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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  […]


A Whole-Animal Butcher Shop Is Coming to East Passyunk Avenue

It’s about to be a lot easier to score a grassfed steak or pasture-raised pork shoulder in East Passyunk. Primal Supply Meats — which opened in […]


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 […]


Will BYOB and Ultimo Are Pairing Cuisine and Coffee

One of the great joys of eating is finding something delicious to drink that enhances, rather than simply accompanies, your food. Diners are accustomed to […]


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 […]


These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in East Passyunk

Many would-be Center City residents who feel priced out of its precincts have headed south in search of more affordable housing. A lot of those […]


East Passyunk’s Manatawny Still Works Tasting Room Is Now Open

Last year, Pennsylvania distilleries were given a little gift by the PLCB called the Limited Distillery license. It allowed in-state distilleries to open satellite tasting rooms, […]


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 […]


All the Food and Drink Deals at the 12th Annual East Passyunk Car Show This Weekend

The 12th Annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival is back this Sunday, July 30th, with 140 classic, antique, muscle, and show cars, motorcycles, […]


Barcelona Finally Makes its Debut on East Passyunk Avenue

And that temptation starts tonight! First night of full service @barcelonawinebar #passyunk #philadelphia welcome to the neighborhood! A post shared by East Passyunk Avenue (@eastpassyunk) […]


South Philly Food Co-op Is One Step Closer to Opening

The South Philadelphia Food Co-op — a member-owned retail grocery store and community hub in East Passyunk — has been in the works since 2010. While there’s […]


East Passyunk Is Getting a Fried Chicken Spot

Is a fried chicken boom building in Philly? First, Love & Honey Fried Chicken opens to sellout crowds in Northern Liberties. Now, chef Adam Volk […]


Does a Chain Wine Bar Mean the End of Cool for East Passyunk Avenue?

Over the past decade, Connecticut-based Barteca Group expanded its Barcelona Wine Bar concept to 12 locations in five different states. It’s 13th location will open […]


Support Refugees and Immigrants at Saté Kampar’s Can’t-Miss Dinner Series

South Philadelphia, with its diverse immigrant and refugee populations and a tight-knit community of forward-thinking chefs and restaurateurs, has become ground zero for the dining […]