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Top Chef Nick Elmi Is Opening a Bar in Old City

He’s working on it with the pair behind Royal Izakaya and Khyber Pass Pub Nick Elmi, the Top Chef Season 11 champ behind the always-booked Laurel on East Passyunk, is opening a bar in Old City with restauranteurs Stephen Simons and David Frank. Show More Summary

Where to Eat at Philadelphia International Airport

Just in time for summer travel, here's Eater's guide to dining in and around PHL Whether you’re looking for an early morning bloody Mary or a fortifying meal before an overseas flight, Philadelphia International Airport has upped its eating and drinking game just in time for summer travel season. Show More Summary

Upcoming Philly Restaurants: Flow State, Urban Village Brewing, and More

A continually updated list of bars, coffee shops, and restaurants opening soon around the area KENSINGTON — Le Cordon Bleu-trained pasty chef Melanie Diamond-Manlusoc is opening a coffee shop and gelateria at 2413 Frankford Avenue alongside her wife, Liz, and their friend (and Philly native) Maggie Lee. Show More Summary

The Best and Worst of Food Delivery Services in Philly

Are you a fan of Caviar? A Grubhub devotee? Getting food delivered has moved way past calling up the corner pizza joint. That same pizza, and pretty much every other edible item out there, is now silently summoned through a variety of...Show More Summary

Little Pete’s Says Goodbye With a Block Party

The diner is closing on Memorial Day After 39 years, Little Pete’s, the well-loved diner on 17th and Chancellor Streets, is closing for good on Memorial Day to make way for a Hyatt hotel. Owner Pete Koutroubas is throwing a block party the following day to say farewell. “I’m crying already. Show More Summary

Six Feet Under Has a Chef and an Opening Date

The underground gastropub is just off Washington Square Subterranean gastropub Six Feet Under is slated to join the Washington Square West lineup on Friday, July 7. The new restaurant is going into 727 Walnut Street, just off the park in what was most recently Umai Royal. Show More Summary

5 Things You May Not Know About Hop Sing Laundromat

In honor of the bar’s fifth birthday Chinatown’s speakeasy-style Hop Sing Laundromat, owned by man of mystery Lê, is celebrating five years of accidentally being a speakeasy. “The things people say about us aren’t true,” says Lê of the cocktail destination, named one of the 30 greatest bars in the world by Condé Nast Traveler in 2015. Show More Summary

Sing Your Heart Out at These 14 Philly Karaoke Bars

Build up some liquid courage and grab the mic Got the urge to sing? Here are some the best spots in Philly to get your karaoke on, whether you're looking to host a birthday blowout complete with bottle service and hours of sing-along...Show More Summary

Cheu Fishtown Has a Mural of an Octopus Eating Noodles

The second location of Cheu is coming along on Frankford Ave The second location of Cheu Noodle Bar, from Bing Bing Dim Sum’s Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh, looks to be well on its way in Fishtown. It’s going into the old Bicycle Stable...Show More Summary

Where You Should Be Eating Sushi in Philadelphia

From hamachi sashimi to Philly rolls. There’s some serious sushi talent in Philly right now. Whether it's the simplest sashimi or a gussied-up roll with tempura shrimp, tuna on top, and three kinds of sauce, there's no shortage of options...Show More Summary

Philly’s Favorite Indian Chain Is About to Open in King of Prussia

It’s Tiffin’s first franchise location The popular Indian restaurant Tiffin, which began as a delivery-only service and now has nine brick-and-mortar locations in the Philadelphia region, is opening in King of Prussia next month. The newest Tiffin, going into 254 W. Show More Summary

Headhouse Square’s New All-Day Restaurant Will Serve Alcohol and Rival Bros. Coffee

It’s from the folks behind Green Engine Coffee Co. Zach Morris and Kelsey Bush of Green Engine Coffee Co. in Haverford are opening an all-day restaurant on Headhouse Square, in the former Cafe Nola space at 414 S. 2nd Street. The restaurant,...Show More Summary

South Street Is Getting a Poutine Shop Next Week

Curds are having a moment SOUTH STREET — Smoke’s Poutinerie is slated to open at 411-413 South Street on Monday, May 22. It’s the first East Coast address for Smoke’s — set in what was a Subway sandwich shop — but several more are in the works. Show More Summary

Franklin Bar Is Going 'Way, Way Overboard' With a Tiki Theme Upstairs

Pineapples and paper umbrellas as far as the eye can see The Franklin Bar in Rittenhouse, known for its subterranean speakeasy vibe, is transforming the more casual but similarly artful upstairs into something entirely different: a tiki bar. Show More Summary

19 Essential Philadelphia Bars

Where to drink in Philly Philly has always been a place with plenty of watering holes, favorite taverns, and corner bars in every neighborhood. We’ve long been one of the country’s best beer cities. Hell, the Citywide Special was invented...Show More Summary

Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free Dining Options in Philadelphia

Don't let your dietary restrictions stop you from having a good meal When people visit Philly, they'll most likely want cheesesteak. And good on them! We're good at cheesesteaks. But when you've scarfed down a greasy, meaty sandwich the size of your forearm, vegetables start looking mighty fine. Show More Summary

Marc Vetri Is Testing Out a New Pie at Pizzeria Vetri Tonight

The chef is practicing for his upcoming cookbook COOKBOOKS — Marc Vetri will be in the kitchen at Pizzeria Vetri tonight doing research for his next cookbook, Mastering Pizza, and giving diners a preview of one of his new recipes. Catch...Show More Summary

Keen Is Taking Shape on Lombard Street

The restaurant has been in the works for quite a while Caitlin and Chris Rorer are hoping to open Keen, at 1708 Lombard Street, early this summer. It’s the first restaurant for the couple, who met at the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College. Show More Summary

The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, May 2017

On the hunt for the buzziest brunches Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend—with good reason. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try. Show More Summary

Pat’s Is Giving Away Free Cheesesteaks on Wednesday

But you have to order through Caviar Cheesesteaks from Pat’s King of Steaks are now available through food-delivery service Caviar and they’re doing a giveaway to make sure everyone knows. On Wednesday, May 10, order one original cheesesteak...Show More Summary

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