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Attention Burger People: You Can Now Order River Twice’s “Mother Rucker” on Their New Outdoor Snacking Menu

Handrolls, the Mother Rucker burger, and more a la carte snacks to try at River Twice Over at River Twice in East Passyunk, chef Randy […]

Foobooz

Philly’s Biggest Restaurant Ever — Five Years in the Making — Is Now Open

1,400 seats. That’s the size of the Liberty Point (the new riverfront property from Avram Hornik and FCM Hospitality), which officially opened on Tuesday, May […]

Foobooz

Little Fish Is Back Open, This Time With Its Own Rules

Alex Yoon doesn’t really want to talk about COVID. He doesn’t want to harp on sending his staff home in March of 2020 or December […]

Foobooz

What the New Mask Mandate Means for Dining Out in Philadelphia

Today Philadelphia Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole announced that the city will reinstate a mask mandate in all public indoor spaces – including restaurants and bars […]

Foobooz

Where to Eat in Northeast Philly: The Ultimate Guide

I get it: Northeast Philly is big, and maybe even a little mysterious unless you live there. (Fox Chase? Juniata? Rhawnhurst?) So I’m beyond excited […]

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City Life

Why I Don’t Have a Problem With Steak 48’s $100 Minimum Dining Fee

One way to tell that restaurants are coming back: Restaurant drama is breaking out online. Take the debate raging in Philadelphia over the new policies […]

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Foobooz

YouTuber JL Jupiter Is Boosting Philly’s Under-the-Radar Restaurants, One Viral Video at a Time

On the Wednesday before Super Bowl LV, JL Jupiter uploaded a new video to YouTube. Set to a boom-bap soundtrack, the crisp 25-minute package chronicled […]

City Life

Remembering Jim Quinn, Chronicler of Philadelphia’s Restaurant Renaissance

Jim Quinn was one of Philadelphia’s finest, funniest, and smartest writers — of longform journalism, essays about food and language, and poetry for the first […]

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City Life

No, Mail-In Ballots Won’t Be Available On Monday. Blame the Green Party

Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballots Delayed Due to Green Party Mess Monday is September 14th. That is the day when Pennsylvanians were supposed to be able to […]

City Life

With Indoor Dining Faux Pas, It’s Official: Jim Kenney Can’t Read the Room

After a summer of strict (and necessary) COVID-19 regulations surrounding our city’s restaurant scene, Mayor Jim Kenney had to go screw it all up. When […]

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City Life

Philly Health Officials Shut Down Two Restaurants After Citing Them for COVID Violations

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Health Officials Shut Down Two Philly Restaurants […]

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City Life

Here Are All the Businesses That Have Received Money from Philly’s Coronavirus Relief Fund So Far

The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) just released lists of all of the local businesses that have received money from […]

Foobooz

What I Miss Most About Restaurants Is Trying New Things

During the first two weeks of quarantine, I made pasta almost every day. I dug a bag of frozen pesto out of my freezer, ate […]

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How a Philly Chef Is Using Tamales to Support Immigrant Workers During Coronavirus

“The biggest lesson of this is that when you have a community of people who want to support an idea, you can get things done […]

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A Long List of Philly Restaurants Selling Gift Cards

  We’re encouraging readers who have the income to consider buying a gift card for their favorite restaurant, bar, cafe or other food business. Consider […]