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Eagles Linebacker Connor Barwin Loves Santucci's Pizza

Philly somms named Best of 2016 by Wine & Spirits, plus more news and gossip from around Philadelphia — We learned this week that one of Philly's favorite Eagles, Connor Barwin, orders Santucci's Pizza after every home game. In an interview with GQ, Barwin said, "You obviously try to get protein and amino acids back. Show More Summary

Wine To-Go is Now a Thing for Philly Restaurants

Jet Wine Bar kicks off the fun On August 8, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board began accepting requests for various new licenses and permits made available by Act 39, the same law that now allows grocery stores to sell wine. Among...Show More Summary

Philly Seafood Whisperer Finds a New Home in Haddonfield

Two Fish opens one week from today Chef Mike Stollenwerk has an opening date for his new Haddonfield, N.J. BYOB, Two Fish: Wednesday, September 21. The new spot at 26 South Haddon Avenue is only 24 seats, and like all of the chef's previous...Show More Summary

Fishtown's Pickled Heron Becomes Private Event Space

The five-year-old BYOB switches things up In today's Pickled Heron email newsletter — its subject titled "What a long strange trip it's been...." — owners Todd Braley and Daniela D'Ambrosio announced that the restaurant will be onlyShow More Summary

Passyunk’s Hottest Chefs Are Cooking on South Philly’s Hottest Rooftop

Add these events to your calendar CENTER CITY — For the next three Saturday nights (Sept 17, Sept 24 and Oct 1) at 10 p.m., “When Abe Met Diz” pops up at Dizengoff with Montreal-style smoked short rib pastrami tucked inside caraway-rye pitas and topped with beet-pickled turnips, dill tehina, sumac slaw, and fried onions. Show More Summary

Mica is Back in Action Under New Ownership

The Chestnut Hill restaurant reopens tonight after a two-month hiatus Back in August, Chip Roman sold his Chestnut Hill New American restaurant Mica to his at-the-time Blackfish chef de cuisine Yianni Arhontoulis. The young chef wasShow More Summary

On Point Kicks Off Brunch in Point Breeze

Dinner service launches next week Today is opening day for Point Breeze’s newest BYOB, On Point, a neighborhood bistro at 1200 Point Breeze Avenue, the former Breezy’s Cafe. Husband and wife team Juan and Mallory Lopez (with the help...Show More Summary

Where to Eat Ramen in Philadelphia

With a rich bone broth that simmers for days, springy noodles, and meaty, fresh, and funky additions, Japanese ramen will cure what ails you. And Philly? Philly's got the gamut: non-traditional slurp shops, authentic counters, modern...Show More Summary

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Just days before Live 8, in late June of 2005, the inimitable John Carroll, Phillyist's first editor, let the world know that Phillyist was live and online. Now five years, six months, three days, and nearly 13,000 posts later, it is my official duty to provide one last post for Phillyist. [ more › ]

Good Advice From a Bad Person

In which our Bad Person tear says goodbye. [ more › ]

This Week In Philadelphia Theatre

Love Lessons From Abu Ghraid, a one woman show that opens at Interact this week, looks pretty compelling. [ more › ]


Capogiro Photographed by: cheshire smile eats (and drinks) Center City [ more › ]

Prepare to Be Self-Conscious Every Time You Speak for the Rest of the Day

Surrounded by it every day, we often forget that our region has a unique accent. It's not until it's blatantly pointed out that we realize we collectively over-emphasize long "O" vowel sounds and unnecessarily abbreviate syllables. Today's video is all about our accent. It's hilarious at first, but kind of sad by the end. Do we really say "wooder?" [ more › ]

Introducing ... KeyPulp!

As we teased on Twitter yesterday and revealed to Technically Philly this morning, January 31 is not the last you'll be seeing of the Phillyist editors and staff. True, Phillyist won't be updated after 5:00 p.m. next Monday, but, as that song we got stuck in your heads last week goes: "every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." [ more › ]

And Now, For Something Completely Different

Due to a crippling shortage of local videos not focused on fires, murdered police officers, Glenn Beck, or abortion in today's internet, we've decided to run a campaign of visual distraction. May we present: a little girl and her dog. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra

PHA evacuated; Doctor accused of killing one patient and eight babies at abortion clinic; monster HD television screen coming to Citizens Bank Park; and more in today's Extra, Extra. [ more › ]

Thanks for Four Years of Awesome

It was a (presumably) cold November day in 2006 when I made my humble debut on Phillyist with a post called Elevating My Frustration. It was about elevator etiquette. I've come a long way since then. I featured interesting Twitter users and hope some of them will follow us into the future at @keypulp. Show More Summary

Yo, Philly In the News

Local student gets to sit next to Michelle Obama, local community group wins a grant from the Dept. of Education and more in this morning's news! [ more › ]

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