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Brigantessa Is Rolling Out New Pizza Shapes

Because round is boring? Joe Cicala is rolling out an “underground” selection of his Neapolitan pizzas that will come in playful shapes at his Brigantessa. These […]

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Drexel Hosting Spring Series of Dining Events

This Spring, Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management is hosting a series of events including a wine pairing event with the New York Times […]

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Restaurant Review: Lo Spiedo

It was no surprise that the Navy Yard’s Saturday-night gate guard greeted my car with wry amusement. Given all the restaurants in all the neighborhoods […]

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The Revisit: Il Pittore

For all of Philadelphia’s culinary diversity — and from Bustleton Avenue’s new Moldovan spot to Indonesian fare in Point Breeze, we at Foobooz are big […]

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Parlor Pizza Bar to Open Early March

Rob Wasserman, owner of Rouge and 500 Degrees, has announced his plan to turn his Saint James into a family friendly pizza restaurant called Parlor Pizza Bar […]

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Restaurant Review: Brigantessa

We expect a lot from restaurants these days. If they don’t transform liquids into powders or barrel-steep cocktails with homemade bitters, they’d better serve chickens […]

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Gran Caffe L’Aquila Is Indeed Grand

Gran Caffe L’Aquila opened a week ago at 1716 Chestnut Street. The bi-level space is open from morning to night, offering Italian coffee, pastries, gelato, […]

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Lo Spiedo Reviewed

Adam Erace has a new favorite Vetri restaurant and it’s Lo Spiedo. The newly opened restaurant at the southern end of Broad Street impresses the City Paper […]

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Palladino’s To Open Thursday on East Passyunk

Chef Luke Palladino has made a name for himself at the Jersey shore and he is now opening on Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia. The former […]

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The Gastronaut: Hey Santa …

Dear Santa, First things first, I have to thank you for being so good to Philadelphia since the last time I wrote you. I asked […]

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Where We’re Eating: Martorano’s

new In a region overrun with Italian restaurants, this trendy goombah-and-gravy joint from Philly expat and Florida/Vegas restaurateur Steve Martorano is one of the best […]

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Chris Scarduzio Opens Teca in Newtown Square

Teca opened last night at 191 Newtown Street in Newtown Square. It is the second Teca, the original is in West Chester. At the helm is […]

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Palladino’s Is Now Accepting Reservations

Palladino’s, the new restaurant on East Passyunk from Luke Palladino, is getting into the Cyber Monday hub-bub by announcing that they are now accepting reservations. The […]

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Paradiso Celebrates 10 Years with All-Star Chef Dinner

East Passyunk Avenue’s Paradiso Restaurant and Wine Bar is turning ten and they’re going all out. To celebrate, the restaurant will be hosting a 10-course dinner […]

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Le Virtu’s 40-Course Dinner Is Upon Us

Le Virtu’s 2014 La Panarda is finally upon us. The feast will be a momentous 40-course tasting menu inspired by Italy’s Abruzzo region, paired with nine regional wines […]