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REX 1516’s Burger Series for October

REX 1516’s Citywide Special Burger Series has been a big success and the South Street restaurant has just announced its upcoming participants. Today, FOX 29’s […]

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DO THIS: Battle Of The Burger 2014

Diehard carnivores, rejoice: Philadelphia magazine’s second annual Battle of the Burger is almost here. Battle of the Burger began with an online voting competition where the public […]


Battle of the Burger Returns

Philadelphia magazine is hosting its second annual Battle of the Burger on Wednesday, September 10th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Prepare to kick back and witness […]


Tonight: Foobooz Burger at Rex 1516

Tonight, Tuesday, September 2nd, Rex 1516’s Justin Swain is taking my idea for a Welsh Rarebit burger and turning it into a reality. The Welsh Medium […]


Rex 1516 Continues Guest Burger Series

Rex 1516 is continuing its guest burger chef series through August. This month, chefs Jeremy Nolen, Kevin Sbraga and George Sabatino will be participating. Sabatino, […]


Greensgrow Farms Is Throwing A Shrimp Boil

In case you don’t already know what you’re doing next Saturday, here’s something to add to your calendar: Greensgrow Farms is throwing a shrimp boil. […]


3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Are Back

This Saturday, July 19th, the 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off is back and bigger than ever. Last year’s event featured 11 restaurants and […]


Guest Burger Chef Series at REX 1516

Starting today, Tuesday, July 1st, and continuing throughout the summer, REX 1516 will be hosting a Guest Chef Burger Series. Each week, the restaurant will […]


Want An Alternative To The Center City Sips Madness?

Yes, Wednesdays can be awesome during Center City Sips. $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-price snacks at restaurants all over Center City? That’s […]


New Menus Roll Out at Rex 1516

South Street’s REX 1516 is rolling out new dinner and dessert menus this weekend. Justin Swain’s new menu is inspired by Southern and Philadelphia backyard […]


The Revisit: Rex 1516

Restaurant chefs sure ain’t what they used to be. Once they were stalwarts who manned the stoves in obscurity, if not outright anonymity, cooking for […]


It’s a Ramp Roundup – Ignore the Wind, Spring Is Here

Last night it snowed. Today the wind howled and you had to wonder if this winter would ever just give up. But Twitter is abuzz […]


Burger Porn From Rex 1516

So you guys know that chef Justin Swain at Rex 1516 does a different custom burger every week, right? He announces it on Tuesdays on […]


One Burger, One Shot and One Beer at Rex 1516

Every Tuesday, Rex 1516′s chef Justin Swain will reveal the restaurant’s weekly burger special. The burger, which is available on  Tuesday and Wednesday evening at the South Street […]


Rex 1516 Debuts Barbecue Specials Tonight

Tonight, Friday, September 13th, Rex 1516 chef Justin Swain is debuting his smoked meats program. Swain has been busy working Rex’s Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker and […]