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8 Women-Owned Fast Casual Restaurants in Philly

This article is one part of our look at how women are reshaping Philly’s food scene. Read more here. El Merkury Sofia Deleon brought her […]

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Conshohocken’s New Poké Joint Is the Healthy Spot the Neighborhood Needs

Despite what some food and recipe bloggers think, poké isn’t deconstructed sushi. In fact, the Hawaiian dish — made of cubed, marinated raw fish, often […]

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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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I Tried Burger King’s “Philly Cheesesteak Burger” So You Don’t Have To

In the last week or so, much has been made of Burger King’s so-called “Philly Cheesesteak Burger,” thanks in part to one Center City Burger […]


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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The Checkup: 5 Fast-Food Breakfasts You Won’t Regret Eating

• Confession: In 2012, my New Year’s resolution was this: Stop eating McDonald’s breakfast sandwiches (REALLY!). Because I freakin’ love McDonald’s egg and cheese biscuit […]

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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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Delco Wendy’s Was Charging Customers Philly Soda Tax

I’ve been waiting for this to happen… A business located outside of Philadelphia limits was recently caught adding the city’s controversial tax on sugary beverages […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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The Checkup: How to Order a Subway Sandwich Like a Nutrition Pro  

• We all get stuck in airports and have to eat Subway sandwiches sometimes — and the next time that happens to you, my friend, this breakdown of exactly […]