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Where To Find Food and Drink Specials During the Government Shutdown

Source: Washingtonian Food

With the federal government’s gears grinding to a halt for the foreseeable future, there’s really only one thing left to do: drink. Here’s where you can indulge in discounted (and themed) booze and food specials during the shutdown.  The Bird 1337 11th St., NW This poultry-themed restaurant is offering a special called the “Art of […]

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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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Morning Notes

Source: ARLnow

Morning Notes

Immigrants Afraid to Report Crimes — President Donald Trump’s hawkishness on immigration enforcement has apparently led to a drop in crimes reported in some of the country’s largest immigrant communities, including in Arlington. Per a new report: “In Arlington, Virginia, domestic-assault reports in one Hispanic neighborhood dropped more than eighty-five per cent in the first eight months after Trump’s Inauguration, compared with the same period the previous year.” [New Yorker]

Lawmakers React to Immigration Decision — Local lawmakers are speaking out against a Trump administration decision to end temporary protected status for some 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants. “Donald Trump’s open ...

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Morning Notes

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Morning Notes

Arlington Chamber Seeking State Help — Possibly in response to the push for housing conservation districts, “the Arlington Chamber of Commerce is asking the General Assembly to ‘serve as a backstop and a safeguard’ against overreach by localities on planning and zoning matters.” [InsideNova]

Reminder: SmarTrip Change Next Week — As of Monday, Metro riders will no longer be able to run a negative balance on their SmarTrip cards. [WMATA]

‘Meet the Chair’ Scheduled — Arlington residents will be able to meet newly-minted Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol on the evening of Jan. 18, ...

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This New Rittenhouse Mega-Sports Bar Is Super Chill

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

In Philly (just like everywhere else in the country), you can watch the game and have a cold one at any number of neighborhood watering holes and […]

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

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

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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There’s an NFL Star Opening a Restaurant in South Philly

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Jahri Evans is an all-pro offensive guard for the Green Bay Packers. James Morrissey is a restaurant designer who made the leap into ownership with […]

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Saige Coffee House Is Coming to Schmidt’s Commons

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Schmidt’s Commons (a.k.a. The Piazza) is getting another coffee shop. Saige Coffee House will take up residence at 1001 North 2nd Street, Suite 9, formerly […]

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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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A Whole-Animal Butcher Shop Is Coming to East Passyunk Avenue

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

It’s about to be a lot easier to score a grassfed steak or pasture-raised pork shoulder in East Passyunk. Primal Supply Meats — which opened in […]

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Cafe Lift Is Opening a Second Location in Narberth

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

The 13th Street Kitchens empire is expanding again. And for the first time, owner Michael Pasquarello is doubling down on one of his existing concepts. […]

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Sharpen Your Knives, Chefs: Chopped Is Casting in Philly

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Cooking competition reality shows are a double-edged sword. They might not judge the skills a chef needs to actually be successful in the world — […]

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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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Thank God: $1 Long Island Iced Teas Now Available at All Area Applebee’s

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

I think we can all agree that 2017 has felt like several nightmarish decades crammed into a single year. And with only 31 days remaining in […]

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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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Health Department Endorses Dogs on Restaurant Patios, But Staff Better Clean Up That Poop

Source: Washingtonian Food

The DC Council is moving forward with permanent legislation to allow dogs on restaurant and bar patios, and the health department gave its blessing in a public hearing Tuesday. Emergency legislation reversing the ban on pups in outdoor dining areas for 60 days was introduced in October. It came after a health department crackdown drew […]

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