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  1. The Great Outdoors
    Spring Brings Outdoor Seating to The MildredThe patio will debut as soon as the weather warms up.
  2. Truckin'
    Food Trucks Return to University City’s The Porch TomorrowTruckers will be rolling up on the concrete oasis every Wednesday and Friday.
  3. Menus
    Jennifer Choplin Drops Her First Full Menu Re-Do at SoWeWith some plates, she sticks with the restaurant’s Southern focus, but with others, she takes them in a whole different direction.
  4. Openings
    What to Eat at Cheu Noodle Bar, Opening TodayObviously, the noodles are the main draw, but it’s not going to be run-of-the-mill ramen.
  5. Rumors
    Midtown Village’s Bogus Thirteen Street Bistro Could Be Going HipCityVegIn recent years the dirty old jiggle joint was gussied up and affixed with a fake sign out front.
  6. Non-Openings
    Jen Carroll Pulls Out of Her West Village Restaurant, But She Hasn’t RuledThe project’s been set back, but it’s not dead.
  7. Beer Me
    Split Thy Skull Brings Cranium-Crushing Barleywines to Tattooed MomThis year the big brew fest takes place on Saturday instead of Easter Sunday.
  8. Booze You Can Use
    Jet Wine Bar Gives It Up For La Salle with a Southwest Philly Floater CocktailNaturally the excitement over Sunday’s game-winning shot has spilled over into our food and drink culture.
  9. Reopenings
    Port Richmond Pour House Reopening TonightAfter a shooting last fall, the bar went dark, but now it’s back.
  10. Crust Never Sleeps
    Fork Upgrades Its Prix Fixe Options with Seriously Heady BreadEli Kulp and his crew have added a course of rather unorthodox breads to Fork’s House Menu and Whole Animal dinners.
  11. Crime Scenes
    Are Party Buses Really at the Root of Old City’s Problems?The police captain is urging bars in Old City to stop busing in rowdy, college-aged kids.
  12. Openings
    Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen Opens TonightEarly reports indicate that the new Fishtown spot will be a crowd-pleaser for those who eat meat, and those who don’t.
  13. Brunch Beat
    Goat Hollow Now Does Brunch; Earth Bread + Brewery Serving Weekend LunchThings are heating up this weekend for the food and drink obsessed in Mt. Airy.
  14. Openings
    Bru Craft & Wurst Brings Indoor Beer Garden, iPads and Self-Serve Suds toThe new beer hall soft-opened on Saint Patrick’s Day without incident.
  15. Coffee Buzz
    Rittenhouse Square Getting a Joe Coffee LocationThe cafe will overlook the park, and offer more than just coffee.
  16. Chef Shuffle
    Lucio Palazzo to Head Taqueria Feliz in ManayunkThe chef is leaving his post in Fairmount to head Team Feliz’s new venture.
  17. The Other Critics
    Two Takes on West Philly’s Chili Szechuan; Nothing ‘Stuffy’Rounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  18. Openings
    Dolphin Tavern Going Live Tonight; Boot & Saddle Encounters a Slight SetbackThe divey, old school nudie bar is ready for guests, but construction is stalled at the nearby country and western bar.
  19. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    The Mildred Introduces Happy HourThe Bella Vista spot is rolling out happy hour action for the first time since it opened last fall.
  20. Openings
    Pizzeria Beddia Opening Wednesday on East Girard AvenueThe small Fishtown storefront is equipped with a brick-lined oven and not much more.
  21. Menu Changes
    Ultimo Coffee to Start Carrying American Sardine Bar’s SandwichesThe two coffee shops will add the sandwiches to its edible offerings beginning Friday.
  22. The Other Critics
    Flavors Felt ‘Vivid and Fully Developed’ at Bar Ferdinand; InRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  23. Reopenings
    Lorenzo’s and Sons to Rise From Its Own Ashes Like a Pizza-Making PhoenixSouth Street’s number one joint for slices is reopening next month.
  24. We All Scream
    Pushing the Season: The Igloo Opens and Little Baby’s Ice Cream GetsThough Old Man Winter still has one last wallop left in him, brain-freeze fodder flourishes.
