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Philly dining with view | Let's Eat

Approaching its fourth anniversary, Rittenhouse’s Abe Fisher (1623 Sansom St.) shows no sign of growing stale with its modern-Ashkenazi theme. Chef Yehuda Sichel keeps...

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Attico, a restaurant-lounge, is coming together on the roof of the new Cambria Hotel (219 S. Broad St., across from the Bellevue) for a mid-July official opening. Although buildings block the actual...

Porta, 1216 Chestnut St.

Love the name (“bubble” for bubble tea, “fish” for sushi), love the restaurant (Bubblefish, 909 Arch St.). This sleek, industrial-looking bistro, which opened 2½ years ago in Chinatown, delivers not only...

Thursday, June 14, is the projected opening of a second location for this nutrition-forward bowl specialist at 1700 Market St. It will be open from breakfast through dinner weekdays.

Coffee shop comes to the Bok Building from Adam Gery, a longtime manager and barista at Last Drop Coffeehouse, and architect Whitney Joslin. Its entrance is at 821 Dudley St.

My top pick is still Hungry Pigeon (743 S. Fourth St.) in Queen Village where Pat O’Malley, who used to run the pastry production for...

Melissa Weller at Walnut Street Café (2929 Walnut St.), who made her name in New York at Rebelle, uses a sourdough starter and Beurre...

One of my new go-to KAs is the cardamom-sugared lovely at Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the gorgeous Lebanese café-market, bakery, and restaurant in Fishtown, which right now is making some of the city’s most beautiful pastries — French, but with a Levantine twist.

ICI Macarons & Café (230 Arch St.) in Old City is a hidden gem — they do fine croissants, as well as some excellent KAs.

The Kettle Black (631 N. Second St.) in Northern Liberties makes its standard croissants with Amish butter and has an airy vegan version that has seriously whirling layers inside. The French-owned J’Aime in the Gayborhood (212 S. 12th St.) is also legit.

...either. Try them at Ardmore’s Delice et Chocolat on your way to the train (9 E. Lancaster Ave.) or at the Buttery in Malvern (233 E King St.), where the pains aux chocolat...

    Philly dining with view | Let's Eat
    Philly's dining-with-a-view scene will be expanding by two in coming weeks. I rode the elevators for the details. Also this week, I share word of a pan-Asian standout in Chinatown, return to a Rittenhouse favorite, and tip you to what might be Philly's most decorated burger. Craig LaBan, meanwhile, shares his favorite croissants.
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5 days ago

Craving seafood? Here are Philadelphia's top 5 options

Topping the list is Luke's Lobster Rittenhouse. Located at 130 S. 17th St., this BYOB restaurant is the highest rated seafood spot in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 894 reviews on Yelp. The chain, with outposts around the U.S. and in Japan, has a second Philly location at Market East.

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Next up is Bella Vista's Little Fish, situated at 746 S. Sixth St. With 4.5 stars out of 467 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

Rittenhouse's Oyster House, located at 1516 Sansom St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving it four stars out of 1,077 reviews.

The bar features Tuesday oyster specials, and the seasonal menu includes dishes like tuna tartare, grilled octopus and scallops. Head over to 1537 S. 11th St. to see for yourself.

...You can find the steakhouse and traditional American spot, which offers seafood and more, at 1426-1428 Chestnut St. With 14 U.S. locations, this is the restaurant group's only outpost in Philly...

    Craving seafood? Here are Philadelphia's top 5 options
    Do you have seafood on the brain? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top seafood sources in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. Photo: luke's lobster rittenhouse/Yelp Topping the list is Luke's Lobster Rittenhouse.
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6 days ago

Restaurants Offer Dads Free Deals on Father's Day in Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square: 1740 Sansom St. (215) 557- 9299

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524 S 4th St

1823 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia

Italian Market: 1180 S. 10th St. (215) 463-0868

Fishtown, 431 East Girard Ave. (215) 425-1555

2015 Walnut Street

1500 Locust Street

3939 Chestnut St

1930 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

2900 Aramingo Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134

1000 Frankford Avenue, Suite 1, Philadelphia, PA 19125

    Restaurants Offer Dads Free Deals on Father's Day in Philadelphia
    Restaurants around the Philadelphia region are celebrating Dads this Father's Day with freebies, free food, deals, specials and events. Here is a round-up of ten of the best Father's Day in Philadelphia offers including free water ice, pizza, soup dumplings, Dan Dan noodles and root beer fl
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Jun 11

