Author Archives: Alex Tewfik

Audrey Claire Taichman to Sell Her Rittenhouse Restaurants to Owner of Rouge

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

It’s been about 22 years since Audrey Taichman opened the doors to her impossibly still-cool restaurant in Rittenhouse, Audrey Claire, and 19-ish years since the […]

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D.C.’s Fancy Radish Is What Happens When Philly’s Best Veggie Restaurants Make a Baby

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Remember when Foobooz told you about Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby’s Washington D.C. expansion? That they would be recreating their Rittenhouse street food cocktail bar, V Street, in the nation’s capital? Well, those plans […]

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The Ugly Duckling Shutters in Washington Square West

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The Ugly Duckling, the liquor-licensed, Center City version of Northeast Philly’s Blue Duck, has closed after just four months in Washington Square West. It was a rough […]

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Mike’s BBQ Gives Us Hope for Philly’s Barbecue Scene

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Michael Strauss, the guy behind the deep South Philly gastropub Taproom on 19th, has turned what was once a side-hobby — smoking brisket, ribs, and pork butt  […]

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The Industry Bar Is Closing for Good in Pennsport

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

The Industry, Dave Garry and Heather Gleason’s (of Good Dog Bar fame) Pennsport bar will shut its doors for good on New Year’s Eve. According to an Instagram posted on Tuesday afternoon, it […]

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Get Ready for 2018 With Our Latest 50 Best Restaurants List

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Right now, you can eat an entire meal at one of Philadelphia’s absolute-best restaurants for — no joke — $12. One of our top five […]

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Flying Fish Out at Brewerytown’s Flying Fish Crafthouse

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Flying Fish Crafthouse, Brewerytown’s massive year-old brewpub, lost its TV star chef, Brian Duffy, in September because he and the management “weren’t seeing eye to eye.” Same goes […]

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Danlu, a Taiwanese Street Food Gastropub, Is Now Open in University City

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

We’ve been waiting for Danlu, the new Asian gastropub opening at 3601 Market Street, for over two years now. Patrick Feury and his partners Michael Wei, […]

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Marc Vetri Announces That He’s Leaving Urban Outfitters

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. Marc Vetri announced on Sunday afternoon that he has stepped down from his executive […]

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Hatch & Coop Is University City’s Brand New Fried Chicken Joint

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Since its inception, Jake’s Sandwich Board has specialized in brisket, pork, and turkey sandwiches. In terms of a business, it’s a winning model, what with […]

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Mom-Mom’s Polish Food Cart Goes Brick and Mortar in Bridesburg

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Mom-Mom’s, Ryan Elmore and Kaitlin Wines’s roving Polish food cart, is setting up a storefront at 2551 Orthodox Street in Bridesburg, the very Polish River Wards neighborhood. Over […]

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Fishtown’s Lebanese Mega-Restaurant Opens Its Market-Cafe Tomorrow

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Suraya, Fishtown’s colossal Levant-inspired restaurant is just about there — but you might already know that. You can smell the meats on the grill and the manakish bubbling up in […]

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Six Feet Under Launches a New Jazz Brunch in Washington Square

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Gene LeFevre’s new subterranean gastropub on Walnut Street is nearly three months old, so the crew over there (down there?) is really getting into the swing […]

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Kris Serviss Out at Blue Duck and Its Sister Restaurants

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Since the opening of Blue Duck in 2014, chef and co-owner Kris Serviss has always been the — let’s call it “unofficial” face of the Blue Duck empire, […]

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I Ate at a Russian Bathhouse in the Northeast — and You Should, Too

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

You can spend an entire day at Southampton Spa and you wouldn’t even know it. Not because it’s big with so much to do, but because […]

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Stephen Starr and Todd Carmichael Think Philly Is Cooler Than Ever Before

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Two of the country’s most prolific food and beverage moguls, Stephen Starr (Starr Restaurants) and Todd Carmichael (La Colombe), took the ThinkFest stage yesterday to discuss Philly’s culture […]

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Kevin Sbraga and Jeff Benjamin Resurface at Philly’s New “Lifestyle Club”

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Six months after shuttering his two city restaurants (Sbraga and the University City Fat Ham) in the same night, Kevin Sbraga turned the lights off at his King of […]

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Jose Garces Is Going to Open Another Buena Onda at the King of Prussia Mall

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Buena Onda, Garces Group’s fast-caj taqueria modeled after seafood shacks on the Baja peninsula, is close to opening its second location in the King of Prussia Mall, smack […]

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The Return of the Palm — and the Way We Lunch Now

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

There was a time in Philadelphia when having a restaurant lunch was considered living large. Le Bec-Fin, Lacroix, the Fountain — lunching at a table […]

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Royal Boucherie Is About to Open in Old City. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

It’s been a while since people were this excited about a restaurant opening in Old City — especially on 2nd Street. Broadly speaking, the Two […]

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