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Where to Eat and Drink in Fishtown

With a side of Kensington Named for its once-booming shad industry, this historically working class ‘hood is a case study in the more palatable side of gentrification. Stalwarts like Standard Tap and Johnny Brenda’s paved the way for...Show More Summary

First Look at the Retro Franklin Ice Cream Bar

Check out those Keystone Bars The Berley brothers are expanding their dessert domination with Franklin Ice Cream Bar, an Old City shop with a vintage vibe like sister spots Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionery, which share the block. Show More Summary

This Block of South Street Is Hoarding All the Restaurants

Nori Sushi should open in September Two new eateries are joining the food lineup on the 1600 block of South Street, already home to Tio Flores, Magpie, Miles Table, Founding Fathers, Delicious Bites Deli, Entree, and the new Tico's Tacos, which opened earlier this year. Show More Summary

Philly Chefs Pitch in to Support Houston After Hurricane Harvey

Follow #chefs4houston Local chefs are raising money for disaster relief in flood-ravaged Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Eli Kulp and Ellen Yin of High Street Hospitality Group started #chefs4houston, with a call for Philly restaurants to create a dish, serve it nightly, and donate the proceeds. Show More Summary

17 Sports Bars in Philly to Watch NFL and College Football

Where to catch the game Football season is here and in a sports town like Philly there’s no shortage of bars to watch the game. Whether you wind up cheering on the Eagles or your favorite college football team in a familiar neighborhood...Show More Summary

Want to Write for Eater Philly?

The site is looking for a new contributor Are you obsessed with the diverse and exciting dining scene in Philadelphia? Do you have proven journalistic chops? There might just be a spot for you here at Eater Philly. We're currently seeking...Show More Summary

Epic Philly Sandwiches to Eat Before You Die

If there's one thing this city excels at, it's the sandwich Philly is a sandwich town, through and through. Cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches put the city on the map — and now it's so much more. Philly is a hoagie town, a roast beef town, a potato and chorizo torta town, a banh mi town. Show More Summary

A Spanish Restaurant With Celebrity Ties Is Going Into the Old Boyd Theater

Further proof of Philly’s restaurant boom A celebrity-owned, Madrid-based restaurant with locations in Ibiza and Miami is heading to, of all places, Philly. Tatel will open in the former Boyd Theater at 1908 Chestnut Street, reports Show More Summary

The 13 Most Anticipated Restaurants in Philadelphia, Fall 2017

Tracking what’s next in the Philly restaurant scene Say so long to summer and hello to new restaurants. From fried chicken on East Passyunk to Lebanese fare in Fishtown, plus a Top Chef winner’s new Old City digs, here are 13 highly anticipated eateries expected to open in Philly this fall. Show More Summary

Gina’s 45 in Old City Is Opening Today

The property had been vacant since 2015 Last week Eater got word Curt Large and Josh Shemesh were finishing up renovations at the former Irish Pol in Old City and would be debuting their new venture, Gina’s 45, very soon. Well, it’s happening today. Show More Summary

A Peruvian Restaurant and Pisco Bar Is Heading to Northern Liberties

Chalaco’s is going into the former Bar Ferdinand space A Peruvian husband and wife are bringing the flavors of their homeland to the Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties. Francisco Acevedo and Carmen Silva are opening Chalaco's Ceviche & Pisco Bar with partner Giovanni Delfino in what was formerly Bar Ferdinand, across from the Piazza at 1030 N. Show More Summary

Dottie's Brings Vegan Doughnuts to Queen Village

It opens this week right next to vegan pizzeria Blackbird Jeff Poleon and Matt Quinn, the duo behind Dottie’s Donuts, know 6th Street in Queen Village well. The block, which is where their vegan doughnut shop will be opening its second...Show More Summary

Here’s What People Were Eating at Diner en Blanc 2017

There were a lot of hoagies Diner en Blanc, that secretive summer pop-up that takes over a different public space for one evening every August, is a spectacle and an avid Instagrammer's dream — but at its heart, it's a dinner party.Show More Summary

Philadelphia's 18 Most Iconic Dishes

The food that defines Philly Everyone knows what you're supposed to eat in Philly. Pick a cheesesteak or hoagie (or both), stop for some water ice, buy a soft pretzel. But save room, because there's way more to Philly's food scene. Like...Show More Summary

Long-Vacant Old City Bar Gets a Major Makeover

Say hello to Gina’s 45 After a year of renovations, the vacant Old City bar at 45 S. 3rd Street will open within a month or so as Gina’s 45. The address was most recently the Irish Pol, which closed in early 2015 to move to 114 Market Street, though some Philadelphians might date themselves by remembering it as Saint Jack’s, and then Jager’s. Show More Summary

Palizzi Social Club Makes Bon Appétit's List of the 10 Best New Restaurants in America

“Yes, Italians do it better.” South Philly’s Palizzi Social Club nabbed a spot on Bon Appétit’s list of the 10 Best New Restaurants in America for 2017, coming in at number four. Editors Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer released the Hot 10 this morning. Show More Summary

Eulogy Belgian Tavern in Old City Is Closed for Good

It was there for 15 years After announcing on Facebook at the end of July that Eulogy Belgian Tavern in Old City would be closed for “a week of renovations and vacation” starting August 6, owner Michael Naessens just revealed that Eulogy will not be reopening. Show More Summary

Get the Phish-Inspired Doughnuts at FedNuts Tomorrow Only

From the Baker’s Dozen concerts Here’s the deal: Philly’s own Federal Donuts was tapped to come up with a different doughnut for each night of Phish’s Baker’s Dozen concert series at Madison Square Garden. Before each of the 13 shows,...Show More Summary

Where to Eat Barbecue in Philadelphia

All the smoked meat While Philly is by no means considered a barbecue town, the city has an appreciation for the many variations of smoked meat. Like all good things in life, barbecue is an expression of passion and a product of patience. Show More Summary

South Philly Hoagie Icon to be Replaced With Pizzeria

Owner’s heart condition spells Sarcone’s shutter Beloved 20-year-old deli and hoagie spot Sarcone’s Deli is permanently closed, and its space is set to become a new location for Haddonfield, N.J. pizzeria Angelo’s. Open on 9th Street since 1997, Sarcone’s Deli became a hub for cold Italian hoagies. Show More Summary

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