Inconspicuous Consumption and Philadelphia Aristocracy‘s Last Preserve

Racquet Club, 215 South 16th Street. February 20, 1908. (PhillyHistory.org)

    Inconspicuous Consumption and Philadelphia Aristocracy's Last Preserve
    "'Everybody'" belongs to the Philadelphia Racquet Club, proclaimed Nathaniel Burt more than half a century ago. And by "'everybody'" Burt meant the subjects of his classic Perennial Philadelphians, the subtitle of which is our obvious tip off: "Anatomy of an American Aristocracy.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

Jun 11

Top 10 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia

Where:Various locations including the Warwick Rittenhouse, 220 S. 17th Street

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Where:U.S. Army Band 'Pershing's Own' Concert & Fireworks, Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard; July 4th Fireworks: Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Various locations including the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Starts at 5th & Chestnut streets and ends at Front and Chestnut streets

Where:Starts at 5th & Chestnut streets and ends at Front and Chestnut streets

Where:Various locations including Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut Street

    Top 10 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia
    July 4th Fireworks | Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Spectacular fireworks, free concerts, free museum admission and more... It wouldn't be the Fourth of July without brilliant fireworks! Philly hosts two impressively huge displays during Wawa Welcome America. The first show lights up the Delaware River waterfront following a free concert by the U.S.
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Jun 05

Philly's LGBT history: A primer on the city's legacy of pride

On Apr. 25, 1965, the nation’s eyes were drawn to a sit-in staged by three protestors at Dewey’s on 219 S. 17th St., widely considered to be a predecessor that set the tone for the Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village.

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Tavern on Camac is one of the oldest — if not the oldest — gay bars in Philadelphia. During the ’20s and ’30s, the bar at 243 S. Camac St., was a Prohibition-era speakeasy and “gentleman’s club” called Maxine’s, where local gay men, soldiers and sailors would converge.

...cream vending chain, had two stores that remained on the Philly gaydar. A location on 208 S. 13th St. Dewey’s on 13th — conveniently located near Camac and Quince Streets — was a mecca for...

...These were called “Reminder Days.” A historic marker to commemorate these pickets currently stands at 601 Chestnut St. One prominent pioneer and organizer of the “Reminder Days” was Austrian immigrant and Philly resident...

...resident Barbara Gittings, was posthumously honored in 2012 with an intersection bearing her name on 13th and Locust...

...strenuous battle with breast cancer in 2014 and was posthumously commemorated with a mural at 204 S. 12th St a year later...

    Philly's LGBT history: A primer on the city's legacy of pride
    More than 25,000 people will descend on the city for the annual Philadelphia Dyke March and Philly PrideDay parade, turning the weekend into the nation's largest gathering during LGBT Pride Month. The festivities are more than waving around a rainbow flag while covered in sequins, paint, glitter, or feathers.
    https://billypenn.com

Jun 04

Blue Duck on Broad closes after a year

The shutdown is one of a few coming to light over the last several days. Also 86ed are the Potbelly sandwich shop on 17th Street near JFK, Danlu, a Chinese restaurant at 3601 Market St., the short-lived Smoke’s Poutinerie franchise at 413 South St., and the homegrown Shoo-Fry at 132 S. 17th St.

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Blue Duck on Broad, a bar-restaurant tucked into a prime space next to the Bellevue’s parking garage on South Broad Street near Locust, has closed after a year.

...Blue Duck on Broad in July 2017, followed in September by The Ugly Duckling at 212 S. 11th St. Ugly Duckling lasted less than four months, outlasting the partnership...

The shutdown is one of a few coming to light over the last several days. Also 86ed are the Potbelly sandwich shop on 17th Street near JFK, Danlu, a Chinese restaurant at 3601 Market St., the short-lived Smoke’s Poutinerie franchise at 413 South St., and the homegrown Shoo-Fry at 132 S. 17th St.

