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Walnut Street Cafe Is Back, Reimagined For a Strange New World

On Friday, June 19th, Walnut Street Cafe will reopen for outdoor dining with an all-new menu and the newly created Walnut Street Market, an open-air […]

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Best of Philly Pastry Chef Melissa Weller Leaves Walnut Street Café

Walnut Street Café’s Melissa Weller — the Best of Philly–winner behind the restaurant’s excellent bread and pastry program — is off to pursue new opportunities. Elizabeth Yee, a […]

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REVIEW: At Walnut Studio, Andrew Llloyd Webber with Tears but no Chandeliers

In 1979, Andrew Lloyd Webber, King of the Large-Format Musical, went small. The result, in collaboration with lyricist Don Black, is Tell Me on a […]

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REVIEW: Noises Off is a Wild Night in the Theater

From the moment Michael Frayn’s Noises Off premiered nearly four decades ago, it was rapturously anointed the greatest British farce ever written. Time has only […]

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7 Passover and Easter Recipes From Philly’s Top Chefs

I know, I know. Passover doesn’t start until March 30th, and Easter is on April 1st — but if you’re cooking at home, you need to […]

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REVIEW: In A Steady Rain, Crime Stories at Arm’s Length

Two actors, two chairs, and some harrowing stories. The ingredients are spare, but so is a lot of powerful theater. The long, narrow tennis court-style […]

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REVIEW: In The Humans, Things That Go Bump in the Night

What is the distance between Scranton, PA and Manhattan? Google Maps tells us it’s 123 miles (around 2 hours 15 minutes with light traffic). But […]

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Walnut Street Café Flexes With a Nine-Wine Dinner Menu

Walnut Street Cafe’s wine program is no joke. Decorated somm and industry expert Patrick Cappiello serves as wine director, and the list of bottles on offer […]

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REVIEW: Baskerville Serves Up a Chamber-Sized, Jokey Sherlock Holmes

When playwright Ken Ludwig’s high energy but slender Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery last came to town, the stars of the show were its design […]

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2017 Year in Reviews, Part Three

With the end of the year fast approaching, we’re wrapping things up with a 3-part look back at the restaurants that moved us, disappointed us […]

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Gunshot Victim’s Body Pulled From Schuylkill in Center City

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philadelphia police are investigating after a gunshot victim’s body was pulled from the Schuylkill River […]

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Right Here, Right Now: Walnut Street Cafe Reviewed

Walnut Street Café is supposed to be a Very Big Deal. When it was first announced, people spoke about it like it mattered. Like it […]

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Adele’s Piano Player Is Playing a Brunch Show at Walnut Street Café

Walnut Street Cafe has been doing weekend brunches since it opened. And they’re nice long ones, too — 10am to 4pm, Saturdays and Sundays. It’s the perfect […]

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These Philly Cocktails Are as Beautiful as They Are Boozy

Trying to remember Philly before craft cocktails is like trying to remember life before cell phones. It’s nearly impossible. So now that every neighborhood beer-and-shot […]

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Walnut Street Cafe’s Happy Hour Is Crazy Good

Sure, Walnut Street Cafe has a lot of great things going on: a killer wine list, baked goods and sweets crafted by nationally renowned pastry […]