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On the Market: Renovated Townhouse in Rittenhouse Square

Given all the effort that goes into renewing a house, it should surprise no one that first-time rehabbers are proud of their work and eager […]

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Just Listed: Renovated Modern Twofer in Rittenhouse

Want convincing proof that you can’t judge a book by its cover? Take a good look at the facade of this Rittenhouse renovated townhouse for […]


Goodbye, Res Ipsa Cafe

Back when things weren’t the way they are now, people would always ask me what my favorite restaurant in Philly was. My answer was that […]


Via Locusta Is a Great Pasta Restaurant in an Already Great Pasta Town

Sitting at the bar at Via Locusta on a Wednesday night, I feel like I could be eating dinner anywhere. There was no hidden door […]


The G.O.A.T. Opens the Goat, Rittenhouse’s New Bar

Hot on the heels of the opening of his new bar in Fairmount (the Fairview), Fergie Carey is ready to unveil The Goat in Rittenhouse. […]


Rittenhouse Is ThisClose to Having Its Own Green Eggs Cafe

Green Eggs Cafe is on a mission to bring breakfast to every neighborhood in the city, or so it seems. The breakfast and lunch spot, […]


Here Comes Dig With Spicy Citrus Salads and Grain Bowls

If the lines of people who waited outside of Dig’s new Rittenhouse location for free salads and grain bowls during their December “community days” is […]


First Look: Condesa, the Suraya Crew’s New Mexican Restaurant in Rittenhouse

If El Cafe, Defined Hospitality’s (Suraya, Pizzeria Beddia, R&D) Mexican-inspired cafe in the new Pod Philly Hotel was phase 1 of the team’s invasion of […]


Here’s What’s for Dinner at K’Far Cafe in Rittenhouse

When K’Far first opened in July at 110 South 19th Street, Rittenhouse went nuts. Absolutely nuts. For pistachio sticky buns; for Jerusalem bagel sandwiches; for the Kubaneh […]

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East Passyunk’s Townsend Will Close, Then Reopen in Rittenhouse

Last week, we told you that chef and restaurateur Tod Wentz would be opening the Pearl Tavern in the former Irish Pub space right next to Oloroso […]

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First Look: K’Far, CookNSolo’s Bakery and All-Day Cafe in Rittenhouse

K’Far, Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook’s long-awaited cafe and bakery, has an opening date. The 76-seat all-day restaurant, helmed by executive chef Camille Cogswell, will open […]


Where to Eat in Rittenhouse: The Ultimate Guide

Updated: 1/7/21 Even as COVID decimated the city’s lunch and happy hour scenes (much of which concentrated in Rittenhouse Square) the neighborhood remains one of […]

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A Look at This Year’s AKA Rittenhouse Square Renovations

When last we checked in on AKA Rittenhouse Square, the pioneer of Korman Communities’ ultra-luxury flexible-stay residence hotels, the property had just gotten back from […]

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Franklin Bar’s Upstairs Will Become a Mezcal Bar and Cantina

Franklin Bar’s second-floor tiki spot is getting a conceptual revamp. Upstairs Tiki, which took up residence above the Rittenhouse cocktail bar in 2017, will close after service this Saturday, June 29th. After […]


Oyster House’s Former Chef Is Turning a Rittenhouse Ballroom Into a Restaurant

Brett Naylor, the former executive chef at Oyster House and once-partner at Mission, is opening a restaurant with his wife Nicole Barrick in the old Academy […]