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Let’s Stop Rat-Shaming Philly Restaurants, Shall We?

Philly’s an old city. Some of its buildings were built centuries ago. Philly also has a real winter, so it gets cold. Plus, the city is obviously […]


Michael Schulson Cooks for the “Hot Chicks” — and That’s Sexist

Usually, discussions about sexism in the restaurant industry focus on discrimination, harassment, and other barriers to success that women chefs face, or on harassment from […]


How Many Snakes Would It Take to Make You Leave Your Favorite Philly Restaurant?

I have been bitten by one snake in my life. It’s an embarrassing story, and not really germane to the discussion we’re about to have […]


50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia: Fall 2017

Back in the beginning of the summer, we updated our 50 Best Restaurants list. And in doing so, we flipped the script on the way […]


Remember El Wingador? He’s Kickstarting a Philly Chicken Restaurant

However you feel about competitive eating, being a five-time champion of WIP’s “Wing Bowl” is something worth bragging about. And Bill “El Wingador” Simmons has […]


It’s Almost Time For the 2017 Audi Feastival

Summer coming to an end is always a drag. But one of the few silver linings of the past few years has been that the […]


Two Philly Restaurants Make the Bon Appétit List of Best New Restaurants in America

This morning, Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer from Bon Appétit dropped their list of 50 finalists for their 2017 America’s Best New Restaurants list. It’s divided by […]


Of Ramps and Riblets: Mistral Reviewed

The only thing worse than a hotel restaurant is a mall restaurant. And the only thing worse than a mall restaurant is no restaurant at […]


Hey, Chefs, Consider the Buddy System

It’s no secret that owning a restaurant is hard — anybody who’s made it in the business inevitably carries an air of deep exhaustion and […]


Is Taste in Phoenixville Going to Be a Game-Changer for Philly’s Vegans?

Yesterday, I got a fairly run-of-the-mill press release announcing the impending opening of a new restaurant. Taste, which is going into the former home of […]


The Best Cafes (and Restaurants) to Bring Your Laptop and Eat an Actual Meal

Maybe you’re a freelancer with a few hours between meetings downtown and you want to keep up the productivity. Or there’s construction in your office […]

Applebee’s on 15th Street in Philadelphia

Here Are Your Memories From the Center City Applebee’s

It appears the Applebee’s in Center City is on its way out. Earlier today real-estate company CBRE sent out a “now leasing” notice for 215 […]


At The Table Launches A “Sunday Supper” Tasting Menu

At The Table, a small, 24-seat BYOB in Wayne that opened only a month ago, has introduced a new Sunday Supper service. The prix fixe […]

Be Well Philly

My Top 5: Kid-Friendly Spots for Healthy Eats in Philly

My goal in life is to raise the kind of children who, at circa three years of age, tell flabbergasted adults that their favorite food is […]


This Year’s Feastival Is Almost Here

It’s almost time again. Feastival–one of Philly’s biggest, wildest, weirdest and best food festivals–is coming to the FringeArts complex (140 North Columbus Blvd) on Thursday, […]