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Foobooz

West Philly Is Losing Its Mind Over a New Mexican Restaurant

With a new restaurant on the outskirts of the Penn campus, the dearth of quality Mexican food west of the Schuylkill is over. Don Barriga Mexican […]

NextHealth PHL

Will New $100M Research Hub Strengthen Philadelphia’s Innovation District?

Gone are the days when developers just put up an office building. Amid a thriving life sciences and biotech ecosystem, developers in Philadelphia must now consider not […]

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Foobooz

Sunset Social, a Rooftop Bar and Burger Shack, Is About to Open in UCity

A new rooftop burger spot is coming to University City. Sunset Social will open this Monday, May 6th, on the lush rooftop of the Cira […]

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News

The L.A.-Based Street Artist Bringing a 19-Story Mural to University City

Mural Arts has announced a massive new project coming to the edge of University City and West Philly — an 11,000 square-foot piece decorating the side of […]

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Foobooz

Rx the Farmacy in UCity Closes After Five Years

This post has been updated.  Rx the Farmacy, the weekends-only University City brunch spot with a farm-to-table vibe, has closed after five years in business. […]

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Foobooz

The Post in UCity Adds New Menus, Tries to Avoid Legal Snafu This Time

The Post, a new beer bar-slash-arcade in University City’s Cira Garage, made headlines when it received a cease and desist letter a mere three days […]

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Foobooz

Outback Threatens to Sue New Philly Bar Over Its “Boomin’ Onion”

When you open up a new bar in Philly, you have all sorts of things to worry about. Will people show up? Will your beer […]

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Foobooz

The Common, UCity’s New Mediterranean Restaurant, Is Now Open

Despite mostly positive reviews, Patrick Feury’s Taiwanese-inspired Danlu didn’t last long. So the chef, long known for locally-sourced menus at his long-running Main Line spot Nectar, has […]

Property

On the Market: Updated English Country Twin in University City

The Garden Court section of University City is a neighborhood of handsome twin houses developed in the 1920s. It’s remained a desirable place to live […]

Foobooz

The Best Places to Eat in West Philly and University City

West Philly is Philly’s most perfect food neighborhood: It’s our culinary laboratory, where one-offs and wild knots of Asian and African cuisines feed the neighbors […]

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Foobooz

Eat Here Now: EAT Café in University City

Running a restaurant isn’t easy even in the best of circumstances. Running a restaurant where guests have the option to eat for free? That’s even harder. […]

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Foobooz

Steve’s Prince of Steaks Opens a Big New Spot With a Bar in UCity

The new location of Steve’s Prince of Steaks is celebrating its grand opening at Hamilton Court on the Penn campus this Friday — and they’re giving away free goodies. […]

Foobooz

Pomp and Circumstance: Louie Louie Reviewed

There was a moment at Louie Louie, the new restaurant at the Inn at Penn, when I thought everything was going to be okay. It […]

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Be Well Philly

The Best University City Healthy Food Spots, Workouts, and Self-Care, According to This Barre Studio Owner

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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Foobooz

One of Philly’s Best Ramen Joints Just Expanded to University City

University City just got a location of one of the city’s ramen spots. Terakawa, Chinatown’s destination for ramen, softly opened a second location in Philly at […]