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City Life

After a Decade of Cringe, Why Are We Still Doing Dîner en Blanc?

Yes, I know you’ve probably heard a thousand times why Dîner en Blanc in Philadelphia is one of the stupidest events of all time. Not […]


Izakaya by Yanaga Is the Rare New Restaurant That Feels Like an Old Favorite

Is it strange to say that the most notable thought I had when walking away from dinner at Kevin Yanaga’s brand-new Izakaya in Fishtown was […]


Tabachoy Filipino Food Truck Is Going Brick and Mortar in East Passyunk

Howdy, buckaroos! Welcome back to another thrilling round-up of everything that’s happening in Philly’s restaurant scene. We’ve got some huge news out of Fishtown last […]


Our Favorite Takeout Windows for Sandwiches, Pierogies, Ice Cream and More

Restaurants in Philly have spent the last year perfecting the art of takeout. As a result, there are now more takeout windows in Philly than […]

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City Life

How Philadelphia Became Pretzel Town, USA

We Philadelphians love us some pretzels. How much? We eat 12 times as many as anybody else in America, and we make 80 percent of […]


Say Hello to Unleashed, Craft Hall’s New Dog Park Beer Garden

Happy Monday everyone, and welcome back to the Weekly Round-Up. Every once in a while, the News Gods see fit to show us their sense […]

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5 COVID-Era Philly Food Innovations We Hope Stick Around Forever

It’s true that the biggest restaurant trend of 2020 was Existential Dread. But even the most horrible predicaments — like what COVID did to the […]

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The Philadelphian’s Guide to Hosting a (Small!) Dinner Party

(Note: While gatherings of 25 people or less are currently acceptable, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley has cautioned that there’s still a risk with gatherings […]

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Chef Omar Tate’s Plans for Philly Go Well Beyond Food

He caught the attention of the restaurant scene with a roving pop-up called Honeysuckle that explores and celebrates the Black American food experience. Now he’s […]

Be Well Philly

Meet the Startup Founders Fighting Food Waste, One Avocado at a Time

Sheetal Bahirat just wanted to make some guacamole — a lot of guacamole. “I had peeled and pitted an entire case of avocados,” she explains, […]


Food & Wine Names Kalaya One of America’s Best New Restaurants

We’ve been singing Kalaya’s praises for a while, even before it was nominated for a James Beard award for Best New Restaurant. Now, Food & […]

Be Well Philly

You Can Now Order Pre-Made Healthy Salads on GoPuff

At the start of the coronavirus lockdown, goPuff quickly transformed its reputation as a snacks and party supplies delivery service to an “essentials” service, transporting […]


Philly Chefs Host Food Drive to Feed Underserved Communities

As the City of Philadelphia aims all of its resources at squashing protests against police brutality and the murder of George Floyd, many Philadelphians are […]


Philadelphia Black-Owned Restaurants You Can Order From Right Now

Publicly showing your support for Black Lives Matter is an important first step in supporting black lives. The black squares many people posted onto Instagram […]


Camille Cogswell Named One of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs

For the first time in far too long, a Philly chef has been named to Food & Wine magazine’s list of Best New Chefs. Camille […]