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French Restaurants in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

It used to be that nearly every fancy restaurant in the U.S. was French, but these days, we’re just as likely to splash out on […]

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Bistro 7 Chef Returns With “Old School” French in East Passyunk

A new restaurant at 9th and Morris marks the return of a longtime Philly chef. Michael O’Halloran will open Bistro La Bête, a French concept […]


a.kitchen Debuts Eli Collins’s Super Seasonal, Super French-y New Menu

We announced last month that Eli Collins — formerly of Pub & Kitchen — would be making a move over to a.kitchen, the Best of […]

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LGBTQ&A: Diner en Blanc’s Fernando Valle

Fernando Valle is a long-time supporter of Philadelphia’s Diner en Blanc, the popular annual all-white popup dinner party. We chatted with him about the LGBTQ […]


First Look: Jansen

There’s nothing new about scallops, lemons, capers, and parsley. It’s a plate full of beige, ecru, and green as tame as Pottery Barn. Fortunately, David […]


Center City’s La Creperie Closes After 18 Years

La Creperie Cafe at 1722 Sansom Street has closed after 18 years. The French BYOB specialized in crepes and also offered Sunday brunch. But with prices of all the […]


Cauliflower After Dark: Neuf Reviewed

I was excited when Joncarl Lachman told me his next restaurant was going to be a French/North African concept. A little bit bistro, he said, […]


This Thursday: Celebrate France and Beaujolais Nouveau

On the third Thursday of November, Beaujolais Nouveau hits the world. It is the first taste of the 2015 vintage and in France, it’s a […]


Dinner Series Kicks Off at La Peg

La Peg is kicking off a dinner series with a vintner’s dinner this Tuesday, November 10th. The four-course dinner is $35 and $50 with a […]


As Movie Nights End, a New Happy Hour Is Coming to La Peg

Next week, Old City’s La Peg is having one final movie night on the patio before they shut down the outdoor beer garden and put away the fire pits […]


Opening Night Menu at Restaurant Neuf

Yesterday marked the grand opening of Joncarl Lachman’s Restaurant Neuf in the Italian Market. The North African-inspired French bistro opened to a packed house with guests enjoying […]


Preview Restaurant Neuf at American Sardine Bar

Joncarl Lachman’s Restaurant Neuf is set to open on Wednesday, September 16th if all goes well. And on Tuesday, September 8th, Lachman and Best of […]


New Seasonal Menu for Fond

Fond enjoyed an early August vacation and now chef Lee Styer, pastry chef Jessie Prawlucki and front of the house manager Tory Keomanivong are back and showing […]


Pop-Up Restaurant: Le Bok Fin

Before the Edward T. Bok Technical School closed two years ago, the school had an culinary training cafe tucked inside the building, cleverly named Le Bok Fin. Since […]


Foie Topped Tacos at Dos Tacos

Occasional Foobooz correspondent Fidel Gastro was at Sylva Senat’s Dos Tacos for lunch today at 120 S 15th Street. He ordered the Frenchman, herb braised […]