The Aramingo Diner Is Closing [UPDATED]

UPDATE 3/31: The Aramingo Diner has closed. ORIGINAL: From the Department of Say It Ain’t So comes news that the Aramingo Diner is closing. One […]


A Message from Hawthornes

On Friday, February 21st the building Hawthornes Beer Cafe resides in was heavily damaged by an electrical fire. The fire started in one of the […]


Lucky Old Souls Burger Truck Calls it Quits

Matthew Feldman launched his Lucky Old Souls Burger Truck in late 2011. His burgers and shakes were well received and he was a popular truck […]


Tales From The Cupcake Wars: Crumbs Bake Shop Goes Dark In Rittenhouse

Remember what a big deal it was when Crumbs Bake Shop came to town? We reported on the announcement, tracked the location in Rittenhouse Square […]


Northeast Philadelphia’s Hesh’s Bakery Has Closed

Hesh’s Eclair Bake Shoppe has closed in Northeast Philadelphia. The Jewish bakery had been in business for 54-years. The details are scant but a message […]


End of the Year Means the End for These Bars

December 31st isn’t just New Year’s Eve for these bars. It also means the end of of times for The Blockley, Alfa/The Ten Six Club and Lucy’s […]


Blockley Loses Liquor License, Will Close

On Thursday night, we learned that West Philadelphia bar/music venue The Blockley is closing at the end of December. Formerly the home of the Chestnut […]


The Blockley Is Closing [UPDATED]

Since its debut in 2009, West Philadelphia music venue The Blockley has hosted the likes of Talib Kweli, Ghostface Killah, Marco Benevento and the Mickey […]


Sugar Mom’s Has Closed

“You have reached the number of a business that has closed.” That’s what you’ll hear if you call the phone number for Sugar Mom’s, the […]


Hybird: It’s a Rap

Hybird, the fried chicken collaboration between Stephen Starr and Questlove located at the Chelsea Market in New York has closed. The fried chicken stand received plenty of buzz […]


Closings on South Street West

There are plenty of reasons to be bullish on South Street west of Broad but a couple established businesses are on the way out. The […]


Red Mango Closes at 15th and Locust

Red Mango, the international frozen yogurt chain that came to Philadelphia well after the froyo trend had seemingly slowed has closed its location at 15th […]


Chestnut7 Closes in Chestnut Hill

Chestnut7 in Chestnut Hill has closed after a little over two years in business. Chestnut7 is part of the Public House Investments group that includes […]


Last Call for the Broad Street Pop-Up Garden

It sucks that the last day of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Pop Up Garden is this rainy Friday. But tonight at 5:30 p.m. will indeed be […]

Taste Illustrated: What We've Gained, What We've Lost

Taste Illustrated: What We’ve Gained, What We’ve Lost

This past summer was a particularly tumultuous one for the Philadelphia restaurant scene, with more than 50 notable restaurants opening or closing within a four-month […]