All Blogs / Local Interest / United States / Philadelphia / Popular


Center City Lands Yet Another Sweetgreen Location

1601 Market Street is up next With three locations already within city limits (Rittenhouse, Washington Square West, and University City), and two others out in the suburbs (Ardmore and King of Prussia), the fast-casual salad pros at Sweetgreen aren’t slowing down their roll. Show More Summary

Grey Lodge Crew Breathes New Life Into Port Richmond Crab Joint

Bonk's Bar soft-opened last night For 20 years, Mike "Scoats" Scotese and his business partner Patrick McGinley have torn it up in the Northeast with their three fantastic craft-centric bars, Grey Lodge Pub, Hop Angel Brauhaus, and Sawtown Tavern. Show More Summary

South Philly Barbacoa Gets Back into the Torta Game With a New Sister Restaurant

El Compadre opens next week About two months ago, after some big-time Bon Appetit accolade, South Philly Barbacoa owners Cristina Martinez and Ben Miller scrapped their weekday torta menu, reserving it only for special functions and events. Show More Summary

Top-Chef Winner Nick Elmi Brings ‘Wit and Creativity’ to East Passyunk with ITV

Craig LaBan gave the new wine bar-small plater three bells Snagging three bells from Inquirer critic Craig LaBan is a tough task, and doing it twice in a row is a feat. But Nick Elmi, Philly’s most recent Top Chef winner, is no stranger...Show More Summary

Geno’s Steaks Loses Racist Signage

Plus, Shake Shack could open in South Jersey, and Vedge is celebrating its 5th birthday with a $55 tasting menu Coming Attractions Shake Shack, after opening two locations in Philly, and two more in King of Prussia, is setting its eyes on suburban Marlton, N.J. Show More Summary

Bella Vista’s Bar One is a Bar and Bruncherie With an Italian Accent

The nation’s oldest Italian restaurant has a hip new sibling When Eater first broke the news about the country’s oldest Italian restaurant, Ralph’s, opening a new concept in the old Wishing Well space across the street, co-owner Ryan Rubino was optimistic it would open within four months, by April 2016. Show More Summary

Guy Fieri to Debut his First Philly-Area Restaurant in Chester County

Plus, Valley Forge Casino gets a new steakhouse this week CHESTER COUNTY — Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives host Guy Fieri will open Guy Fieri’s Philly Kitchen + Bar inside the Chester County Harrah’s. Over the past few weeks, the restaurant...Show More Summary

Here Are Your Minute-Pizza Options at Philly’s First &pizza

It opens tomorrow Tomorrow, &pizza opens at 1430 Walnut Street in the same complex as The Cheesecake Factory (up above) and right next door to a Verizon Wireless branch. The entrance is actually on 15th Street, directly across the street from Max Brenner. Show More Summary

Stove & Tap Guys Opening Two New Restaurants in the ‘Burbs

An Italian trattoria and a Mexican cantina are planned for the Exton, PA town center Justin Weathers and Joe Monnich, two of the brains behind Lansdale’s Stove & Tap (which, by the way, got some two-star love from Philly Mag’s critic,...Show More Summary

Smoked Octopus Pizza and Craft Pitchers Are On the Menu at Harp & Crown

It opens today; peep the menus Today at 5 p.m., Michael Schulson's Center City newcomer Harp & Crown will open at 1525 Sansom Street. The concept: a bright and beautiful American restaurant and bar on the ground floor, and down below, an exclusive cocktail bar, lounge, and two-lane bowling alley. Show More Summary

The 17 Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, October 2016

In Philly, brunch is a big deal. We're a city that works hard during the week and plays even harder on the weekends. Starting the morning with good sustenance is key, and waking up to something soul-restoring is necessary. Some spots...Show More Summary

Hawthornes's Bottle Shop Isn’t Just for Beer Anymore

Wine hits the shelves in Bella Vista A few weeks ago, Eater told you all about the new Pennsylvania law allowing restaurants to sell wine to-go, virtually turning any bar which applies for the extended license into a mini, private wine shop — something Philly’s longed for since food and drink became a priority around these parts. Show More Summary

The 38 Essential Philadelphia Restaurants, Fall 2016

The Eater 38: your answer and ours to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" This highly elite group covers the entire city, from the big players to the little guys, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs. Show More Summary

Butcher Shop-Inspired Restaurant Opening in Rittenhouse

Meat-lovers, rejoice! George Anni, owner of the Anni Restaurant Family restaurants, is adding another concept to his mini-empire. It'll be called Butcher Bar, an homage to the old-school butcher shops of yore. Butcher Bar will will join...Show More Summary

25 Iconic Dishes That Define Philadelphia

When you come to Philly, you should listen to what they say. Find a cheesesteak, order some water ice, buy a soft pretzel. Do those things because you should do those things, and for the most part, you can't really go wrong doing those things. Show More Summary

Dino's Backstage, a 40s-Style Supper Club and Cabaret, Opened in Glenside

Dine like they did in the good ol' days Dino's Backstage & The Celebrity Room opened on June 24 with all the glitz and glam you can imagine from a 1940s-style cabaret in suburban Pennsylvania. It took a little longer than expected, but...Show More Summary

Stephen Starr to Take Over Serafina in Rittenhouse Square

This should've happened years ago Today, Stephen Starr confirmed he'll be taking over the space at 130 S. 18th Street, currently Serafina. The concept isn't fleshed out just yet. Serafina has been a bit of a blemish on Rittenhouse'sShow More Summary

Updated: Rage On After 2 A.M. During the DNC, Harrisburg Extends Last Call for Philly Bars

Party till the sun comes up Update July 14, 4:53 p.m. It appears as though bars will not have to pay the $5,000 application fee. According to a PLCB rep, the $5,000 fee is a "one-time application fee paid by the DNC Host Committee".Show More Summary

Palladino's Closes with Complications

"Celebrity chef" Luke Palladino owes a lot of money to a lot of people Today, Philly.com reported about the temporary closure of East Passyunk's Italian restaurant Palladino's. Chef-owner Luke Palladino wants to - in his words - "evolve"...Show More Summary

Di Bruno Bros. at The Franklin Will Begin Serving Wine

For right now, it'll be by the glass-only As you've been made aware, The Franklin's Di Bruno Bros. recently launched the company's first-ever bottle shop, and according to a store rep, wine is on the way. In keeping with the company's dedication to providing the ultimate cheese-pairing experience, Di Bruno Bros. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC