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After Fire, Melrose Diner Looks Like It’s Going to Be OK

Take a deep breath, Philadelphia. You might not be able to chow down at Melrose Diner — the beloved, 24-hour South Philly staple — for a […]

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It’s Official: Little Pete’s Is Closing on Memorial Day

The impending closure of Little Pete’s just got a lot more real: the popular diner at 17th and Chancellor streets will shut its doors forever this Memorial Day. 


The Old Midtown II Diner Site Sells For $3.8 Million

  No too long ago, Jared Brey wrote an appreciation of the Midtown III diner that also served as a eulogy for the Midtown II, […]

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Midtown II Diner Site to Become High-End Restaurant

Rittenhouse Realty Advisors this week announced the $3.85 million sale of the recently shuttered Midtown II restaurant location in Center City. The Midtown Village/Washington Square West […]

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Little Pete’s to Close by End of August

Little Pete’s has a closing date. The diner, one of only a handful of diners left in Center City, has been told it needs to […]


Diner Chain Comes to Pennsylvania

Someone’s bullish on diners. Despite the closing of Center City’s Midtown II and the near constant threat that Little Pete’s will be torn down or […]


Now Open: Fourth & Cross

Fourth & Cross opened today at 1527 S 4th Street. The diner from Andrew Michaels serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Andrew Michaels has over 20-years of experience in […]


Classic Diner Opening Location in West Chester

Yesterday the Classic Diner tweeted out the following tease: So it's official!!!! Very exciting news… We are opening our 2nd location in the West Chester […]


Beast & Ale Opens Tonight in Manayunk

Chef Timothy Spinner and Brian Sirhal who own the Feliz Restaurants (Cantina Feliz, La Calaca Feliz and Taqueria Feliz) are opening their first non-Mexican concept. Beast […]


Fire Hits South Jersey’s Crystal Lake Diner

So sad about Crystal Lake Diner – half the building is gone. Hope they rebuild pic.twitter.com/ZFavzJRfvU — Lauren Burgoon (@MamaKnow) June 2, 2014 Last night […]


The Aramingo Diner Has Closed

Less than two weeks after we confirmed that Port Richmond’s Aramingo Diner was closing, the restaurant has officially locked the doors for good.


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 […]


Go Easy on Your Wallet at West Passyunk’s Grubhouse

West Passyunk’s Grubhouse won a Best of Philly award for best hangover cure. But the South Philly luncheonette isn’t just about curing your headache with […]


More Details on Rosa Blanca

Construction is underway at 707 Chestnut Street as Jose Garces continues work converting Chifa into Rosa Blanca, a Cuban diner. The diner will be similar to […]


Best of Philly: Forty Years Later, Are These Philly Favorites Still the Best?

From Pat’s to Ponzios, Victor Fiorillo revisits some of the most notable Best of Philly winners from 1974. Bassetts Ice Cream Famous 4th Street Deli […]