatown with a group of 10 tonight. But now that’s not happening. Why? You can blame […]

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Where to Eat in Chinatown

There are so many good restaurants in Chinatown, it’s easy to feel like a tiny child in a giant candy shop trying to choose just […]

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Eat Here Now: Hakka Beef House

We here at Foobooz are always interested in what Philly’s best chefs are eating. So when Ange Branca, chef-owner at South Philly’s Saté Kampar, posted about Hakka […]

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11 Cold Treats in Philly That Are Better Than Water Ice

It’s summer and it is hot. The easiest thing for any of us ink-stained food monkeys to do in such a situation is to throw […]

Property

Living in Chinatown: A Neighborhood Guide

We know exactly when Philadelphia’s Chinatown was born. The year was 1871, when an immigrant named Lee Fong opened a laundry at 913 Race St. […]

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Where to Eat This Weekend: Let’s All Go to Chinatown

It feels like that kind of weekend, doesn’t it? All of us at Foobooz World HQ think so. There’s just something in the air (or […]

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A Room With A View: Dae Bak Reviewed

On a steamy Wednesday afternoon, I eat steamed mandoo dumplings with metal chopsticks and pork soondubu with a raw egg bobbing in the center, poaching […]

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12 Restaurants You’ll Actually Enjoy Dining at With Your Kids

Going out to eat with the entire family can be tough. High chairs, crayons, mac-and-cheese–these seem to be the hallmarks of what most people look […]

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Dae Bak Is the Korean Restaurant Chinatown Needs Right Now

Chinatown Square opened on Race Street with an ambitious collection of food vendors, some of which gave city diners easier access to things like Cambodian grilled meats […]

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Developers Duel for Right to Build on Chinatown Block

Two of Philly’s local development heavyweights, Pennrose Properties and Parkway Corporation, are duking it out for the right to develop a parcel of land the […]

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I Ate My Way Through Chinatown Square. Here’s Everything You Should Know.

Chinatown is perfect the way it is, a shining example of a neighborhood fully bloomed, firing on all cylinders, brimming with energy and excitment. And […]

Things to Do

5 Chinese New Year Celebrations in Philly

Lunar New Year Celebration @ International House Philadelphia | Friday, January 27 The open-to-the-public celebration at I-House starts off with samples of Chinese cuisine in the […]

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Drink This Now: The Yin & Yang from Hop Sing Laundromat

Last week I visited Hop Sing Laundromat for happy hour where North Korea’s biggest fanboy, Lê poured me a cocktail he had been working on. […]

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Chinatown Hosts Its Own Night Market

On Thursday October 13th, over 60 local Chinatown restaurants, businesses and food trucks will participate in Yè Shì Night Market. The Ye Shi night market […]