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University City Dining Days Returns


University City Dining Days returns this year from Thursday, July 18 to Thursday, August 1 with 28 restaurants participating in the “3 courses, 3 prices” promotion. University City’s most popular dining destinations–including Dock Street Brewery, Jose Garces’ Distrito and newcomers Han Dynasty-are now taking reservations for the 9th annual University Continue reading »

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Lorenzo’s Pizza Rises from the Ashes


Behold, Lorenzo & Sons has been reborn! Hopefully without the shitty attitude this time! Back in June of last year, the famous Philadelphia establishment caught fire when an unmonitored exhaust tube… caught fire. The building’s design apparently made it difficult for firefighters to put out the blaze, as they were unable Continue reading »

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Guy Fieri’s Visit to Sidecar Bar Will Air April 29th


Brace yourselves, G-Hoers; Guy Fieri is about to blow up your go-to watering hole just in time for spring. The douche-soaked celebrity chef, whose newest restaurant in Times Square was absolutely skewered in one of the best NYT reviews ever, recently visited Philadelphia to shoot an episode of Diner, Drive-Ins, Continue reading »

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Philly’s Sugary Drinks are Safe… For Now


You can continue enjoying your regular Big Gulp-induced sugar overdose, because it’s not going anywhere. This is according to Mayor Michael Nutter, who doesn’t plan on banning sugary drinks in Philadelphia anytime soon. However, Mayor Nutter did say he will be watching New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda war with Continue reading »

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This Just In: We Gots the Good P-I-Z-Z-A


Travel and Leisure Magazine has given us yet another unsolicited seal of approval, ranking Philly as the fourth best city in America for pizza, just behind Chicago, Providence and, of course, New York. The article heaps praise on the new and unabashedly wacky Pizza Brain in Kensington as well as Continue reading »

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Watch Anthony Bourdain Peep Our Mega-Colon


For those of you who missed last night’s Philly-themed episode of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover, here is choice excerpt in which Tony B. peeps that giant colon at the Mutter Museum. Catching a glimpse of that monstrosity is somewhat of a right of passage for Philadelphians, as it helps one Continue reading »

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New Jersey Chef Wins Hell’s Kitchen


Christina Wilson, originally from Phillipsburg, NJ, has won the tenth season of Fox’s hit reality competition series, Hell’s Kitchen and a $250,000 gig as executive chef at Gordon Ramsay Steak in Las Vegas. The 32-year-old was the chef de cuisine of Mercato, located at Spruce and 13th streets, but she Continue reading »

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