    Blue Duck on Broad closes after a year
    Blue Duck on Broad, a bar-restaurant tucked into a prime space next to the Bellevue's parking garage on South Broad Street near Locust, has closed after a year. Partner Joe Callahan did not return a message seeking comment. A Bellevue representative confirmed the closing and said talks with a new operator were ongoing.
    http://www.philly.com

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Jun 03

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Jun 02

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May 31

Ardmore's Suburban Square shows what's in store for downtowns as shopping moves online

...tenants, such as banks and phone stores. That is playing out at the intersection of 17th and Walnut, perhaps Philadelphia’s most desirable corner,  which will soon have three banks. A JPMorgan Chase...

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...shoe store, Gartner told me. It’s also ironic that the new Alexander tower, at 16th and Vine, which was designed with a row of finely detailed shop windows, ended up leasing the...

    Ardmore's Suburban Square shows what's in store for downtowns as shopping moves online
    Nothing signals the death of a shopping mall or a downtown retail district quite like the loss of its main anchor store. So, when the Macy's in Ardmore's Suburban Square went dark two years ago, some wondered whether the art deco complex, one of America's oldest and most elegant open-air malls, would be the next to fall to the e-commerce juggernaut.
    http://www.philly.com

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May 30

Get ready for summer in the city

1623 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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2401 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Franklin Square, 200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Thru June 30th)

200 Main Street, King of Prussia, Pa. 19406

233 Chestnut St , Philadelphia, Pa 19106

1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

1500 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

433 Chestnut St.,Philadelphia, PA 19106

1901 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

1002 Canal St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

1023 Hamilton St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

240 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Reading Terminal Market, 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, Pa

350 E. Erie Avenue

    Watch FYI Philly: May 16, 2018 episode - Things to do this summer
    It's Memorial Day weekend - time to soak up the sun and some outdoor fun. It's officially grilling season. We've got some great recipes, some tasty booze-infused treats and a celebration of all things gin This week's sweepstakes Enter to win tickets to PIFA: PIFA VIP Sweepstakes Enter to win a $100 Acme gift card: In the Kicthen sweepstakes Shooting location We set our show on the patio of 24, overlooking the Schuylkill River.
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May 29

Which Philly-area spin studio classes are worth the hype and heavy price tag?

Philadelphia: 113 S 16th St, Philadelphia, $30 per class, class pkgs available including a $60 3-class starter pkg., 215-398-7685, soul-cycle.com

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Ardmore: 2 Coulter Ave, $30 per class, class pkgs available including a $60 3-class starter pkg., 484-434-2200, soul-cycle.com

Philadelphia: 1521 Locust St, $30 per class, first class is 50% off and class pkgs are available, 215-600-1281, flywheelsports.com

1923 Chestnut St., 215-563-3663, $24 per class, class pkgs available including a $20 1 week unlimited deal for new riders, bodycyclestudio.com

    Which Philly-area spin studio classes are worth the hype and heavy price tag?
    Huffing and puffing on a bicycle, inside a dark, windowless room - this did not sound like my idea of fun. Who would ever spend $30 to endure that torture? Yet, many people do - so many that the number of spin studios in the Philadelphia area is too long to count, with brand-new locales like South Street's Revel Ride continuing to add to the options.
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May 26

Get ready for summer in the city

1623 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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2401 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Franklin Square, 200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Thru June 30th)

200 Main Street, King of Prussia, Pa. 19406

233 Chestnut St , Philadelphia, Pa 19106

1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

1500 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

433 Chestnut St.,Philadelphia, PA 19106

1901 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

1002 Canal St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

1023 Hamilton St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

240 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Reading Terminal Market, 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, Pa

350 E. Erie Avenue

    FYI Philly: May 16, 2018 episode
    It's Memorial Day weekend - time to soak up the sun and some outdoor fun. It's officially grilling season. We've got some great recipes, some tasty booze-infused treats and a celebration of all things gin This week's sweepstakes Enter to win tickets to PIFA: PIFA VIP Sweepstakes Enter to win a $100 Acme gift card: In the Kicthen sweepstakes Shooting location We set our show on the patio of 24, overlooking the Schuylkill River.
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May 25

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May 23

Philly Restaurant Unleashes $50 Surf & Turf Burger & Beer

The Surf and Turf Burger and Beer pairing can be purchased through May 28 at Davio's located at 17th near Sansom Street.

    Philly Restaurant Unleashes $50 Surf & Turf Burger & Beer
    Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse debuts its new $50 Surf and Turf Burger and Beer special through May 28.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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