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Philadelphia James Beard award winners Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon (with unnamed guest) of Kalaya, Hanna and Chad Williams of Friday Saturday Sunday, and Ellen Yin of Fork
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Philadelphia Crushes the James Beard Awards

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters (or […]


Philly Restaurant Legend Ellen Yin Talks Pineapple Pizza and 25 Years of Fork

My full name is … just Ellen Yin, but my Chinese name, if you spell it out in Roman characters, is Teh-Tsi. I was born […]

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High Street on Market is Closing … Kinda

After more than seven years in its current location at 308 Market Street, Ellen Yin’s all-day cafe and bakery will close in mid-September. According to […]


Would You Pay This Much for Dinner If It Meant Your Server Got Health Insurance?

So much of what plagues the restaurant industry — the non-livable wages, the shady business practices, the exploitation of workers — is built right into […]

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Philly Chefs Dish on the Future of Our Food Scene

Rents are rising. Instagram is king. Restaurants are opening at a fast clip. Is this the beginning of the end? Are we just getting started? […]


This Is How Philly Dined in 1997

Pretty much everything you know about American dining has happened in the last 20 years. Unless you lived in California in the late 80’s — […]

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Taking a Spin With Ellen Yin

It might just be that I’m really slow, but Ellen Yin is fast. We’re taking a brisk bike ride through Old City, her idea and […]


James Beard Finally Acknowledges Philly’s Little Guys (and Gals) for its 2017 Semifinalists List

This story has been updated. The almighty James Beard Awards Committee rarely ever left its comfort-zone when it came down to Philadelphia restaurants. Year after year, it […]


Philly Shut Out at the James Beard Awards

The James Beard Awards were held in Chicago last night and Philadelphia will have to stick with boasting about Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook’s double […]


James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced

Today at noon, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2015 Restaurant and Chef Awards. Abe Fisher and Townsend were Best New Restaurant nominees. Michael […]


The Return Of Cheezbooz: Cheesy Events at Fork and Di Bruno Bros.

If you subscribe to the “there is no such thing as too much cheese,” philosophy of life like we do here at Cheezbooz, then mark […]


New Menu (And Hours) For A.Bar

At noon on July 17, Ellen Yin and chef Eli Kulp (the dynamic duo who took over both a.bar and a.kitchen a couple months back) […]

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Living in Left Field: High Street on Market Reviewed

Trey Popp thoroughly enjoys High Street on Market, Eli Kulp’s follow-up to Fork. Kulp likes to say that if Fork is “one step left of […]


First Look: Inside High Street On Market

Today is the official opening day of High Street on Market, the new concept in the former Fork, Etc. space by the team behind Fork: […]


High Street on Market Replacing Fork Etc.

Get ready to say goodbye to the big communal table at Fork Etc.. Ellen Yin is converting the casual next door neighbor of Fork into High […]