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First Friday Picks: Joshua Scott Albert’s Exhibition Debut, New Work from Ted Walsh, and More

Tomorrow is First Friday, which means the art world of Old City opens its doors to the public for a night of gallery-hopping and exhibit […]

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Staphmeal Blogger Needs Scooter, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

You probably know Joshua Scott Albert better as Staphmeal, the foul-mouthed once-anonymous blogger who attacked restaurateurs like Marc Vetri and Georges Perrier with his words […]


Staphmeal’s Joshua Scott Albert Is Out of Jail

The male escort-turned-gossip blogger who infamously called Georges Perrier a “racist” and made fun of Marc Vetri’s speech impediment, and who eventually went to jail […]


Staphmeal’s Josh Albert Facing Charges

Josh Albert is in more trouble than being sued by some Philadelphia chefs. Albert who drummed up some buzz with his Staphmeal blog has been […]


That Angry Dude from StaphMeal. Wow.

Franz Lidz profiles Joshua Scott Albert in the December issue of Philadelphia magazine. THE DOUR GRANITE WALLS of Eastern State Penitentiary were designed to induce […]


Meet Staphmeal

Yesterday, Georges Perrier’s attorney initiated a libel suit against the person behind Philadelphia’s most notorious restaurant blog, Staphmeal, naming “John Doe” as a defendant. But […]


Meanwhile, Over on the Philly Post: More on Staphmeal

I know that we already wrote a little bit about the controversy (threats of lawsuits, accusations of racism, etc.) brewing around the new food blog […]


We’ll See You In Court: Georges Perrier vs. StaphMeal

On September 5th, new Philadelphia restaurant gossip site StaphMeal.com appeared on the scene. And since then, they haven’t made many friends. The bloggers (we use […]