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April 15, 2014

Now Open: Chef Chip Roman Debuts The Treemont In Center City, Bringing Classic American Eats And Drinks To 15th Street

This spring, an ever-growing crop of new restaurants are blooming on the Philadelphia dining scene. On the heels of launching gourmet chocolate line Tradestone Confections and opening Tradestone Cafe in Conshohocken, chef Chip Roman now welcomes yet another establishment to his Roman Restaurant Group family. Joining Blackfish, Mica, Ela and the Tradestones, this week Roman [...]

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March 25, 2014

Opening Alert: Bank & Bourbon Restaurant At The Loews Philadelphia Hotel Makes Its Grand Public Debut On Wednesday, April 9

This spring, diners can bank on a fine meal on Market Street. With a grand opening set for Wednesday, April 9, Bank & Bourbon debuts adjacent to the Loews Philadelphia Hotel after a complete renovation of the ground-floor dining room. Those who recall SoleFood, the concept that was formerly housed at 1200 Market Street, will [...]

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March 21, 2014

Now Open: Petruce Et Al. Opens Is Doors On Walnut Street With Chefs Jonathan And Justin Petruce And A Top-Notch Team

In Philadelphia, a long-awaited spring has finally sprung. And with the springing of the season, comes the opening of the highly anticipated Petruce et al. on Walnut Street. After a many month development process (delayed by snow and more snow), Petruce et al. now delivers on its promises of a custom wood-burning oven, an Argentine-style [...]

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March 17, 2014

Now Open: Zavino Pizzeria And Wine Bar Now Serving At Its Brand-New Chestnut Square Outpost In University City

In University City, the students taking up housing in Chestnut Square at 3200 Chestnut Street should be pretty excited for the dining options opening right on their ground floor. The second Philadelphia outpost of Shake Shack opened at the site this past fall, and now the live-work-play destination can claim yet another delicious eatery. This [...]

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March 6, 2014

Opening Alert: Federal Donuts Is Set To Open Its New University City Location On Monday, March 10; Get Excited For Brand New Donut And Fried Chicken Flavors Coming To 3428 Sansom Street

Rejoice, University City (… and everyone for that matter), the Federal Donuts location on the 3400 block of Sansom Street is slated to open its doors at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 10. Open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., or until sell-out, the third Federal Donuts location promises the same [...]

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March 3, 2014

Chef Jose Garces To Debut Volvér At The Kimmel Center This April With A Ticketed Dining Experience And Walk-In Champagne Bar

This spring, Philadelphia superchef Jose Garces will expand his culinary empire to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts with the opening of Volvér, which is Spanish for “to return,” this April. A splashy restaurant on the ground floor of the Kimmle, Volvér patrons will have the chance to choose between two dining experiences: a [...]

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February 18, 2014

Now Open: The Gaslight, A Revamped Old City Bar And Restaurant With Top Chef Contestant Jason Cichonski At The Helm

Top Chef buzz may be at an all-time high in Philadelphia. Earlier this month, chef Nicholas Elmi made a triumphant win on the 11th season of Bravo’s Top Chef, taking home the grand prize, the coveted title and, in turn, booking up his charming East Passyunk BYOB Laurel through spring. Now, chef Jason Cichonski, Elmi’s [...]

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February 12, 2014

Coming Attraction: Chef Jose Garces To Debut Volver At The Kimmel Center This April With An Exhibition Kitchen, Champagne Bar And Lounge And More

In 2013, Philadelphia superchef Jose Garces joined forces with the marvelous Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts to provide all of the catering services within the sprawling performing arts center on the Avenue of the Arts. This spring, the Garces Group will expand the culinary offerings at the Kimmel even further with the opening of [...]

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January 30, 2014

Now Open: Sancho Pistola’s Serves Up Creative Mexican Fare, Craft Brews And Fine Cocktails In Fishtown

In case you haven’t heard, Fishtown has quickly become one of the coolest sections of Philadelphia thanks to an influx of quality restaurants, inventive bars, impressive music venues and forward-thinking art galleries. Now that Sancho Pistola’s has opened on Girard Avenue just steps from the El station, the neighborhood has one more eminently appealing destination. [...]

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January 30, 2014

Chef Kevin Sbraga Serves Up Late-Night Fried Chicken At The Fat Ham In University City This Friday And Saturday, January 31 And February 1

The second Philadelphia restaurant for Top Chef talent Kevin Sbraga, The Fat Ham began serving up a healthy dose of Southern charm in University City this past December. With a pork-laden menu full of Southern-style fare and a bourbon-fueled bar program, the intimate 48-seat restaurant might just be the ideal spot to tuck in for [...]

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