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Garces Restaurants Are Being Sued for $86K in Unpaid Bills

This post has been updated. It’s no secret that the restaurant industry runs on thin margins, and operating with a certain level of debt to […]

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Where to Drink Right Now: Three Bars Reviewed

Martha 2113 East York Street, Kensington Expectations were high for Martha, the Kensington bar from hospitality veteran Jon Medlinsky. For years he’d been the beer […]

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Drinking Seasonally: Cool-Weather Cocktails In Philly

A man can’t live on gin and tonic alone. Well, he can, I suppose. And god knows I try. But the changing seasons here don’t […]

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Clambakes, Crab Boils and More

If you’re a fan of clambakes, crab boils and bargain oysters, now through Labor Day is your time to strike. Tonight is Oyster House’s last […]

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Retro Week: Olde Bar Is Starting Brunch This Weekend

UPDATE: It looks like the new cocktail list (referenced below) is being pushed back a week or so while the crew tinkers with them. Look […]

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Where We’re Eating: Three Retro Restaurants Reimagined

Franky Bradley’s 1320 Chancellor Street Midtown Village 215-735-0735

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Two Retro Reviews from the Weeklies

  Brian Freedman visits Olde Bar for Philadelphia Weekly while Adam Erace reviews Franky Bradley’s for City Paper. Freedman is in love with the fried clams at Jose […]

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Bourbon Battle At The Trestle Inn

Here at Foobooz World HQ, we are big fans of drinking for a good cause. I mean, we’re big fans of drinking in general, but […]

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Brewer’s Plate Tickets Are on Sale Now

The Brewer’s Plate is set for Sunday, March 8th at the Kimmel Center. Brewer’s Plate is always one of the best beer events of the year. […]

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Winter Restaurant Openings That Have Us Excited

We’ve already seen several impressive rebirths this year. Hawthorne’s has reopened after a blaze forced the beer cafe and bruncherie to close for almost a year, and they’re […]

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Jose Garces’s Olde Bar Opens Today

Today, Jose Garces opens the Olde Bar in the Old Original Bookbinders building at 2nd and Walnut. The Olde Bar is indeed the old bar from […]

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More on Jose Garces and Bookbinders

Last week’s report that Jose Garces had signed a lease to the original Bookbinders space at 2nd and Walnut created more questions than it answered. […]

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Garces To Old Original Bookbinder’s?

Over at the Insider, they’re reporting that Jose Garces has recently signed a lease on the Old Original Bookbinder’s space at 2nd and Walnut. This […]