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7 Fast Casual Middle Eastern Dishes to Eat in Philly Right Now

Nowhere has the Middle Eastern culinary revolution been more visible than in the quick-serve world. (Bonus: It’s fresh and pretty healthy.) Here, what to order […]

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The Grain Bowls at This New Vegan Chain Should Not Be This Delicious

True confessions, or rather, just a fact: I am not a vegan. I very much respect folks who are and completely understand the health, environmental, […]

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Cava Sets Its Opening Date in Rittenhouse, Plans to Cure Your Chipotle Blues

D.C.-based Mediterranean fast-casual chain (that D.C. people love to rave about), Cava, is getting in on Philly’s fast casual action with two locations in the Philadelphia region set to open this […]

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A California-Based Poke Chain Is Coming to Chestnut Street

The poke trend continues to spread in Philly. Pokéworks will bring the Hawaiian cuisine to 1037 Chestnut Street. While the California-based quick-serve’s menu includes build-your-own bowls and […]

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Yay! This Health-Focused Fast-Casual Eatery Is Opening a 2nd Location

Real Food Eatery, the health-focused, build-your-own-bowl spot that was our pick for 2017’s Best Quick Serve in Philly, is expanding. Read more »

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Best of Philly: In Search of Philly’s Best Quick-Serve Pizza

Best of Philly 2017 is now online as well as at newsstands. Check out the best in pizza as well as the rest of the Best in food, […]

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Baology, Center City’s New Taiwanese Street Food Spot, Is Open for Business

We love Philadelphia’s current fast-casual wave: chefs from the city’s top restaurants are opening concepts based on crowd-pleasing foods like pizza, hummus, and falafel, filtering […]

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On Island Time: Poi Dog Reviewed

Until recently, Philly had only one real option when it came to Hawaiian food: the Poi Dog truck run by partners Kiki Aranita and Chris […]

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Free Lunch Alert: Verts Mediterranean Grill Is Opening Today

Philly’s fast casual scene is already crowded–particularly in and around Center City. But that isn’t stopping new operators from setting up shop and trying to […]

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2016’s Fast Casual Revolution

Yes, we had some great restaurants open in the past year. 2016 saw two new entries into the top 10 of our 50 Best Restaurants […]

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ThinkFest: Fried Chicken And Kale Smoothies

Today at Thinkfest, we put Nicole Marquis (HipCityVeg), Justin Rosenberg (Honeygrow) and Steve Cook (Federal Donuts, Dizengoff)–three of the most successful fast-casual operators in the […]

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Center City’s Naf Naf Grill Is Open

Naf Naf Grill, the Chicago-based Middle Eastern fast-casual concept has opened at 1919 Market Street today. In celebration of the opening, Naf Naf is giving […]

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Local Restaurant Favorites Coming to New Whole Foods

When the new Whole Foods Market opens at 2101 Pennsylvania Avenue on October 14th, it will be bringing a lot more than just a super […]

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Honeygrow Opens at Temple

Honeygrow, the fast-casual noodle concept from Temple Fox School of Business alum Justin Rosenberg is opening on Temple University’s campus (1601 North Broad Street) on Monday, […]

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First Look: Ai Ramen

When’s the last time you were in a food court? Riding the escalator up through the Shops at Liberty Place felt, for me at least, […]