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Where to Eat Italian in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide

Italian is Philly’s mother cuisine. It’s what we have done best the longest. Whether you’re talking about world-beating destination restaurants or little neighborhood temples to […]

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Zagafen Opens With Kosher Pizza and Italian-Inspired Fare in Bala Cynwyd

Last winter, Foobooz reported a shakeup in Bala Cynwyd’s restaurant scene: Finance guy turned restaurateur David Magerman would be closing kosher restaurant Dairy Cafe and replacing […]

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The 5 Best Handmade Pastas to Try in Philly Right Now

Because every single menu in town now features handmade agnolotti and every restaurant kitchen now rocks its own extruder, here are the brightest pasta stars […]

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Here’s Exactly What Makes Philly’s Best Italian Hoagie So Damn Good

Matthew Cahn, owner of Middle Child and creator of the So Long Sal, Philly’s best Italian hoagie, shares how to make the classic sandwich. Pay […]

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There’s Now a Summer Version of Le Virtù’s Epic 40-Course Panarda Dinner

Le Virtù has added a second date for its annual 40-course, nine-hour marathon meal — and this time, it’s al fresco. The feast — Mastrogiurato Panarda — […]

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We’ve Got to Stop Opening Italian Restaurants in Philly

In 2013, I worked at a restaurant in Philly called Fitler Dining Room, led by an ambitious chef named Rob Marzinsky. He did things like […]

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Jeff Michaud and Michael Schulson Are Opening a Pasta Restaurant in Rittenhouse

Chef Jeff Michaud and restaurateur Michael Schulson partnered up to save Osteria from the Urban Outfitters chopping block back a year and a half ago, refreshing […]

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Marc Vetri Is Opening a Pasta Bar in the Italian Market

Ever since Marc Vetri purchased the building that housed Italian Market mainstay Fiorella’s Sausage for more than a century back in October, we’ve been waiting […]

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Where to Get Easter Bread in Philadelphia

Easter bread, also known as pane di pasqua, is made with a sweet dough enriched with eggs that’s twisted into long braids or rounds — and […]

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Fiore Is About to Launch Dinner Service in Queen Village

Fiore, the new contemporary Italian cafe and bar in Queen Village, has been crushing it with pastries, pizzettes, and light lunch fare since they first […]

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Mama Palma’s in Fitler Square to Become Palma’s Cucina

Mama Palma’s, the long-running pizzeria and Italian restaurant in Fitler Square, is getting a new interior, a new menu, and a new name. Renato and Brunella […]

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12 Places to Get Great Chicken Parm in Philadelphia

It’s no secret that Philly knows how to do Italian, whether contemporary preparations featuring handmade pasta or old-school, red gravy comfort fare. But there’s one […]

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Osteria’s Happy Hour Is Easily One of the Best Deals in Philly

Everybody loves a good happy hour. Discounted drinks, deals on snacks that can, if you play your cards right, easily serve as dinner — what’s […]

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Cry Baby Opens With Grilled Sardines and House-Made Pasta in Queen Village

Cry Baby Pasta, the Italian bar and restaurant from two longtime Philly restaurant industry couples, debuts this weekend. Doors open at 4 p.m. this Friday, January 18th in the […]

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Fiore Debuts With Lunch, Coffee, and Pastries in Queen Village

We’ve been excited for NYC expats Justine MacNeil and Ed Crochet’s contemporary Italian spot, Fiore, to open since they took over the former Kanella South […]