Philadelphia Restaurants

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Guide To University City Dining Days 2015

Here’s a reason to venture into UCity (aside from hitting on co-eds): University City Dining Days are back this July!

07/13/2015

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Top Dim Sum In Philadelphia

There’s always a bit of childlike wonder and curious excitement that twinkles in the eyes of diners when they prepare for a dim sum feast, because popping those tiny dumpling surprises into your mouth is like eating a wonderful little secret.

06/30/2015

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Top Restaurants With A View Of July 4th Fireworks In Philadelphia

If you are more of the cautious, observant or flammable type perhaps you are looking more for a restaurant to dine and enjoy the holiday pyrotechnics. Here are the top 5 restaurants in Philly with a view of the fireworks.

06/24/2015

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Top Monday Night Specials In Philadelphia

Monday may be the least favorite day of the week for just about everybody, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun at all.

04/02/2015

(Nicholas Elmi, at his "Laurel" restaurant.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Website’s Users Give Highest Marks To Several Philadelphia Restaurants

Diners on “Open Table,” the restaurant reservation website, are recognizing Philadelphia’s great food scene.

09/24/2014

(Cornell Rhodes has been a shucker at the Oyster House for 17 years.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Center City Restaurant Sends Its Oyster Shells Back To Nature

Instead of throwing the shells in the trash, they are placed in bins and picked up by a nonprofit, New Jersey-based environmental group, the BaySave Foundation.

12/20/2013

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What’s Cooking on 1060: Sbraga, Zahav, and… Tippling!

This week, Hadas Kuznits reports on three Philadelphia restaurants with unusual names.

08/31/2012

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Philadelphia Restaurant Scene Getting More TV Exposure

Just this week, the Travel Channel stopped into La Colombe coffee shop in Rittenhouse Square to do a little filming.

08/09/2012

(Chrisoula and Vasiliki Tsiouris of Opa Restaurant.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pita School; Made-in-Philadelphia; Fast But Healthy Lunch

Chrisoula Tsiouris will demonstrate pita-making at her daughter’s restaurant on Tuesday; starting Fridays, an outdoor market at Headhouse Square; and a new eatery for fast, healthy food.

05/11/2012

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Top Spots For Rum In Philadelphia

The right rum drink can sure bring a smile to your face. Here are some of Philadelphia’s top places to toss some back.

04/18/2012

(Damien Pileggi and John Adams in the Rival Bros. coffee truck.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A High-End Café on Wheels, An Italian Beer Bistro, and ‘Latkepalooza’

“I’m John Adams and I’m Damien Pileggi from Rival Brothers Coffee Roasters, and here’s What’s Cooking on 1060!”

12/09/2011

(Clark Gilbert, owner of Gemelli on Main.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Gemelli On Main, Davio’s, Shane’s Candies

Gemelli on Main, in Manayunk, is Clark Gilbert’s second restaurant of the same name, the first being in Narberth.

12/02/2011

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City Tavern’s Celebrity Chef Says He’s Eager To Negotiate With Park Service

Chef Walter Staib says the National Park Service’s request for proposals “made absolutely no sense.”

09/27/2011

(Vasiliki Tsiouris; Gloria Casarez, director of LGBT Affairs for Mayor Nutter's office; and George Tsiouris breaking the first dish.  Photo provided)

New Greek Restaurant Opens In Philadelphia’s ‘Midtown Village’

Some have ribbon-cuttings for grand openings, but not Opa, the new Greek restaurant. In true Greek tradition, they had a plate smashing.

04/12/2011

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Philly Restaurant Mogul Opens Another One, A Brit Gastro-Pub

Stephen Starr’s newest restaurant is called The Dandelion.

01/13/2011

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