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Where to Eat on New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia

Ring in 2018 at one of these Philly restaurants Before saying so long to 2017, eat a celebratory New Year’s Eve dinner at one of these Philly restaurants. Choose from decadent multi-course meals, beer buffets, midnight Champagne toasts, dinner with a side of live music, and more. Show More Summary

An Eater's Guide to Philadelphia

Unofficial, highly opinionated information about eating and drinking in the City of Brotherly Love This historic city, one of the biggest in the country, isn’t satisfied with a specialty or two. It’s the home of dripping cheesesteaks and meatballs in red gravy — and some of the best vegan options in the country. Show More Summary

14 Philly Restaurants and Bars With Great Fireplaces

Gather ’round a cozy fire at these Philadelphia hotspots As an East Coast city, Philly is used to cold and snowy winters. But that’s no reason to stay inside. Dozens of local restaurants and bars have fireplaces roaring through the wintry weather. Here are 14 of the best, from cozy neighborhood haunts to elegant fireside bars and chic lounges.

New Taqueria's Name Takes Jab at Political Climate

Florian Furxhiu says it’s controversial, but funny The sign is up for Illegal Tacos, the fast-casual spot going into the former Bain’s Deli on the corner of Broad and Lombard streets. Owner Florian Furxhiu is going for what he see as a humorous jab at the current political climate with the name. Show More Summary

Joey Baldino on the ‘Crazy Ride’ of Palizzi Social Club

The chef is keeping a tradition alive at Eater Philly’s Restaurant of the Year Peer closely at the row of glossy bar stools at Palizzi Social Club, the Eater Award-winning members-only restaurant tucked away in a South Philly rowhome, and you might notice a taped-up rip or two. Show More Summary

Brauhaus Schmitz Gets Its First New Chef in Eight Years

Jeremy Nolen is leaving Philly Chef Jeremy Nolen is leaving Brauhaus Schmitz, the popular German restaurant on South Street known for its beer list and festivals. Nolen has been with the restaurant since it opened in 2009. Jessica Nolen,...Show More Summary

Tinsel, From the Owner of Finn McCool’s, Pops Up Next Door

Teddy Sourias is in the Christmas spirit Bar owner Teddy Sourias, who’s behind Finn McCool's Ale House, Bru, U-Bahn, Cinder, and the seasonal Uptown Beer Garden, just bought the former jewelry store next to Finn McCool’s and he’s turning it onto a Christmas bar. Show More Summary

Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Philly

Splurge or keep it casual on Christmas at these Philadelphia restaurants Outside of Chinatown, Christmas is a pretty quiet day in the restaurant world. But a handful of Philly restaurants and bars are serving brunch and dinner. Forget...Show More Summary

The Hottest Restaurants in Philly Right Now, December 2017

The answer to your question: Where should I eat tonight? Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the hottest new places? What's everyone talking about? While the Eater...Show More Summary

Danlu, a Taiwanese Street Food Restaurant, Opens in University City

Who’s up for spicy lamb shoulder in Xi'an pan bread? University City just got an infusion of Taiwanese night market eats with Danlu, a new restaurant at 3601 Market Street. Danlu is from the crew behind Nectar, a French-Asian spot in Berwyn (“danlu” means “nectar,” according to the restaurant). Show More Summary

The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, December 2017

Waffles, omelets, bacon, biscuits, Benedicts, and more morning favorites Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing...Show More Summary

The Latest Philly Bar and Restaurant Openings to Know

Tracking what’s new in the Philadelphia food scene December 4 RITTENHOUSE — The new Keen, at 1708 Lombard Street in the space best known for housing Astral Plane, is worth a visit for the lighting fixtures alone. The bi-level restaurant is made cozy by its configuration. Show More Summary

Marc Vetri Quits Urban Outfitters

The Philly chef sold most of his restaurants to the company in 2015 Two years ago, Marc Vetri and Jeff Benjamin sold their restaurant group, including Amis, Osteria, Alla Spina, Pizzeria Vetri, and LoSpiedo (now Bar Amis) to Philly-based Urban Outfitters. Show More Summary

Vote for Philly’s Saddest Restaurant Closure of the Year

Which restaurant is missed the most? Welcome to day five of the eighth annual Eater Awards, honoring the most esteemed restaurants, bars, chefs, and more in cities across the world. Here’s how the Eater Awards work: All 24 Eater cities...Show More Summary

Little Baby’s Ice Cream Heads to East Market

It’s going into one of the new towers Little Baby’s Ice Cream is the newest tenant to sign on at the under-construction East Market tower at 12th and Ludlow streets. When the 23-story building is complete, it will include the ice cream shop, a Wawa, and an Iron Hill Brewery. Show More Summary

Where to Eat Fried Chicken in Philly

The juiciest, crispiest, crunchiest birds in town There are rules when it comes to frying chicken — rules and techniques and philosophies and credos. The idea is simple: juicy meat, crispy skin. But easy-sounding ideas often stumble in execution. Show More Summary

Vote For Philly’s Fast-Casual Restaurant of the Year

Which quick-serve restaurant made major news? Welcome to day four of the eighth annual Eater Awards, honoring the most esteemed restaurants, bars, chefs, and more in cities across the world. Here’s how the Eater Awards work: All 24 Eater...Show More Summary

Check Out the Classic Spanish Menu at Oloroso

Townsend Wentz's third restaurant is now open Chef Townsend Wentz just opened Oloroso, his third restaurant in Philly after Townsend, offering French fare on East Passyunk Avenue, and the Italian BYOB A Mano in Fairmount. But this time, he went Spanish. Show More Summary

Chic Sushi Spot Tuna Bar Is Ready for Its Close-up

It’s all about the fish at Old City’s newest restaurant Neighbors and tourists in Old City just got another dining option in the form of Tuna Bar, a stylish Japanese spot from chef-owner Ken Sze, who learned the trade at his family’s Yokohama in Maple Shade, New Jersey. Show More Summary

Look Inside Lebanese Market Suraya, Opening in Fishtown

It’s named after the owners’ grandmother Suraya, the 12,000-square-foot, three-part Middle Eastern eatery in Fishtown, kicks off phase one on November 28 when the market and all-day cafe opens its doors. A restaurant and an outdoor garden,...Show More Summary

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