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21 Essential Coffee Shops in Philadelphia

Where to caffeinate As the country’s coffee culture evolves and expands, so do the number of spots to enjoy great java in Philadelphia. The city has seen an explosion of third wave coffee — where sustainable ethos, single origin sourcing, and attention to detail in the cup translates to a whole new world of caffeinating. Show More Summary

This Exists: Dottie’s Makes a Greased Pole Doughnut for Eagles Fans

#criscocops Philly prepared for what turned out to be a huge Eagles win by doing what any city would do: Greasing the lampposts with Crisco so over-excited fans wouldn’t climb them. Anyone celebrating on Broad Street Sunday night after...Show More Summary

Where to Drink Wine in Philly

Bottle of red, bottle of white Philadelphia is a city known for its BYOB culture. But as the liquor laws have loosened up, restaurants and bars have stepped up their game. There's even a week dedicated to wine in this beer-lovin' town. Show More Summary

Rouge Owner to Buy Audrey Claire Taichman’s Two Rittenhouse Restaurants

Rob Wasserman takes over Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill After two decades running Rittenhouse restaurants Audrey Claire at 20th and Spruce and Twenty Manning Grill, a block away, Audrey Claire Taichman is selling both to RobShow More Summary

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Solomonov

He hates mayonnaise too Michael Solomonov is really into origami. The Israeli-born, Pittsburgh-bred chef might be best known for his life-affirming hummus at restaurants like Zahav, but before he was helming kitchens and collecting James...Show More Summary

Chefs Jeff Michaud and Michael Schulson Buy Osteria From Urban Outfitters

Michaud follows Marc Vetri in leaving URBN In December, Marc Vetri left URBN and his restaurants Osteria, Amis, Alla Spina, Pizzeria Vetri, and Bar Amis, which he sold to the retail giant in 2015. And now another chef is saying goodbye — but he’s taking Osteria with him. Show More Summary

Bars With Activities Are All the Rage in Philly

Boozy playtime Bars that combine activities with food and drink are hot right now in Philly, and the city is about to get two more when Clubhouse and Concourse open in the coming weeks. Philadelphians can already hit the lanes whileShow More Summary

Where to Eat Gluten-Free in Philadelphia

Hold the gluten, keep the flavor Going to restaurants can be complicated for those with gluten allergies or sensitivities. Sure, you can usually find meat and vegetables on a menu, but does the restaurant know how to avoid cross-contamination...Show More Summary

New BYOB Alert: Burrata Is in the Works in South Philly

The restaurant is going into the former August space South Philly neighbors mourning August, the Italian BYOB that sat in the cozy corner spot at 13th and Wharton from 2003 to 2017, might be in luck. The building is getting a new tenant...Show More Summary

Nick Elmi Graces Us With Late Night Eats at Royal Boucherie

Pork. Fat. Fries. Royal Boucherie, the stylish new addition to Old City from Top Chef winner Nick Elmi, is settling into its groove and ready to tackle late night crowds. Starting Thursday, January 11, the restaurant is serving fromShow More Summary

‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Finalist Jennifer Salhoff Is Taking Over at Amuse

The chef is coming from Cuba Libre Jennifer Salhoff, who made it to the final four in Season 13 of Hell’s Kitchen, is taking over as executive chef at Amuse, the French restaurant at Le Méridien hotel on Broad and Arch. She’s comingShow More Summary

Where to Eat Korean Food in Philly

All the bibimbap Craving kimchi and dolsot bibimbap? The North Philly neighborhood of Olney has historically functioned as the city’s Koreatown — the place to go for authentic Korean dishes from barbecue to soft tofu stew. And whileShow More Summary

The Vedge Team Heads to D.C. With Fancy Radish

Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby are bringing their vegan wizardry to Washington

13 Bars and Restaurants With Irresistible Alcohol-Free Cocktails

For Dry January and beyond Craft nonalcoholic beverages are officially a thing in 2018. More and more restaurants are putting thought into zero-proof drinks that offer an alternative to booze. Those abstaining, for whatever reason, now have options beyond soda and seltzer — even if it’s not always printed on the menu. Show More Summary

Fond on East Passyunk Adds Brunch for the First Time

The more brunch the merrier Back in October, Fond on East Passyunk Avenue closed for a couple of weeks to undergo a light makeover. And now chefs/owners/married couple Lee Styer and Jessie Prawlucki are making another change, addingShow More Summary

The 38 Essential Philadelphia Restaurants, Winter 2018

A guide to Philly's defining restaurants The Eater 38 is the answer to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant in Philly?" This elite group spans cuisines and budgets to collectively satisfy nearly every restaurant need. Show More Summary

More Details Emerge on Termini and Michael Schulson’s Giuseppe & Sons

Pastries upstairs, pasta below ground Giuseppe & Sons, the Center City collaboration between Michael and Nina Tinari Schulson and the Termini family, is shooting for a late spring opening at 1521 Sansom Street. The red gravy ItalianShow More Summary

Look Inside Porta Before It Officially Opens Tonight

“Porta” means “door” in Italian, which explains the decor Porta, the stylish new pizzeria on Chestnut Street, opened its doors just before Christmas with limited hours, got settled in over the slow holiday period, and is now officially opening Friday night (January 5). Show More Summary

The Ugly Duckling Is Already Closed

The sister spot to Blue Duck only lasted a few months A couple of months after it lost its co-owner/chef, and just four months after it opened, The Ugly Duckling is now closed. The restaurant, at 212 S. 11th Street, was from Joe Callahan and Kris Serviss, the duo behind Blue Duck, a hit BYOB in Northeast Philly they opened in 2014. Show More Summary

District Taco Joins the East Market Project in Center City

The Washington, D.C., fast-casual restaurant is heading to Philly The latest tenant to sign on at East Market is District Taco, a Washington, D.C.-based Mexican eatery that started out as a food truck and now has several brick-and-mortar locations, including one in King of Prussia. Show More Summary

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