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Sushi Hatsu, From a Morimoto Alum, Is Now Open in Ambler

A new BYO serving sushi, seafood, and Japanese-inflected small plates is now open in Ambler. Sushi Hatsu, a partnership between chef Harrison Kim and restaurant builder […]

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Look Inside Hiroki, Fishtown’s Long-Anticipated, Omakase-Only Japanese Restaurant

A long-awaited modern Japanese restaurant from one of Philly’s top sushi masters is about to open in Fishtown. Hiroki, a partnership between Method Co., the folks behind Wm. […]

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Meet the Chef Who Owns Philly’s New Cult-Favorite Sushi Spot

Philly’s seen a wave of high-end sushi spots and omakase specialists announced and opened in recent months. But none have captured our attention like Da-Wa, […]

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Hajimaru Ramen Has Softly Opened in Fishtown

Philly’s ramen boomlet has spread to Fishtown. Hajimaru Ramen softly opened over the weekend at 200 East Girard Avenue, the space formerly occupied by Shoo Fry and, […]

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Why Philly’s Hot New Ramen Spot Doesn’t Let You Take It To Go

Neighborhood Ramen owners Lindsay Steigerwald and Jesse Pryor did their research. Before opening the brick-and-mortar location of their cult favorite ramen pop-up last week, the couple […]

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Nunu Bar Is Now Serving Happy Hour Every Day

We’ve loved Nunu Bar’s sleek, subterranean design and blend of high-end Japanese cocktail culture with hard-drinking, casual izakaya classics since they opened on Frankford Avenue […]

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9 Places to Get Great Ramen in Philadelphia

There are few foods that feel as nourishing and foundational as a long-simmered bowl of ramen. And if you grew up slurping one-dimensional, MSG-laden Top Ramen […]

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Neighborhood Ramen Is Going Brick and Mortar in Queen Village

Neighborhood Ramen, which originally operated as an Instagram-based pop-up, is putting down roots in Queen Village. Owners Lindsay Steigerwald and Jesse Pryor have secured the storefront at 617 South […]

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An Omakase Boom Is About to Hit Philly

Philly has a handful of great omakases, Japanese restaurants like Royal Izakaya and Double Knot that specialize in elaborate, sushi-centric tasting menus, often with courses […]

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Where to Eat Sushi in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide

No, you’re right. Sushi isn’t really a thing we’re known for here in Philadelphia. Crudo? Totally. I’m pretty sure they hand out plates of crudo […]

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Royal Sushi & Izakaya Is Open

We’ve been talking about Royal Sushi & Izakaya for almost six years now. First the izakaya concept was a pop-up night at the Khyber Pass Pub and […]

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Update: Royal Sushi and Izakaya Opening This Summer (Allegedly)

The long awaited and very, VERY (almost five years) delayed Royal Sushi and Izakaya may finally be opening soon. Jesse Ito told us that they […]

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Ai Ramen Opens at Liberty Place

Ai Ramen opens today in the food court at the Shops at Liberty Place. The ramen, bao and sushi quick-serve restaurant is from the same […]

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What Lies Beneath: Double Knot Reviewed

Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. // Like Garfield and 10,000 novelty t-shirts, I don’t do mornings. Particularly not ones that haven’t snuck up on me accidentally—the sun […]

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Wok Street To Open with Free Lunch

Wok Street, the Southeast Asian fast-casual concept from the team that brought us sushi burritos at Hai Street Kitchen have set their opening date at […]