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Philly Pretzel Factory, Taste of Philly Join Pretzel Forces

Philly.com reports: Philly Pretzel Factory says it has acquired three Taste of Philly pretzel stores in Philadelphia’s northern suburbs, and that Taste founder Vince Marinelli […]

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One Family’s Obsessive Hunt for Lay’s Limited-Edition, Special Flavor Potato Chips

I don’t know how the idea started, really. I mean, we’re not even potato chip people. But once I had the thought to buy Lay’s […]

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PA Senate Declares “Peeps Are the Best”

  In case tax season has left you grumpy about the productivity of your tax dollars, buck up! Last Tuesday, at the Pennsylvania State Senate, […]

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Federal Donuts, New Beers, Coming to Citizens Bank Park

Foobooz moseyed on down to Citizens Bank Ballpark to snap some glamor shots of the new concession options available to you all in this upcoming […]

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The Two Philly Restaurants on Yelp’s Most Popular List

Yelp has put together a list of its 100 top-rated restaurants, categorized by “more expensive” or “less expensive,” for the U.S. and the whole wide […]

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The Top 10 Frankenfoods of the Future!

  I have a friend who used to play this amazing prank: When we were in college, he would surreptitiously slip dining hall silverware into […]

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Guy Fieri’s Philly Adventure: Coming to Your Television in April

Guy Fieri’s Times Square joint is so bad it received the first-ever viral restaurant review. The negative publicity wasn’t enough to stop a bunch of […]

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It’s Official, “Always Sunny” Folks Opening a New Bar in Rittenhouse

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia husband-and-wife team Rob McElhenney and Kaitlin Olson, along with a gaggle of fellow alumni of St. Joe’s Prep, are teaming […]

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Council Nears Vote On Sick Pay For Restaurant Workers

NBC 10 reports: “Members of the Philadelphia City Council are set to vote this week on a divisive bill that would require paid sick days […]

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Judge Blocks New York City’s Soda Ban

The day before it was set to go into effect, New York State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingle (!) has blocked Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial […]

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Breaking: Stateside Names New Chef

The Philadelphia parlor game “Who’s unlucky enough to have to replace George Sabatino at Stateside” has reached its conclusion. The acclaimed East Passyunk restaurant has […]

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Chickie’s and Pete’s Following Andy Reid to Kansas City

Chiefs coach Andy Reid misses Philly cuisine so much, he’s apparently requested Chickie’s and Pete’s install a branch right in his new backyard, in Kansas […]

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Testy Council Debates Mandatory Sick Leave Bill

NewsWorks reports on today’s day-long debate about a proposed bill to force employers to offer paid days off for employees. The radio station reports that […]

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Why the U.S. Government Can’t Do Any More to Make America Skinny

For a country where the closest thing to a national dish is often served at a drive-through window, Americans sure are obsessed with what they […]

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Philly Ranked 4th-Best Pizza Town in America, Though Ranking System is Hopelessly Flawed

Travel + Leisure has ranked Philly the 4th-best pizza town in America! Pizza Brain and Nomad were cited as evidence. That’s all well and good, […]