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Old City

  1. Celebrity Settings
    Tom Jones Crashed Sassafras’s Anniversary Party Last NightYeah, that Tom Jones!
  2. Coming Soon
    There’s New Hope For the Long-Dormant Property at Front and MarketThere’s new owners, but no word on what’s going into the long vacant corner property.
  3. Coming Soon
    Eagles Tight End Brent Celek Opening a Mustache Bar Bistro inThis locations aims a little higher than the similarly named hot dog and sausage concern the Iggs player helped launch in North Wildwood.
  4. Menus
    Old City’s Fire & Ice Rolls Out a New MenuThe menu puts forht of delicate balance of flavors inspired by the cuisines of Thailand, Laos and Viet Nam.
  5. Openings
    Lucha Cartel Replacing Q BBQ in Old CityThe new Mexican-ish joint is set to open in any minute, but a proper grand opening won’t come until next week.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Openings
    The Victoria Freehouse Soft-Opens TomorrowIts opening finally brings an end to the long, sad saga that was Swanky Bubbles.
  9. Nightlife
    Old City’s Khyber Pass Pub Is Bringing Back Live MusicCould it be that Old City’s finally coming around?
  10. Closings
    Craft & Claw’s Closing Puts a Pinch on Undouching Efforts in Old CityFor a brief moment, it seemed like the promise of cheap crabs, and a good selection of craft beers would help the Old City neighborhood rise above its current state.
  11. Menu Changes
    Eli Kulp Adds Chicken Nuggets to Fork’s MenuThe nuggies aren’t all that’s new at the restaurant’s bar.
  12. Crime Scenes
    Drunken Brawling Dumbasses Prompt Police to Step Up Their Presence in Old CityWhat exactly are “resources you might not see”?
  13. The Other Critics
    Eli Kulp Pushes Fork to ‘Four-Bell Potential’; ‘Lusty, LegitRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  14. The Other Critics
    The Mildred ‘Did Not Disappoint’; Craft & Claw Deserves Support in &Rounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  15. Coming Soon
    What’s Going to Replace Q BBQ in Old City?Hopefully the new operator come up with something more imaginative than craft beer and pub grub.
  16. Foodievents
    Khyber Rocks Smoked Duck Fat Popcorn and Old School T-Shirts Today For ItsThe bar and restaurant honors both its roots and its latest incarnation today.
  17. Lunch Spots
    Fork Rolls Out a New Lunch Prix Fixe OptionThe new daytime special is available Wednesdays through Fridays.
  18. Bars
    Blimey! Brit Pub Going Into Former Swanky Bubbles SpaceThe Victoria Freehouse is expected open sometime in March 2013.
  19. Milestones
    Fork Turns Fifteen TodayThe restaurant celebrates this anniversary just as it enters a new chapter of its life with a new chef at the helm.
  20. Lists
    Buddakan Back on Top In the Latest Zagat SurveyAside from this minor shakeup, the book reads just like any other year’s.
  21. Openings
    What to Eat and Drink at Hotel Monaco’s Red Owl Tavern and Stratus RooftopThe rooftop lounge will be open all year round.
  22. Openings
    Craft & Claw Opens Tonight in Old CityThe new spot replaces Mad River, and offers crabs in many forms, plus craft beers.
  23. Menu Changes
    Chef Eli Kulp Drops New Menus at ForkThe newly appointed chef brings some big changes to the Old City mainstay.
  24. Closings
    Old City Steakhouse Reserve ClosesIs it the economy, poor kitchen performance, or what?
  25. Coming Soon
    Details Emerge on Hotel Monaco’s Red Owl Tavern and Stratus Rooftop LoungeThe new hotel is supposed to open the first week of October.
  26. Chef Shuffle
    Chefs Named For Fork and GrowlersFork’s owners have found a replacement for outgoing chef Terence Feury.
  27. Burgers
    Barra Bakes a Better BurgerThis may be something you may not want to snooze on.
  28. Openings
    Now Open: Roe Thai and Japanese Contemporary Cuisine, Serving Sushi, Pad ThaiThe new spot has sushi and sashimi, and Thai specialties too.
  29. Closings
    Q BBQ Calling It Quits in Old CitySeems the owners have had enough with the rampant drunken stupidness in Old City.
  30. Closings
    Old City Loses a Douche Bar; Could a Steakhouse Go Next?Could fights and other drunken violence be to blame?
  31. Lunch Spots
    Barra Now Does LunchThe Old City offshoot of Birra introduces new daytime service.
  32. Lunch Spots
    Bierstube Tsingtao Now Does LunchDragon Burgers, and all manner of wursts and schnitzels are on the daytime bill of fare.
  33. Empire Building
    Birra Sibling Barra Debuts Tonight in Old CityThe new spot will be a lot like Birra, but with a bigger menu.
  34. Closings
    Second Street Suffers a Double Bummer [UPDATED]Thirty-Two Degrees and Nick’s Roast Beef both check out.
  35. Openings
    Bierstube’s Underground Sibling Underbar Debuts This WeekendThe second half of the German and Chinese mashup opens on Friday.
  36. The Other Critics
    Heirloom ‘Isn’t Perfect’; ‘Snappier Casings’ MakeRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  37. Look Who's Popping Up
    The Reservation Line Is Now Open For Cuba Libre’s Second Paladar Pop-UpReservations for the exclusive dinners are open now, but not for very long.
  38. The Other Critics
    ‘Prone to Sogginess’ Crusts Undermine Birra’s Best PizzaRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  39. Fire
    Fire Struck Han Dynasty Last NightDamage was minimal, and no one was hurt.
  40. Neighborhood Watch
    Little Baby’s Ice Cream Freezes Out Frankford Ave.; Khyber Taps Into TsarRounding up news from around the neighborhoods.
  41. Crime Scenes
    Weekend Violence Still Plagues Old CityAgain violence rocks the nightlife hub.
  42. Openings
    Reserve Makes It OfficialThe grand opening also serves as a benefit for Philabundance.
  43. Openings
    Reserve and Bierstube Rise Above Old City’s Rampant RiffraffBoth restaurants are geared toward a more grown-up clientele.
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    German-Asian Concept Gains Momentum in Old City; Garces Gets the Go-Ahead ForRounding up news from the neighborhoods.
  45. Neighborhood Watch
    Circles Expanding to NoLibs; Pub & Kitchen Does LunchRounding up the area’s neighborhood news.
  46. Sweet News
    Shane Confectionery Reopens TodayWith top to bottom restorations complete, the Berley brothers are ready to open the doors on their Old City sweets shop.
  47. Sweet News
    Berley Bros. Get Shane Candies Ready For RelaunchThough originally slated to open last year, the old timey sweets spot is almost ready.
  48. R.I.P.
    Raise a Shrimp Cocktail to DiNardo’s Founder, Anthony J. D’LauroAfter retiring, the DiNArdo’s founder phoned the restaurant daily to check in on things.
  49. Neighborhood Watch
    Parc’s Chef Moves to Farmers’ Cabinet; Zoning Board Approves PlansRounding up the region’s neighborhood news.
  50. Foodies With Benefits
    Scott Dogs Rolls Out For National Hot Dog DayScott Dogs debuts just in time for the dog days of summer.
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