You Can Eat Pasta With Your Hands at Via Locusta

On Tuesday, December 17th, Via Locusta, the pasta-focused spot in Rittenhouse from Michael Schulson, Nina Tinari and Jeff Michaud will open. The chef, Ed Pinello, […]

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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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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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Meet the Philly Couple Bringing the Fresh-Milled Grains Revolution to Pasta

We’ve been following Philly’s artisan bread renaissance for a while now, and the confluence of innovative bakers, traditional fermentation techniques, and locally grown and milled grains […]


6 Spots to Get Spaghetti and Crabs in Philadelphia

Even if you’re not a Philly native, you’ve probably heard of Sunday gravy — the Italian-American tradition of bringing family and friends together over a weekly […]


Plenty Is Now Serving House-Made Pasta in Queen Village

Plenty Cafe, Philly’s own European-inspired all-day bistro, has made a pretty serious upgrade to its evening menu. In addition to breakfast treats and coffee, lunch fare […]


Best Pho, Ramen, Pasta and Other Noodles in Philly

So many noodles in so many forms. From Asian to Italian, from quick lunches, to luxurious dinners, here are the best noodle dishes in Philadelphia, […]


We Have the Menu for Drexel’s Arcobaleno Pasta Dinner

Last month we told you about Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management’s spring series of dining events. Surprisingly, tickets actually remain for some of […]


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 […]


Prepare Pasta at Russet and then Eat Dinner

Chef Andrew Wood of Russet is hosting a series of pasta-making classes for up to 25 guests on one Monday each month (starting this evening). Guests are […]


Square Pie Coming to 6th and Catharine

  Cochon’s Gene Giuffi is getting into the pizza game. He’s converting his former Blue Belly BBQ at 600 Catharine Street into a small pizza shop. Square […]

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Here’s A Gay Pasta Ad Guido Barilla Would Love

Guido Barilla is my hero. Guido said last week on Italian radio that he would never market his company’s pasta to same-sex families, and if […]

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The World’s Largest Pasta Producer is Homophobic

The world’s largest pasta producer, Barilla, made a big spaghetti uh-oh today, when chairman Guido Barilla said he would never feature a gay couple in the […]


New Fall Menu at Avalon Pasta Bistro

The leaves are beginning to change colors in Downingtown and Avalon Pasta Bistro is readying the fall flavors. Enticing dishes let some seasonal stars shine in […]