East Passyunk

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River Twice, a Southern-Inflected BYO, Will Replace Izumi on East Passyunk

Earlier this week, we told you that neighborhood sushi spot Izumi would close after 10 years in business. Now, we’ve got details on the concept […]

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Popular East Passyunk Sushi Restaurant Izumi Closes After 10 Years

Corey Baver and Lynn Rinaldi, the trailblazing chefs who took a chance on East Passyunk Avenue before it became the restaurant row it is today, have […]

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Bistro 7 Chef Returns With “Old School” French in East Passyunk

A new restaurant at 9th and Morris marks the return of a longtime Philly chef. Michael O’Halloran will open Bistro La Bête, a French concept […]

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Will BYOB in East Passyunk Is Closing for Good

Chris Kearse, the chef and owner of Will BYOB, is opening a restaurant in Old City. Forsythia will take over the former Capofitto space at 233 […]

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Tinned Fish and Charcuterie Are on the Menu at Manatawny Still Works

Manatawny Still Works opened their East Passyunk tasting room over a year ago, pouring whiskey flights and mixing craft cocktails made with their line of spirits. […]

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Living in East Passyunk: A Neighborhood Guide

What may well be the most celebrated intersection in all Philadelphia lies in East Passyunk: “Cheesesteak Corner,” where South 9th Street and East Passyunk Avenue […]

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This New East Passyunk Yoga Studio Is Hosting a Broga Class for Men

Though they’ve yet to celebrate their grand opening, new East Passyunk studio, Yoga Hive, is already creating a buzz (get it?). First, they announced that […]

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An Easton-Based Craft Brewer Is Opening a Taproom in South Philly

An Easton-based craft brewer with a cult following is coming to East Passyunk. The name of that brewery? First, we need a little backstory. With […]

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The Zen of Fried Chicken: Redcrest Reviewed

I don’t know what it is about fried chicken that makes it so special, but I know that it is. Maybe it’s because it carries […]

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These Are the 10 Most Expensive Homes in East Passyunk

These days, it’s often hard to tell which hot Philly neighborhood you’re looking at when you peruse the for-sale listings, because they all seem to […]

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Mike’s BBQ Gives Us Hope for Philly’s Barbecue Scene

Michael Strauss, the guy behind the deep South Philly gastropub Taproom on 19th, has turned what was once a side-hobby — smoking brisket, ribs, and pork butt  […]

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Who’s Got the Best Christmas Decorations on East Passyunk?

It’s the time of year when even black-hearted grinches like me feel a warm glow when strolling past a particularly well-decorated house or an illuminated Jolly Trolley goes […]

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East Passyunk Is Getting an Old-School South Philly Sandwich Shop

Yet another restaurant is coming to East Passyunk. But rather than a swanky BYO or a trendy hotspot, it’s an old-school sandwich place. Junior’s Beef […]

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For One Night, East Passyunk Chefs Take Over Bok Bar

East Passyunk’s community of restaurants is tight knit. And on Monday, September 18th, 20 chefs from spots on the strip are coming together for Up […]

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Chef Joe Cicala Speaks Out on His Termination From Le Virtù and Brigantessa

The breakup between Le Virtù and Brigantessa owners Francis Cratil Cretarola and Cathy Lee and chef Joe Cicala culminated in quite the social media frenzy […]