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Verts Sets Philly Opening Date And Promises Free Food

Fast-casual will soon be available in “Mediterranean” flavor Hey Philadelphia, do you like your food service to come in fast casual form? Buckle up, because after last week’s announcement of Neapolitan pizzeria MidiCi coming to town,...Show More Summary

Chef Georges Perrier is Cooking Up Bouillabaisse at Baril

A Philly culinary hero returns to the kitchen France by way of Philadelphia chef Georges Perrier — owner of the now-closed, always-renowned Le Bec-Fin — is set to get back in the kitchen at Rittenhouse Square’s Baril, at least on a limited basis. Show More Summary

Two Critics Agree: Garces’ 24 is Good, Not Great

And Res Ipsa hits the gnocchi out of the park — It’s a critical party at Jose Garces’ newest restaurant, 24 (full name: 24 Wood Fired Fare), as both the Inquirer’s Craig LaBan and the Courier-Post’s Emily Teele drop by and both offer kind words to the Schuylkill River-adjacent spot, open since last November. Show More Summary

This Cali-Based Fast Fine Pizza Chain is Coming to KOP

With legit Neapolitan pies Neapolitan pizza-but-from California chain MidiCi has announced plans to set up shop in Pennsylvania, with its first location to open in King of Prussia Town Center in the coming months. It’s part of a major...Show More Summary

This Philly Pizzeria Would Like You To Get Married On Premises

You may now kiss the pepperoni Do you love pizza and your significant other enough to combine the two for one of the most special moments of your life? Well, fast casual choose-your-own-toppings pizzeria &Pizza (“And Pizza”, or “Ampersand...Show More Summary

Where To Pick Up Poke In Philly

An exhaustive list Poke — the healthy-leaning Hawaiian raw fish bowl, not unlike chirashi — was pinned as the big food trend for 2016. And while Philly wasn’t spared from the marinated ahi tuna craze, by late summer the city only had...Show More Summary

The Big Philly Coffee Map

Get caffeinated You can get a cup of coffee pretty much anywhere, but as Philly's scene grows and diversifies, there are more and more truly notable spots where you can opt to caffeinate. The third wave of coffee has crashed hard all over much of America, and Philadelphia is no exception. Show More Summary

Wear Your Cheesesteak Love On Your Sleeve With Geno’s New Apparel Store — And Other Intel

Including alcohol made with carrots — Famed South Philly cheesesteakery Geno’s Steaks is beefing up its non-edible offerings, having launched a new online store offering quite the variety of Geno’s-branded gear. Geno’s did already sell...Show More Summary

Sandwich Slingers Help Each Other Out As John’s Roast Pork Gets Robbed

Thieves snatched money earmarked for charity South Philly sandwich hero John’s Roast Pork had a lousy-ass start to the day on Friday, after burglars shimmied into the decades-old restaurant via an exhaust fan in the roof. The robbery,...Show More Summary

Don't Forget to Tip Your Eater

Despite the current trend, here, tipping is encouraged As Philly's dining scene continues to blow up, it's you, the readers, the tipsters, the gossipers, the rumormongers that keep us afloat. You are the blood that runs through our veins, always keeping us in-the-know, on top of all things Philly food and drink. Show More Summary

Second District Brewery Brings Tea IPA And Vegan Pork Rinds to South Philly

A beer scene booster shot Fans of interesting brews, listen up — Second District Brewery is here for you, from the former owner of now-defunct Nodding Head brewery, Curt Decker. Speaking earlier in the week, Decker has been clear that...Show More Summary

Critic: Spring Garden’s Stockyard is Sandwich Heaven

And Harp & Crown is good, but trying a little hard — Courier-Post critic Emily Teel visits Spring Garden scratch sandwich spot Stockyard Sandwich Co, open since October from ex-Morimoto and Kensington Quarters chefs Will Lindsay and Mike Metzger, who aimed to bring “rigorous” culinary techniques to a more casual, hand-held setting. Show More Summary

Philly Has More James Beard Semi-Finalists This Year Than 2016 — Just

The numerical awards break-down Semi-finalists for the James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards dropped yesterday, and it was another strong showing for Philly. 17 chefs, restaurants, bakers, and more are up for awards, compared to 16Show More Summary

Philly Restaurants Are Closing or Cutting Operations For Day Without Immigrants Today

Here’s the list Today — February 16 — restaurants and other businesses across the country will either close for the day or reduce their operations. It’s due to a mass protest movement, The Day Without Immigrants. It’s encouraging immigrant...Show More Summary

Check Out Philadelphia Distilling’s Huge New Fishtown Location

Including an early look at their cocktails Pennsylvania’s first craft distillery is opening up a brand new, semi-public distilling facility-cum-drinkery in Fishtown, and it’s a big one — 15,000 square feet, to be precise. Philadelphia...Show More Summary

The Philly Restaurants That Give Back to the Community

The most genorous tables in town Back in January, Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook's new restaurant Rooster Soup Company captured Philadelphia’s attention with its business model that donates 100% of profits to charity. Has there been...Show More Summary

Swanky Corndogs Touch Down At Reading Terminal Market

File under: no gluten whatsoever That classic American phallic foodstuff, the corndog, just got a makeover courtesy of a brand new counter at the Reading Terminal Market. Fox & Son Fancy Corndogs went fully operational over the weekend,...Show More Summary

UberEats Expands to The Main Line — And Other Food News

Including Yelp’s attempt to deduce Pennsylvania’s most romantic restaurant — Havertonians and Villanovites (and more) just got a swathe of new delivery options, as the food arm of transport giant Uber announced this morning that a large chunk north of City Avenue will now be covered on the UberEats app. Show More Summary

LaBan Gets Poetic About Royal Izakaya’s Fishy Successes

And out in NJ, the new Catelli Duo is fine September Queen Village newcomer Royal Izakaya already got the thumbs-up treatment from Foobooz’s Jason Sheehan a couple of weeks back. This week, the Japanese pub extracted a similar reaction from Craig LaBan at the Inquirer. Show More Summary

Ex-Giorgio on Pine Chef Opens Bocconcini Today

Casual Italian from Crystal Fox Giorgio Pizza on Pine is no more — instead, welcome Bocconcini into its Washington Square West space as of today. It’s new from Crystal Fox, an ex-Chopped contestant who was most recently in the kitchen...Show More Summary

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