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El Compadre’s Isaías Berriozabal-Martinez Has Died

He was only 23 Isaías Berriozabal-Martinez, the 23-year-old chef-owner behind El Compadre, South Philly Barbacoa’s torta extension, unexpectedly and tragically passed away on January 11 from unknown causes. Berriozabal-Martinez, sonShow More Summary

Strange Things Are Happening in the Philly Restaurant Scene

Post-apocalyptic restaurants and kung fu cooking classes? Sure, why not! FISHTOWN — You’re probably well aware of The Fillmore, Fishtown’s mega-venue shining bright at the confluence of Delaware and Frankford Avenue. But it’d be safe...Show More Summary

Eater Philly Seeks a New Editor — Is it You?

Restaurant-obsessed reporter wanted Today it’s our sad duty to announce that Alex Tewfik — editor and driving force behind Eater Philly for the past 16 months — is moving on. Effective immediately, we’re looking for the next person to lead the charge at Eater Philly. Show More Summary

Puyero Will Make Your Venezuelan Street Food Dreams Come True

Queen Village just got a healthy dose of arepas and fried plantains Philly’s Latin American food scene gets a small bump of Venezuelan flavor today now that Puyero is open at 524 South 4th Street. Brothers Gil and Simon Arends, plusShow More Summary

University City is About to Undergo a Serious Restaurant Boom

Big things are happening west of the Schuylkill Today, local real estate company Post Brothers announced their hefty plans to open five new restaurants inside their recently-acquired apartment building Hamilton Court. The historic structure...Show More Summary

The University City Beiler’s Donuts is Getting Closer

Plus Fishtown loses a French BYOB, but gains a new cidery Plywood Report Back in August, Beiler’s, the doughnut sweetheart of Philadelphia, announced two pieces of big news: First, it opened its first-ever non-Reading-Terminal-Market location in Lancaster, PA. Show More Summary

Experts Reflect on the 2016 Philly Food Scene

Here’s what the pros think Eater asked a group of Philly journalists, bloggers and friends of the site to weigh in on the year in food. Here, they share their thoughts about Philadelphia’s dining scene today. Top Restaurant StandbysShow More Summary

Philly's Best Stromboli (and Other Things That Are Not Calzones)

When Eater first posed the question "Who serves the best calzones in Philly?" to our readers in preparation for this, the Calzone Power Hour, the vexation was palpable. "I've never eaten a calzone in Philly," came one blunt comment. And this, via Twitter: "Total calzones I've eaten in life: maybe 2. Show More Summary

Epic Philly Sandwiches To Eat Before You Die

This is a sandwich town, through and through. Our cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches put us on the map, and now, we're so much more. We're a hoagie town, a roast beef town, a potato and chorizo torta town, a rotisserie chicken on baguette with dijon town. Show More Summary

Philly’s New Year’s Eve Dinners In All of Their Many Ways

Here’s where you should be eating to ring in 2017 For a worldly New Year’s Eve... Saté Kampar - East Passyunk’s Malaysian saté house will be offering all-you-can-eat saté with all the fixings for just $55. And for $20 more, add on all-you-can-eat chili crabs. Show More Summary

Now You Can Order a Side of Bubbly With Your Gluten-Free ChickenShack at Shake Shack

Plus, three area fast-casual restaurants are expanding and Pennsport’s Doc’s Union Pub is changing hands Expansions has the word on three local quick-serve restaurants expanding into new markets, furthering their insatiable hunger to dominate the area’s fast-casual market. Show More Summary

Queen Village Gets a Big-Deal Sushi Bar This Week

Jesse Ito takes Royal Sushi & Izakaya to the next level When Royal Sushi & Izakaya opened, it was quite the surprise. After all, the restaurant took close to six years to open its doors; it was a saga that lasted far longer than any other restaurant opening in the city in the last decade. Show More Summary

Brewery ARS Finally Opened in South Philly

For the first time, West Passyunk gets some brewery love The last Eater heard about Brewery ARS was back in March, when brothers Sean and Andy Arsenault were still dealing with the mass amounts of permitting involved with opening a brewery in Philadelphia. Show More Summary

The Eater Philly Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink Now, Winter 2016

If you want to know the hottest new places to eat in Philly right now, you check the Eater Heatmap. Now, it's just as easy to figure out where to drink, rightthisveryminute. Enter Eater Philly's Cocktail Heatmap, your guide to the hottest drinking dens and restaurant bars of the moment serving up notable cocktails. Show More Summary

Foobooz’s Arthur Etchells Moving On

And he’s jumping on the craft distilling wagon Arthur Etchells, founder of the Philadelphia magazine food and restaurant blog Foobooz, has stepped down from his post after 10 years. In a post titled "Blog Post #12,008 - the one where...Show More Summary

It’s Opening Day for HipCityVeg’s Midtown Village Location

New this time: breakfast As of 7 a.m. today, Nicole Marquis’s 100% plant-based fast fooder, HipCityVeg, is officially open in its brand new store at 121 South Broad Street in the North American Building. The new location is number three for Philly — number four, all day. Show More Summary

8 Christmas Eve Dinners Worth Your While

This year, instead of slaving over your stove, take Christmas Eve off. There are plenty of restaurants and bars around the city staying open and putting together festive and delicious feasts for your family and friends, so whether you...Show More Summary

Where to Eat Tacos in Philadelphia

Perennially craveable, endlessly customizable, and almost embarrassingly affordable, tacos are pretty much the keystone of Eater Philly's diet. Luckily, the city is rife with great ones, from those served up on styrofoam plates in cramped quarters to celeb chef riffs. Show More Summary

Philadelphia's Essential Happy Hours, Mapped

Pennsylvania doesn't make it easy to drink on the cheap. Most establishments buy liquor and wine at retail price with little-to-no wholesale discount to speak of, and those hefty mark-ups can be a hard pill to swallow. Enter happy hour: the glorious time of day when food and drinks are both discounted and, more often than not, a casual affair. Show More Summary

What to Know About Res Ipsa, the All-Day Cafe Opening in Rittenhouse

The crews behind Fishtown’s ReAnimator Coffee and Stock team up for a new hybrid concept Res Ipsa, opening this Friday, December 9, at 2218 Walnut Street, is the new Rittenhouse partner-project by two highly-accomplished Fishtown business...Show More Summary

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