Rick Bayless Opening a Tortas Frontera at UPenn

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless is opening a Tortas Frontera at the University of Pennsylvania in early January. The restaurant will be located on the ground floor of […]

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Documentary Examines West Philly Boxer Tyrell Biggs

Via West Philly Local comes news that a documentary is being made about Tyrell Biggs, a West Philly boxing phenom whose career ended at 27 […]


University City’s HubBub Coffee Opens Monday

The second HubBub Coffee location is set to open on Monday, October 21st in University City at 3736 Spruce Street. The new HubBub location is […]


HipCityVeg Now Serving In University City

HipCityVeg is now open for business in West Philadelphia. Adam Shriver tweet-bragged that he was the first customer at the new outpost of Nicole Marquis […]


New Fall Menu for the Farmacy

Rx the Farmacy in West Philadelphia has updated its menu for fall and added a $35 pick your courses option. We’re most intrigued by the […]


University City Shake Shack Gets Opening Date

As if news of getting a Federal Donuts was enough for one day. Now University City finds out that its Shake Shack will open on […]


Federal Donuts Coming to University City

Michael Klein confirms what a Foobooz commenter posted a few weeks ago. Federal Donuts is coming to Sansom Street in University City. The new space […]


First Bite: Kevin Sbraga’s The Fat Ham

Last night we stopped by a little preview at The Fat Ham, Kevin Sbraga’s upcoming, casual, Southern-inspired spot in the former Tria Wine Room space at […]


Morning Headlines: “No City Has Come Into a Windfall From Selling Buildings”

The city — and in particular City Council President Darrell Clarke — is hoping that by selling the empty school buildings, they’ll make $50 million […]

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Bill Cosby Will Host Fundraiser for Historic Bushfire Theatre

The Bushfire Theatre has been lucky in a way that most historic Philadelphia buildings have not. Bill Cosby will host a fundraiser for it next month.


Joe Coffee Open and Serving Talula’s Daily Bites

Great news for caffeine addicts and returning students in University City: Joe Coffee officially opened its new location on Drexel’s campus. “Joe Chestnut” is the […]


Spencer ETA Burger Giving Away Milkshakes

Spencer ETA Burger has reopened for the Drexel school year and is offering free milkshakes with the purchase of every Special Burger from now through […]


Marigold Kitchen Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Menus

Marigold Kitchen is doing away with menus. Now the only choice to make when you sit down to dinner at chef/owner Robert Halpern’s West Philadelphia […]


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Kevin Sbraga Opening a Second Restaurant, The Fat Ham

  Kevin Sbraga is opening his second restaurant in University City this fall. The Fat Ham promises to bring the heart of the South to […]