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Verts is Open in Center City With Free Pitas — And Other Intel

Also, Balboa wants to teach you about Koji fermentation — Austin-based fast-casual Mediterranean grill spot Verts touches down in Philly today at 1601 Market Street, with build-your-own pitas, salads, rice and quinoa bowls. If you make...Show More Summary

Philadelphia’s Most Anticipated Openings, Spring 2017

Warmth is coming, and so are restaurants The worst of the winter is behind us, and vegetation isn’t the only thing that’s going to be springing to life soon in Philadelphia. Here are 13 new restaurants expected to open up in Philly this...Show More Summary

Building Up Philly’s Vegan Scene — A History of Blackbird Pizzeria and Grindcore House

The city’s meat-free options have increased tenfold since 2010 It takes a village to build a city’s meatless community. Before the locally renowned Blackbird Pizzeria opened in 2010, there were only two places — Govinda’s VegetarianShow More Summary

New Location from Jezabel’s Cafe Owner Will Have Teas, Empanadas

They’ll also sell retail there The owner behind Argentinean destination Jezabel’s Cafe has a second location in the works. It will be located at 208 S. 45th St. in West Philadelphia. The upcoming Jezabel’s Studio will combine both food and retail offerings, according to a report from Philly.com. Show More Summary

Rachel Vigoda IN as Eater Philly Editor

Meet the site’s new leader Eater is thrilled to announce that Rachel Vigoda is the new editor of Eater Philly. Her first day is today. Vigoda is a longtime Philadelphia-based journalist. She most recently covered arts and entertainment...Show More Summary

Evil Genius’ Wild Brews Find A Permanent Fishtown Home As Of Today

They also have a Sega Genesis Craft brewery Evil Genius has been around town before in pop-up form, and as of today, their permanent Fishtown location is open. Practically underneath the El, not far from Berks Station, the 6,000 square...Show More Summary

What Are Philly Restaurants, Bars, and Cafes Doing For International Women’s Day?

It’s also A Day Without Women It’s International Women’s Day, and you’ll likely see signs of it around town in Philly today — most notably, there’s a rally outside Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey’s Chestnut Street office at 1 p.m., as...Show More Summary

Manayunk’s Union Taco is Moving And Adding A Burger Joint

More from chef Nick Farina — and his 11-year-old son A double-whammy of restaurant news on Manayunk’s Main Street — first up, Union Taco is set for an upgrade. The older of chef-owner Nick Farina’s duo of taquerias (the other is further out of Philly, in Flourtown) has been a BYOB operation at 4229 Main Street for around two and a half years. Show More Summary

The Clock is Officially Ticking Down On Little Pete’s Center City Location

Just under three months until it’s gone Feeling down for a Monday? Here’s some news that might not help — after months of foreboding, venerable Center City diner Little Pete’s now has a clear timeline for its demise. The decades-old diner with its horseshoe counter will close its doors on Memorial Day — Monday, May 29. Show More Summary

Garces’ 24 Is More Efficient Than Lovable: Critic

But in Berwyn, LaBan finds brews with personality — Jose Garces’ Italian restaurant on the Schuylkill, 24 Wood Fired Fare, is in the critical spotlight again this week, after getting double-reviewed last week. This week, Foobooz’s Jason...Show More Summary

Otis & Pickles Speakeasy Is Done Fermenting And Ready For Consumption

The Pennsport bar opens Friday The latest from Charlie Collazo, owner of Spring Garden brewpub The Institute Bar, touches down in Pennsport on Friday. Otis & Pickles Speakeasy takes the place of the former Cooley’s Bar on South 3rd Street,...Show More Summary

Princeton’s Mistral Boosts Mall Food at KOP Starting Today

Take a look at the menu and décor Celebrated Princeton, NJ chef Scott Anderson’s Mistral makes its debut today in the King of Prussia mall. It’s part of the mall management’s concerted efforts to break away from greasy food court notions...Show More Summary

Beiler’s Donuts Starts Frying In University City Right Now

The new location is open on Chestnut If you’re a fan of Beiler’s Donuts but not a fan of going to Center City, it’s your lucky day — Philly’s doughnut darling just opened its brand new University City location, ridiculously close to UPenn. Show More Summary

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

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