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C19 Shuts Down

A few weeks back, we heard a rumor that C19 in Rittenhouse Square was shutting down. So we did what we always do–made a couple […]

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Last Reservations for Rittenhouse Tavern

The writing has been the wall at Rittenhouse Tavern for quite some time. When Nick Elmi announced he was leaving the attractive restaurant tucked into […]

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Labor Day Marks Restaurant Closings and For Sale Listings

It used to be that the first of the year was the death knell for restaurants. Establishments that couldn’t bare the expense of making it […]

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Sophia’s Appears Done

There was a great deal of anticipation when it was announced that chef Christopher Lee was returning to Philadelphia with Sophia’s on Passyunk Avenue. But […]

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Port Richmond Pour House Is Calling It Quits

John Boswell opened the Port Richmond Pour House with the idea of just opening a bar. Not a gastropub, not a Disneyfied dive bar but […]

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That Didn’t Last Long: Paesano’s Out at Woody’s

Well that didn’t last long. The Paesano’s within Woody’s has closed. Announced through its Facebook page, no details were given as to why the less […]

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Closings: Artisserie Cafe and Mission Grill

The former Naked Chocolate Cafe, Artisserie Cafe has closed its last Philadelphia location at 3421 Walnut Street. According to a post to their Facebook page, […]

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Sisters Nightclub Closes After 17 Years

Philadelphia’s only lesbian club, Sisters has closed after seventeen years. G Philly has more on the closure from longtime manager, Denise Cohen. Sisters Nightclub Closes […]

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Pumpkin Market Closes

Pumpkin Market’s parklet from Spring 2013 Ian Moroney and Hillary Bor are South Street West pioneers. The couple opened Pumpkin Restaurant in 2004, next came Pumpkin Cafe and then Pumpkin […]

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Last Week at Chick’s Social

After six years Chick’s Social is closing. But the bar at 7th and Kater isn’t going out quietly. Tuesday and Wednesday will feature the $18 […]

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Jose Garces Is Closing Chifa; Opening a Cuban Diner

This Saturday, July 13th Jose Garces will close his Chifa at 707 Chestnut Street after a four year run. Garces will replace the Peruvian-Cantonese concept […]

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Le Bec Fin’s Chandeliers Removed

It truly is the end. A tipster forwarded us this photo of Le Bec Fin’s signature chandeliers being removed from the Center City restaurant.

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Italiano’s Water Ice Is Closed

Italiano’s Water Ice has been a South Philadelphia institution for 37 years but this year the house-front water ice business hasn’t opened. Owner Nancy Italiano […]

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Fried Chicken Replacing Hoagies in West Philadelphia

The void left by Lee’s Hoagie House, which closed June 12th, is being filled … by fried chicken. The fried chicken restaurant Wishbone will open […]

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Gastronaut: Le Bec Fin Is Dead (Again)

The death, rebirth, and strange, sad second passing of Philadelphia’s most famous restaurant We got word early on a Saturday night that something bad was […]