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Philly’s 22 Essential Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants

When people visit Philly, they most likely want a cheesesteak. Fair enough: 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. Fortunately Philly's got one of the country's most exciting vegetarian and vegan dining scenes. Show More Summary

Where to Eat Up and Down the Jersey Shore

The best bets this summer from beachside classics to new favorites Anyone who grew up spending summers at the Jersey Shore has a special place in their heart for cheesy slices of Manco & Manco pizza, cones of swirled Kohr’s custard, and tubs of sticky caramel corn from Johnson’s. Show More Summary

Kevin Sbraga’s Last Restaurant Is Closing — And More Food News

Sylva Senat’s Maison 208 has an opening date and Stephen Starr is headed to D.C. again — Kevin Sbraga’s Fat Ham in King of Prussia will close this weekend after just nine months. The Top Chef winner’s Fat Ham in University City is already closed, along with his Sbraga on Broad Street, Juniper Commons, also formerly on Broad, and Sbraga & Co. Show More Summary

The Eater Philly Cocktail Heatmap, June 2017

Where to drink right now If you want to discover the newest and hottest places to eat in Philly, you check the Eater Heatmap. Now it's just as easy to know where to drink, from happy hour through last call. Eater Philly's Cocktail Heatmap...Show More Summary

Eat and Drink Your Way Through Philadelphia’s Historic District

A guide to the best restaurants in Old City It comes as no big surprise that the birthplace of American democracy — home to the Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin’s print shop, Betsy Ross’s flag-making studio, and the very same building where the U.S. Show More Summary

Pride 2017: Where to Eat, Drink, and Score Deals Along the Parade Route

Philly’s LGBT Pride Parade and Festival is Sunday, June 18 The rainbow crosswalks at 13 th and Locust streets in the Gayborhood are a perfect place for Philly’s annual LGBT Pride Parade and Festival to begin this Sunday, June 18. Thousands...Show More Summary

10 Restaurants Worth the Drive From Philadelphia

These must-try eateries are all within two hours of Philly Whether it’s a lack of AC or a surplus of dripping cups of wooder ice, summertime in Philly is a decidedly sticky affair. But that makes it the ideal season to hop in the car, roll down the windows, and hit the road in search of destination dining experiences. Show More Summary

Road Trip Week 2017: The Best Food and Restaurants Near Philadelphia

Dining destinations worth the drive It’s Eater Philly’s first Road Trip Week. Keep up with everything here.

Road Trip Week Starts Now

Come along for the ride Welcome to Eater's first-ever Road Trip Week. Starting now through Friday, Eater Philly, along with the rest of the Eater family, will explore must-try dining destinations worth the drive. Look out for a list of the best restaurants within a two hours’ drive of Philly. Show More Summary

The Horseshoe Counter from Little Pete’s Diner Is Up for Sale

An online auction is going on now Little Pete’s Rittenhouse diner closed at the end of May after 39 years at 17th and Chancellor. A Hyatt hotel is taking over the block, which means everything at the much-loved divey diner has to go....Show More Summary

Block Parties, Chef Collaborations, and More Food Events Coming Up in Philly

Get your calendar out Welcome to Eater Philly’s events roundup, a curated listing of not-to-miss dinners, food and drink festivals, and more. A Taste of Kensington What: Non-profit urban farm Greensgrow is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a party at Philadelphia Brewing Co. Show More Summary

Barcelona Wine Bar to Open on East Passyunk This Summer

Paras Shah will run the kitchen at the East Coast chain’s first Philly location East Coast chain Barcelona Wine Bar is opening its first Philly location this summer with Chef Paras Shah at the helm on East Passyunk Avenue. At 4,400 square feet, Barcelona will be one of the biggest eateries on the restaurant-heavy South Philly strip. Show More Summary

Come to Flow State for the Gelato, Stay for the Skee-ball

Pastry chef Melanie Diamond-Manlusoc calls Philly “Detroit and Chicago’s love child” Detroit native Melanie Diamond-Manlusoc is quickly picking up the local lingo in Philly. The Le Cordon Bleu-trained pasty chef moved to Kensington six...Show More Summary

South Philly Barbacoa Is Closing, Moving to the Italian Market

It’s joining forces with El Compadre Cristina Martinez and Ben Miller are closing their nationally acclaimed Mexican eatery, which started as a South Philly food cart, to get ready for a move to the Italian Market. South Philly Barbacoa,...Show More Summary

Philly’s 18 Most Essential Burgers

The best patties in town In the city of cheesesteaks, restaurants all over town are rocking another meaty classic: the hamburger. Juicy, salty, and satisfying — sometimes you just want a great burger. And fries, and a beer, and maybe a milkshake. Here are 18 essential burgers to try in Philly. Show More Summary

12 Philly Beer Week Food Events to Check Out

The 10th annual PBW runs through Sunday, June 11 Philly is still a beer drinkers’ town, even with the cocktail bars, speakeasy-style parlors, and week dedicated to wine, and the ever-expanding Philly Beer Week is proof. Now run by non-profit...Show More Summary

How to Get Into Diner en Blanc

It’s year six for the divisive dinner party The wait list is open for Diner en Blanc, the exclusive outdoor dinner party that pops up every August in a public location kept secret until just before the event begins. Last year, more than...Show More Summary

Boozy Ice Cream Alert: The New Sweet Charlie’s Is Mixing in Alcohol

The Rittenhouse location opens tonight Philly-born hand-rolled ice cream shop Sweet Charlie’s is rapidly expanding, with three locations already open, five franchise spots in the works, and, as of tonight, a Rittenhouse address with a liquor license. Show More Summary

14 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Philadelphia

Where to take the whole family out to eat Philly’s population is getting younger and while that means plenty of new bars and trendy restaurants opening, it also means the city is full of young families. Going out with little ones can...Show More Summary

University City Gets A Pop-Up Garden With Bar and Restaurant This Week

With dishes from Café Ynez and Rex 1516 Tomorrow, University City gets a pop-up garden for the summer, and you won’t need to ask “is there space on the patio?”, because it’s all damn patio. The garden was put together by the non-profit Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) in a space at 36th and Filbert streets in University City. Show More Summary

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