  25. Openings
    The Victoria Freehouse Soft-Opens TomorrowIts opening finally brings an end to the long, sad saga that was Swanky Bubbles.
  26. Coming Soon
    What You Missed at Southwark’s Peter Serpico DinnerSerpico told us that the menu is similar to what he will serve at his restaurant when it opens.
  27. The Great Outdoors
    American Sardine Bar Coming Up Al Fresco This SpringZBA finally signed of on owner John Longacre’s plans for outdoor dining.
  28. Nightlife
    Old City’s Khyber Pass Pub Is Bringing Back Live MusicCould it be that Old City’s finally coming around?
  29. For Sale
    Diner-Bar Teri’s In the Italian Market Goes Up For SaleSurprisingly the price for the building and its liquor license isn’t too crazy.
  30. Closings
    Ugly American Calls It QuitsThe bar brought the tastes of upstate New York to Hoagietown with beef-on-weck and garbage plates.
  31. The Other Critics
    ‘Love For Vegan Cuisine and Delicious Eats’ Trumps Social AnxietiesRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  32. Coming Soon
    Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen Inches Closer to OpeningAt least half the menu will be veggie-friendly, and the bar will serve kale martinis.
  33. Openings
    Now Open: Ratchada Thai & Laos Cuisine, Serving Laab, Curries and OtherThe new restaurant opened as quietly as its predecessor closed.
  34. Beer Me
    Growlers Tapping Rare and Vintage Brews From YardsThe beers being featured have been socked away at the brewery awaiting an opportunity like this to come along.
  35. Closings
    The Latest Dish and Fluid Nightclub Calling It Quits After 17 YearsIn its prime, the second floor club played host to everyone from King Britt to Diplo.
  36. Openings
    Now Open: Honey’s Sit ’n Eat, Serving Up Southern-Jewish Comfort onAfter nearly two years, the NoLibs standby opens its first satellite location.
  37. Booze You Can Use
    ‘New Sh-t’ Comes to Light at EmmanuelleThe new selection of cocktails includes classics, and all new originals.
  38. Pizza
    Suddenly There’s a Proliferation of Pizzerias on Our HorizonLooks pizzas will continue trending for the foreseeable future.
  39. Coming Soon
    Details Emerge on Pennsylvania 6, Coming Soon to Midtown VillageThe restaurant takes its name from the legendary phone number from Manhattan’s Hotel Pennsylvania.
  40. Coming Soon
    Miles Table Opening Amid a Restaurant Boom on the West Side of South StreetThe offshoot of Catering By Miles will be the latest arrival along the once underutilized stretch.
  41. Restaurant Rows
    Art Museum Neighborhood Has Tons of Awesome Places to Eat and Drink; The MuseumsWith an influx of new, reputable restaurants, the neighborhood is shaping up as a proper restaurant row.
  42. Menus
    Sophia’s Reformulates Concept and Menu PlansThere’s no closing on the horizon, and the restaurant is now officially Sophia’s.
  43. Sweet News
    Now Open: Buttercream Cafe & Bakery, Baking Cupcakes and Other Treats inWe suppose this means the almighty cupcake isn’t going away anytime soon.
  44. Coming Soon
    Medium Rare to Sizzle on Sansom Street With Affordably Priced Steak FritesThe D.C. - based restaurant has steak frites priced at less than $20.
  45. The Other Critics
    David Ansill and Bar Ferdinand Are a ‘Remarkable Pairing’; SearedRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  46. Casino Boogie
    Blatstein Unloads Piazza; Poised to Let It All Ride on The Provence CasinoNo numbers are mentioned, but estimates put the value of the properties in the range of $130 million.
  47. Deals
    Two Bucks Go a Long Way at Opa’s Anniversary BashSeems like the stylish Greek restaurant just opened.
  48. Empire Building
    Zama Opening a Second Location Near DrexelNo doubt, dining options near the university are getting much more interesting.
  49. Coming Soon
    More Details Emerge on Center City’s Forthcoming Indoor Beer GardenThe new German-inspired watering hole will have iPads, and self-serve beer.
  50. Beer Me
    Fette Sau Rolling Out Barrels of Custom Brewed Beers This WeekFor the first tapping, both beers will be offered at special low price.
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