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Spotted: Jon Taffer Rescuing Bars

Jon Taffer, host of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue has been spotted in Philadelphia this week. Yesterday, he was seen “stressing” West Tavern (formerly Westy’s) at 15th and Callowhill. WXPN’s […]

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Today: Official Opening of Victoria Freehouse In Old City

Replacing bubbly with “bloody,” the Victoria Freehouse officially opens today (after a couple days of unofficial soft-opening) in the former home of Swanky Bubbles in […]

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Old Swanky Bubbles Goes British With The Victoria Freehouse

When it opens next spring in the club formerly known as Swanky Bubbles, The Victoria Freehouse will add an old-school European vibe to Old City […]

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Quick Bites: Stollenwerk Replaces Stollenwerk, Swanky’s Bubble Bursts

When Mike Stollenwerk’s Fish moves to its bigger digs at 13th and Locust the Lombard Street restaurant space will be replaced by Mike Stollenwerk’s Brick […]

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The Return of the Tiki Bar? I Wish…

So yesterday, I was tweetering about a story from the annual food show on CBS Sunday Morning that had to do with the (totally untrue) […]

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Quick Bites: Name Changes, West Philly Mediterranean & a.kitchen Progress

Progress continues at a.kitchen where the restaurant has received new floors, inside and out. [a.kitchen] Supper adds offal sliders to its menu. Pop a mini-pig […]

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News for People Who Like Bad News

Chew Man Through: Chew Man Chu is done after just 6-months. Craig LaBan’s 0-bell review is blamed, we’d say it had more to do with […]

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Quick Bites

AD Amorosi lobs out this rumor, “is Stephen Starr doing designer Mexican for his Broad Street diner?” [Ice Pack, City Paper] Paxia, the former Molcajete […]

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Quick Bites

We spotted the zoning notice a couple of weeks ago but now it’s official. A Goodburger is coming to the 1700 block of Chestnut Street. […]

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Swanky Cocktails, Middling Food

Adam Erace checks out Cherry Hill’s Swanky Bubbles for the Courier Post and finds the food as “middling” as its Old City counterpart. How does […]

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Small Bites

Swanky Bubbles is going to save lots of people bridge fare. The former Olive Restaurant in Cherry Hill is being transformed into a Swanky Bubbles, […]