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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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Felly Bistro, a New American BYO, Just Opened in Queen Village

Queen Village’s restaurant boom continues with a new BYOB. Felly Bistro on Pass the first restaurant from chef-owners Felipe and Kelly Marquez, is now open in […]

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Center City’s New Pink, Plant-Filled Wine Bar and Restaurant Is Ready for Your Instagram

Last month, we told you that Blume, a natural wine and cocktail-focused bar and restaurant, would replace cider-heavy sports bar Cinder (1500 Locust Street). Now, Blume will open, […]

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Bistro 7 Chef Returns With “Old School” French in East Passyunk

A new restaurant at 9th and Morris marks the return of a longtime Philly chef. Michael O’Halloran will open Bistro La Bête, a French concept […]

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Olly, the Latest From Southwark Owners, Is About to Open in Queen Village

When Marina de Oliveira and Chris D’Ambro took over Queen Village mainstay Southwark back in 2016, they managed to get two restaurants out of the deal, opening Ambra, […]

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First Look: Hops, Brewerytown’s Big New Bar and Restaurant

First, it was Flying Fish Crafthouse. Then, it was Brewerytown Taproom. And today at 4 p.m., the expansive space at 1361 North 31st Street debuts as […]

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Plenty Café to Close and Rebrand Its Queen Village Location

Plenty Café’s Queen Village outpost is getting a rebrand. The European-inspired all-day cafe will close after brunch service this Sunday, February 17th. Owners Anthony and […]

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Johnny Mañana’s, Which Closed in 2016, Is About to Reopen in Callowhill

A bygone Philly restaurant is about to make a comeback. Mexican-American concept Johnny Mañana’s, which closed in 2016, is reopening this weekend in the Goldtex Building. The reborn concept, […]

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First Look: Aether’s Swank, Seafood-Centric Menu in Fishtown

Aether, a new concept from the owners of Princeton’s Elements and Mistral in Princeton and King of Prussia, will open for dinner this Thursday, February 7th at 1832 Frankford Avenue. […]

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Musi BYOB in Pennsport Has a Menu and an Opening Date

When chef Ari Miller announced he’d be opening Musi, his own BYO, in Pennsport, it wasn’t exactly clear what kind of food the place would serve. […]

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The Common, UCity’s New Mediterranean Restaurant, Is Now Open

Despite mostly positive reviews, Patrick Feury’s Taiwanese-inspired Danlu didn’t last long. So the chef, long known for locally-sourced menus at his long-running Main Line spot Nectar, has […]

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A New Upscale Indian BYOB Opens in Old City

A restaurateur and chef with a long history running Indian restaurants in the Philly region have opened a high-end Indian BYO in Old City. Makhani Modern Indian […]

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Neighborhood Ramen Is (Finally) Ready to Open in Queen Village

Philly has a handful of tasty ramen spots, but it’s been a while since any new noodle houses came on the scene — until now. […]

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How to Pivot a Restaurant Concept in Philly’s Cutthroat Dining Scene

Restaurants can close for so many reasons. Mismanagement. Bad ideas. Landlords jacking up rents and cutting into already razor-thin margins. Unforeseen issues out of owners’ control, […]

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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 […]