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The Philly Diner Is Being Replaced by an Office Building for Penn

Penn students and night owls citywide alike morned the loss of the iconic Philly Diner at 39th and Walnut when it closed in October 2011. […]

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Pennsylvania Chickens Are Now Being Fed By Gourmet NYC Restaurants

Life isn’t fair. You’re getting ready to microwave a meatless Amy’s burrito you bought from Whole Foods, and a bunch of friggin chickens from Lancaster […]

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Fourth Annual Feastival

Rain nor wind nor high humidity could keep 1,500 people from attending the fourth-annual Audi Feastival last night. This year’s event was held on the […]

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Ocean Prime Preview Dinner

Over the weekend, the much anticipated Ocean Prime restaurant at 15th and Sansom streets held preview dinners for tastemakers in the Philadelphia area. Nearly 500 […]

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Study Confirms NFL Fans Eat the Pain Away After Losses

A recent study from the INSTEAD business school confirms it: NFL fans eat worse the day following a loss than a win, meaning that we […]

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Chickie’s and Pete’s Wins Crab Fries Lawsuit

Courthouse News Service reports that Chickie’s and Pete’s parent company, CPC Properties, has prevailed in its lawsuit against Dominic Inc. for showing an image of […]

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Lower Merion’s Hymie’s Deli Closed After Pickup Truck Slams Into Storefront

Montgomery County’s sandwich wars are taking a brief intermission today, with the beloved Hymie’s Deli out of commission after a serious accident. At around 5:50 […]

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Chip Kelly Has His Own Hamburger Now

The Philadelphia Business Journal reports on the new “Chip Kelly Burger” at Iron Hill Brewery. It includes Oregon bleu cheese, red-onion confit, crushed potato chips, and […]

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Today in Weirdness: Drexel Urges You Not to Wash Your Chicken

Yesterday, Drexel University rolled out a public service campaign to eradicate chicken-washing, using “video mini-dramas” and “photonovellas” to make the case. Here are the four vignettes, […]

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Cronuts Now Selling for $10 on the Main Line

Update: See the latest news: Outraged at the mark-up, Swiss Haus is going to stop selling their Swiss “Cro-Cremes” to the Royal Cafe. It was […]

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Le Bec Fin to Re-Open as Avance

Foobooz has the news: The former Le Bec Fin at 1523 Walnut Street will reopen later this year under the name Avance. Two-star Michelin chef Justin Boglehad already […]

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Hilarious List Ranks Philly Ninth-Best City for Pizza

Trip Advisor has unveiled its list of “America’s Top Pizza Cities,” and Philly ranks … ninth? San Diego and Las Vegas rank No. 1 and […]

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Your Cool Friends Are Going to Saturday’s “Eat In” at Joe’s Steaks

The good folks at Scrapple News were kind enough to mention this Saturday’s “Eat In” at Joe’s Steaks, about 3:30 into this video: Just a […]

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Eat at Joe’s: How to Show Your Support For a Less Racist Cheesesteak

When you think about it, Joe Groh’s sin—if he can be accused of such—is that he decided to be a smart businessman. Racial slurs, after […]

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Eagles Fans Will Be Able To Eat Top-Notch Food While Working Themselves Into Despair This Season

Let’s face it: A season that starts with Mike Vick as a legitimate contender for the team’s starting quarterback spot doesn’t actually bode all that […]