<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-PLKVN8" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">



It’s Softie Season! Here’s Where to Get the Best Soft-Shell Crabs

Soft-shell crab season is perhaps the best time to be a messy eater. If, like me, you love seafood but often struggle with crustaceans that […]


Ask an Expert: 5 Things You Should Know When Buying Seafood

Navigating the seafood case at your local grocery store or seafood supplier can be a daunting task. How do you know if the fish is […]


Thank God for Softies

The focus on seasonality has become standard in many of our city’s restaurant kitchens, expected to a point of becoming somewhat of a cliche. The […]


Where to Shop for Seafood in the Philly Area

For a city surrounded by so much water (and so close to the ocean) it’s surprisingly tough to get your hands on the best fish […]

seafood scene

Philly Is Going Through a Seafood Revival

We are, without a doubt, in the midst of a seafood renaissance. Here are five ways to make the most of the moment. 1. Start […]

philadelphia seafood history

Philadelphia Used to Be a Seafood Town. What Happened?

Back in the 1800s, catfish-and-waffle houses lined the Schuylkill into the Wissahickon. Shad fishing was once so popular on the Delaware, legend has it you […]


Stock Rittenhouse Is Adding Seafood Takeout for the Rest of the Summer

Starting today, July 1st, Tyler Akin’s Rittenhouse Stock location will serve as a ghost kitchen for “Anchor Light,” a takeout- and delivery-only concept that will […]

fond seafood restaurant east passyunk south philadelphia

East Passyunk Is Getting a Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar

Last night, Fond owner Lee Styer celebrated 10 years in business for the French-influenced East Passyunk bar and restaurant. Now, he’s announced his plans for […]


Seafood in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

This city has had a tricky relationship with seafood over the years. Back in the day, it basically lived on fish cakes and oysters. And […]

canned fish

Philly’s Next Big Food Trend Is … Canned Fish

Philadelphia’s next big food trend isn’t fresh or local. What’s New You can think of canned fish as charcuterie 2.0, in that the once lowbrow […]

aether fishtown menu

First Look: Aether’s Swank, Seafood-Centric Menu in Fishtown

Aether, a new concept from the owners of Princeton’s Elements and Mistral in Princeton and King of Prussia, will open for dinner this Thursday, February 7th at 1832 Frankford Avenue. […]

bait switch philadelphia closing

Port Richmond Seafood Spot Bait & Switch Will Close

We’re only a week into 2019, but restaurant closings are already starting to pop up around Philly. The latest casualty is Bait & Switch, the […]

feast seven fishes philadelphia

13 Philadelphia Restaurants Serving the Feast of the Seven Fishes

If you celebrate Christmas, you’re familiar with some iconic holiday foods: candy canes, cookies and milk put out for Santa, eggnog, maybe oranges and nuts […]


The Nauti Mermaid Is Bringing Maryland-Style Crabs to Old City

Old City is getting a new Maryland-style seafood spot. The Nauti Mermaid Crab House & Piano Bar, a new concept from the folks behind Jolly’s […]

buck a shuck oysters dollar philadelphia

8 Spots to Get $1 Oysters in Philadelphia

Happy hour may have been invented to get butts in seats and sell more booze, but the concept was perfected when some enterprising fishmonger had the […]