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Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is one of Philadelphia’s most popular neighborhoods. One of the five original squares planned by city founder William Penn in the late 17th century, the park at the heart of Rittenhouse Square is widely considered one of the finest urban public spaces in the country. The square is home to many works of public art, and the neighborhood serves as a hub for fine dining and extensive retail. Check out our ultimate guide to dining in Rittenhouse before making your next reservation.


Cafe L’Aube Returns to Graduate Hospital

Cafe L’Aube has returned to Graduate Hospital, opening inside the NextFab Studio space at 2025 Washington Avenue. The cafe serves coffee, French pastries and of […]

City Life

Let’s Melt Down Every Penny in America For a Rittenhouse Square Sculpture

In today’s Wall Street Journal, D. Wayne Johnson says that pennies cost more to make than they’re worth—so it’s time to take all the pennies […]


Ten Six Club Replaces Walnut Room

Thursday, January 17th, The Ten Six Club opens, replacing the former Walnut Room at 1709 Walnut Street. Upstairs from Alfa, the space has been revamped with a […]


Metropolitan Cafe Is Now Open (Kind of)

We swung by the brand, spanking new Metropolitan Cafe this morning to take a look. The cafe isn’t completely finished but while the Metropolitan Bakery […]


A.Kitchen Is Getting a Little Sister

Kiehl’s enthusiasts were stunned to hear that the location at 18th and Walnut had closed suddenly on January 3rd. But the prime corner location won’t […]


Second Mac’s Coming to Chestnut: We Handicap the Locations

A second Mac’s Tavern has been rumored to be west of Broad for a bit now. Today, Michael Klein reports that the deal is “so close […]


Liam Hemsworth Spotted with a Groothie from HipCityVeg

Liam Hemsworth is in town shooting Paranoia and was spotted with a Groothie from HipCityVeg. Credit: Chris Watts/INFphoto.com


Stephen Starr Wants to Open Two Boutique Hotels in Philadelphia

Stephen Starr kicked off ThinkFest on Friday night in a conversation with Philadelphia magazine editor Tom McGrath. Of course he had several interesting things to […]


HipCityVeg Offers Some Warming Dishes for Winter

HipCityVeg has recently added some new warm offerings for winter. New to the menu are: Cream of Zucchini Simple and delicious topped with crispy leeks […]


Soft Shell Shrimp at Zama

Soft Shell Shrimp? Yep. You read right. For a limited time, Zama will be serving up a soft shell shrimp special. For $9, you’ll get […]


Metropolitan Bakery Opening a Cafe Off of Rittenhouse Square

Gratuitous Bernese Mountain Dog Shot Metropolitan Bakery is turning 20 years old in 2013 and is celebrating the milestone by opening a cafe. The Metropolitan […]


Tasting Menu Launches at Il Pittore

Chef Chris Painter has put together a six-course tasting menu option for his Sansom Street restaurant, Il Pittore. Although the regular menu is designed in […]


Crumbs Bake Shop Opening on Rittenhouse By Thanksgiving?

Crumbs Bake Shop at 133 S 18th Street has gotten its awning and is aiming to open before Thanksgiving. – Photo by Mownia Mowtruse III


Afternoon Tea at La Petite Dauphine

Starting Saturday, November 3rd, La Petite Dauphine will be offering a weekend tea service. Beginning at 3:30 p.m., they’ll be serving up canapes, scones with fresh berries […]


Three New Tasting Menus at Zama

Chef Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka is introducing new tasting menus to the regular menu. In addition to the $55 and $75 Chef’s Tasting menu there are […]