What to Eat This Weekend: Steaks, Lobsters and Ice Cream

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There’s a sense in the air like spring might be an actual possibility. We all know it’s a lie — a little tease from the […]

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Pretend to Tour a Brewery, Drink Real Beer at Mad Rex 

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Fishtown’s post-apocalyptic restaurant is selling a post-apocalyptic beer 

Blueprint Brewing Co. out of Harleysville, Pennsylvania, is getting in on the post-apocalyptic theme with Mad Rex IPA, a beer brewed for Fishtown’s Mad Rex, the restaurant and virtual reality lounge that opened in the fall. To keep things dystopian, the beer is being described as a “blood red rye IPA” that’s “the perfect beer for the post-apocalyptic survivor.” Sure. It’s been available on tap at Mad Rex (1000 Frankford Ave) and, as of this week, is now also being sold in cans and bottles at the restaurant and at the ...

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Chad Gelso Takes Over as Executive Chef at Aldine

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George and Jennifer Sabatino, the power couple behind Aldine, split up last year — and their business partnership soon followed, with Jennifer keeping the restaurant. […]

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El Merkury, a Central American Restaurant and Churro Bar, Will Open in Rittenhouse

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El Merkury’s Sofia Deleon had said that she wanted to create a market for her product (Central American street food) first before opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant. […]

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Here Are Philly’s James Beard Semifinalists for 2018

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The James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning — and as with last year’s semis, big-name chefs and some of the city’s best who have […]

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Philly Chefs and Restaurants Nominated for 2018 James Beard Awards

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The semifinalists, also known as the “long list,” were just announced

The James Beard Foundation just revealed its list of 2018 semifinalists across 21 categories and several Philadelphia-area restaurants and chefs made the cut, including some first-time nominees. The semifinalists were picked from more than 20,000 online entries. The finalists will be announced at a press conference in Philly, at Stephen Starr’s Parc on Rittenhouse Square, on March 14. Starr won two James Beard Awards last year, for outstanding restaurateur and best new restaurant.

Here’s the list of Philly nominees for 2018:

Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic (D.C., DE, MD, NJ, ...

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Drexel Chef Conference Adds a New Panel Discussion on the Role of the Restaurant Critic

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There’s the restaurant world pre-#MeToo, and there’s the world we live in today. So when it comes to delineating the role of the modern day restaurant critic, it’s now […]

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Big Gay Ice Cream’s New Cheat-Ohs Soft Serve Is Here for Presidents’ Day

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Big Gay Ice Cream gets it. In honor of President’s Day (this Monday, February 19th), the ice cream shop at Broad and South Streets will serve […]

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Big Gay Ice Cream’s New Cheat-Ohs Soft Serve Is Here for Presidents’ Day

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Big Gay Ice Cream gets it. In honor of President’s Day (this Monday, February 19th), the ice cream shop at Broad and South Streets will serve […]

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Where to Eat Out Tonight (But Not for Valentine’s Day)

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Its Valentine’s Day. If you’re not in a relationship, I salute you and encourage you to ignore our culture’s heteronormative, endogamous, capitalism-driven “romance” messaging. Here’s […]

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Where to Eat Out Tonight (But Not for Valentine’s Day)

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Its Valentine’s Day. If you’re not in a relationship, I salute you and encourage you to ignore our culture’s heteronormative, endogamous, capitalism-driven “romance” messaging. Here’s […]

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Primal Supply Launches Kickstarter for East Passyunk Butcher Shop

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Heather Marold Thomason is getting close to opening her whole-animal butchery

Butcher Heather Marold Thomason of Primal Supply Meats, a favorite of Philly restaurants, is opening a brick and mortar shop on East Passyunk to supply meat straight to the masses. Construction is underway but Thomason needs some more cash for the meat locker and butcher cases. And as of today, anyone interested in supporting a woman-owned, whole-animal butchery and making it easier to get sustainably raised, locally sourced beef, pork, and chicken in the neighborhood can pitch in, thanks to Thomason’s just-launched Kickstarter campaign.

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Let’s All Kickstart Primal Supply’s New Butcher Shop

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Back in December, we wrote about how badass butcher Heather Thomason of Primal Supply Meats is opening her first brick-and-mortar butcher shop on East Passyunk Avenue. […]

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Let’s All Kickstart Primal Supply’s New Butcher Shop

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Back in December, we wrote about how badass butcher Heather Thomason of Primal Supply Meats is opening her first brick-and-mortar butcher shop on East Passyunk Avenue. […]

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The 2018 James Beard Award Nominees Will Be Announced From Philly

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The press conference will take place at Stephen Starr’s Parc on Rittenhouse Square

On March 14, the James Beard Foundation and Philly’s tourism board, Visit Philadelphia, will head to Parc on Rittenhouse Square to reveal the 2018 James Beard Award nominees. The awards are basically the Oscars of the food world. This is the first time Philly is hosting this event, but Philadelphians should already be familiar with the categories: The city got a lot of buzz last year when Michael Solomonov won the outstanding chef award, Greg Vernick nabbed the title of best chef in the mid-Atlantic region, ...

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The 2018 James Beard Award Nominees Will Be Announced From Philly

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The press conference will take place at Stephen Starr’s Parc on Rittenhouse Square

On March 14, the James Beard Foundation and Philly’s tourism board, Visit Philadelphia, will head to Parc on Rittenhouse Square to reveal the 2018 James Beard Award nominees. The awards are basically the Oscars of the food world. This is the first time Philly is hosting this event, but Philadelphians should already be familiar with the categories: The city got a lot of buzz last year when Michael Solomonov won the outstanding chef award, Greg Vernick nabbed the title of best chef in the mid-Atlantic region, ...

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Chef George Sabatino Lands at Rooster Soup Co.

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He left Aldine after splitting up with his wife

Mike Solomonov’s Rooster Soup Co. just landed a new chef. George Sabatino is joining the retro luncheonette, which celebrated its first birthday last month. Sabatino recently left Aldine, the Rittenhouse restaurant he opened with his wife, Jennifer, in 2014. The couple split and she is keeping the restaurant. He starts his new job as executive chef at Rooster Soup Co. (1526 Sansom Street) on February 15.

Rooster Soup Co. gained national attention when it opened last year with a community-minded mission. The restaurant is a partnership between Federal Donuts (co-owned ...

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George Sabatino Is In at Rooster Soup Co.

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Ever since it was announced that George Sabatino would be parting ways with Aldine, the restaurant he co-owned with ex-wife Jennifer Sabatino, we’ve been wondering what would […]

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George Sabatino Is In at Rooster Soup Co.

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Ever since it was announced that George Sabatino would be parting ways with Aldine, the BYOB he co-owned with ex-wife Jennifer Sabatino, we’ve been wondering what […]

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