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Hey Chefs, Here’s the Secret to Philly Restaurant Success

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Illustration by James Boyle.

It’s no secret that owning a restaurant is hard — anybody who’s made it in the business inevitably carries an air of deep exhaustion and moments of doubt and regret. And you — the one who sweated your way up the ladder from dishwasher to exec? Despite how much you think you know (assuming you’ve got that kitchen person’s ego), you don’t know everything, and not recognizing that may very well prove your demise. Restaurants fail more often than not, and choosing to take on the challenge alone is borderline madness. The smartest move you can ...

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POLL: Should Dirty Philly Restaurants Be Forced to Tell You They Are Dirty?

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

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If you’ve spent any time at all in New York City, you’ve no doubt noticed these Department of Health letter grades stuck to the front door or window of every restaurant you pass by. And earlier this week, Per Se, one of the most expensive restaurants in New York, got some pretty awful press when it didn’t do so well on its inspection.

Other cities have similar programs, including places like Raleigh and Los Angeles. But in Philadelphia, if you want to know how a restaurant did on its most recent health inspection report and whether there was evidence of ...

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