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Jose Garces Expands His Empire to Bucks County

New Hope’s Playhouse Inn signs the Iron Chef Boy, has Jose Garces been busy. A few months ago, Philly’s most prolific Iron Chef announced his fast-casual Baja-inspired taqueria Buena Onda expansion into Rittenhouse, tomorrow he opens...Show More Summary

One of Philly’s First Coffee Roasters Just Opened a Tiny Cafe on Washington Square

Philly Fair Trade Roasters Caffe takes over the former Lore’s Espresso After 14 years of micro-roasting out of a small factory Northeast Philly, one of Philly’s original coffee roasters, Philly Fair Trade Roasters, opened a cafe just...Show More Summary

Thai Rolled Ice Cream Headed for Rittenhouse Square

Washington Square’s Sweet Charlie’s nabs another great location on Walnut Street When Sweet Charlie’s, the popular Thai rolled ice cream shop by two Cherry Hill brothers, opened in Washington Square, it was an instant hit. Prime right-off-the-Square...Show More Summary

Di Bruno Bros. Just Started Selling Wine, the Circle is Now Complete

Get your bottle at The Franklin location Philly’s treasured purveyor of imported cheeses, cured meats, and specialty items is now selling wine bottles to-go, courtesy of the PLCB’s Act 39 liquor license extension. This is a pretty big deal for no other reason than wine was all that was really missing to the Di Bruno Bros. Show More Summary

Middle Eastern Fast-Casual Naf Naf Grill Opened Today in Center City

Falafel, shawarma, and s’khug come to 1919 Market Street After just opening its first Philly-area location at the King of Prussia Town Center, the Chicago-based fast-casual restaurant opened its doors to Center City today at 1919 Market Street. Show More Summary

Insane Chef Collaboration Dinners Happening Through November

Chef Masaharu Morimoto returns to Morimoto, SF's Michelin-starred Coi comes to Laurel, and Will BYOB collabs with Jaxon BYOB WASHINGTON SQUARE WEST — To celebrate its 15th birthday, Morimoto, Stephen Starr's all-time great in Philly's sushi scene, will host Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto for one night only on Sunday, November 13. Show More Summary

Jose Garces’s Fiery New All-Day Eatery Opens Next Week

24 is all about wood-fired cooking 24 Wood Fired Fare, Jose Garces’s newest restaurant concept opening next Tuesday, November 8, at 2401 Walnut Street, is situated perfectly between the thousands of students west of the Schuylkill River and the hoards of families, workers, and tourists that make up much of Rittenhouse, Fitler and Logan Square. Show More Summary

27 Essential Pizzerias Around Philadelphia

Philly, being the working-class, historically Italian, east coast city that it is, of course, has great pizza. And this map? It's a collection of Philly's absolute essentials when it comes to cheese on sauce on bread — or, sometimes, sauce on cheese on bread (see numbers 8 and 15). Show More Summary

Rival Bros Sets its Sights on Center City

The local roaster plans its third cafe location Jonathan Adams and Damien Pileggi, bro-friends behind Rival Bros, the Philly roaster and cafe born out of a truck, are going for the coffee shop hat-trick: their third planned cafe location...Show More Summary

'Restaurant Startup' Winner Opens Rarest Tonight in Washington Square West

The seasonal American restaurant and raw bar makes its debut When he was on CNBC’s Restaurant Startup, chef Anthony Marini’s winning vision was simple: a restaurant, called The Rarest, which focuses on raw or slightly cooked food. But...Show More Summary

Five State Store Wine Picks from + bar’s Sommelier Mariel Wega

The official Eater guide to wine-buying in Philadelphia With the exception of a few premium collection flagships, venturing into a state-run Fine Wine and Good Spirits store is a daunting endeavor. The decor scheme brings to mind neon-lit...Show More Summary

Cupcake Champions Opening a Fishtown Bake Shop

Cake Life opens this Saturday Fishtown’s hottest restaurant and retail strip will get its very own bake shop this Saturday, November 5, when Cake Life opens next door to Bottle Bar East and Kensington Quarters at 1306 Frankford Avenue. Owners...Show More Summary

Eat These 19 Restaurant Desserts Right Now

Why is it that if you don't order dessert after your meal, you feel empty inside? Dining out should be a comprehensive experience, a delight from beginning to end. Capping your night with something sweet, especially at a restaurant that...Show More Summary

Schmear It Food Truck Opens its Brick and Mortar Next Week

Pick your bagel spread, or create your own University City is about to get a new spot for bagel breakfasts. Local favorite food truck Schmear It will open its first storefront at 3601 Market Street as early as next week. Schmear It offers a create-your-own-adventure experience with its spreads. Show More Summary

Shane Confectionery is a Time Portal to Philadelphia's Sugary Past

Step back in time to 1863, when Philly was Candy King The storefront at 110 Market Street is actually a time machine. Don't believe it? See it for yourself. Step inside, and you'll be transported back to 1863, a time when the city was...Show More Summary

Philly's Best Candy and Candy Shops

At one time, Philadelphia dominated the candy industry, thanks to being a port on the sugar trade route. That legacy lives on today in candy shops and manufacturers throughout the city and suburbs. Asher’s claims the status of the oldest continuously family-owned and operated candy manufacturer in the country. Show More Summary

14 Must-Eat Pies in Philadelphia

There's something to it, the pie. It could be the way you literally dig into the dessert, how you shovel your way through the sweetness to get to a brittle, buttery crust for a perfect forkful of cream and crunch. Or maybe it's its aesthetic, how something so picture-perfect to start so quickly turns to a messy plate of topping, crumbs and flakes. Show More Summary

Fishtown's New Trenton-Style Pizzeria Giving Away Free Slices on Opening Day

SLiCE #4 opens this Friday Fishtown's pizza scene, one already so healthy and vibrant with Pizzeria Beddia, Pizza Brain, Wm. Mulherin's Sons, and Medusa Pizzeria, gets its newest addition this Friday, October 28, when Marlo and Jason Dilks open their fourth Trenton-style pizzeria, SLiCE, inside the former Art of Pizza spot at 431 East Girard Avenue. Show More Summary

14 Doughnuts to Seek Out in Philadelphia

Whether you call them doughnuts, fritters, churros or beignets, fried sugary dough crosses cultural lines. Ever heard of Buñuelos? Fasnachts? Get familiar. Most cultures have a version of the doughnut, and Philadelphia's lucky to have...Show More Summary

Cakes, Pastries, and Cafe Dining Coming to Girard Estate

Kay Kay’s Cafe is slated to open around February of 2017 More Sweets Week-related news: a new bakery in South Philly was announced on Facebook yesterday evening. Kaylyn Kahana, the owner of Kay Kay’s Cakes, joined forces with Tom Deeney...Show More Summary

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