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Philadelphia

  1. grub guides
    Where to Find Philly-Style Roast Pork Sandwiches in New YorkGet ready for tender meat, bitter broccoli rabe, sharp provolone, and ample use of pork drippings.
  2. food fight
    Entire City of Philadelphia Turns on StarbucksCould this be the start of a movement?
  3. legal troubles
    Jose Garces Restaurant Group Has Officially Been SoldAfter a rash of legal and financial problems, the Iron Chef’s restaurants have been bought out for $8 million in cash.
  4. Jose Garces Will Sell His Restaurant GroupAs the celebrity chef declares bankruptcy, a Louisiana-based hospitality company will take over his company.
  5. racial discrimination
    Men Arrested at Starbucks Settle With Philly for $1, Plus $200K Education FundPhiladelphia had to promise to set up a $200,000 public-school program benefiting young entrepreneurs.
  6. lawsuits
    A New Lawsuit Aims to Oust Jose Garces From His RestaurantsThey want the struggling chef removed entirely from his first three Philly restaurants.
  7. What You Need to Know About the Controversy Surrounding Iron Chef Jose GarcesHe’s being sued for over $5 million, and his restaurants have started closing.
  8. the chain gang
    Men Arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives“Anytime I’m encountered by cops, I can honestly say it’s a thought that runs through my mind.”
  9. the chain gang
    Here’s the Starbucks 911 Call That Got Those Two Black Customers ArrestedThe dispatcher tells officers there’s “a group of males inside causing a disturbance.”
  10. the chain gang
    How Starbucks Is Trying to Fix Its Philly Arrest DisasterIt’s promising to retrain employees, meet with community leaders, and hold a companywide meeting.
  11. food fights
    Philadelphia and Boston Keep Banning Each Other’s Foods Ahead of the Super BowlCream pies, cheesesteaks, and Boston Market are all under attack.
  12. news you can booze
    Bud Light Says If Eagles Win Super Bowl, Philadelphia Gets Free Beer“Win it all and the party is on us.”
  13. interviews
    The Chef Who Lost His Ability to CookTwo years after a devastating accident, Eli Kulp is relearning how to lead his kitchens.
  14. sandwiches
    A Family Honored Their Grandfather’s Wishes and Buried Him With CheesesteaksWhiz without, no onions.
  15. lawsuits
    Customer Claims Chick-fil-A Baked a Rodent Into Her Sandwich BunShe reportedly “still” has nightmares and is suing.
  16. twitter fails
    Coke Gets Roasted for Confusing Pittsburgh and Philadelphia on TwitterDoubtful it could’ve confused two cities with a more hostile relationship.
  17. chef shuffles
    Chef Emily Seaman Has Left DizengoffHer cooking at the restaurant’s Philadelphia and New York locations made them must-visits.
  18. health concerns
    Philly’s Soda Tax Has Cut Soft-Drink Sales by As Much As HalfRetailers say sales have dropped significantly in the first two months of the tax.
  19. soda taxes
    Philadelphians Are Throwing a Fit About Their New Soda TaxThey’re having trouble processing how sports drinks got more expensive than beer.
  20. widdout
    Famed Philly Cheesesteak Emporium Geno’s Removes Its ‘Speak English’ SignIt declared, “This is America.”
  21. lawsuits
    Soda Industry Sues Philadelphia in Desperate Final Attempt to Kill the Drink TaxThe lawsuit argues it will “meaningfully diminish the everyday purchasing power of Philadelphia residents.”
  22. Soda Taxes
    Philadelphia Is America’s First Big City With a Soda TaxResidents will pay 1.5 cents per ounce.
  23. Soda Taxes
    Philadelphia Is About to Pass America’s First Tax on Diet SodaThe measure adds 1.5 cents per ounce of every soda or sugary drink.
  24. Restaurant Review
    High Street on Hudson Excels at Just About EverythingFrom breakfast sandwiches that look like they’ve been assembled by trained forager cooks to the high-minded barnyard fare on the dinner menu.
  25. The Grub Street Diet
    Chef Mike Solomonov Chases Tacos and Tamales With Chocolate Babka“If this diary reveals anything, it’s that caffeine is my friend.”
  26. Deals
    What Vetri’s Empire Cost Urban OutfittersThere will be pizzerias inside shops.
  27. Big Deals
    Urban Outfitters Will Buy One of America’s Most Celebrated RestaurantThe clothing chain will purchase all of the Vetri Family restaurants.
  28. Interviews
    When Will Philly’s Zahav Come to NYC?“I think we’d kill it, but then we’d have to f*cking move to New York,” Mike Solomonov says.
  29. Bummers
    The Pope’s Visit Was Actually a Financial Disaster for Restaurants“This affected business worse than Hurricane Sandy.”
  30. Grand Slam
    A Diner’s ‘Antonin Scalia Is a Douche’ Brunch Sold Out in Two“People were just loving saying it — ‘I’ll have the Scalia Is a Douche, please.’”
  31. Coffee Talk
    La Colombe Is Going to Start Selling Canned Lattes“Philadelphia is going to be home base for the next generation of coffee.”
  32. Chef Shuffle
    The Williamsburg Hotel Has Plucked a Vetri Alum to Run Its KitchenHiring Adam Leonti is quite a coup.
  33. Slideshow
    103 Beautiful Dishes: The Most Visually Exciting Food in America Right NowGrub Street called up the country’s best chefs with one simple directive: Show us the most beautiful thing that’s on your menu right now.
  34. Opening Soon
    Philadelphia’s Celebrated High Street on Market Will Expand to New York“After that, maybe one or two more locations.”
  35. Tips
    Bidding Is Up to $100K on eBay for NFL Player’s 20-Cent Tip ReceiptSix figures for a glorified autograph.
  36. Tips
    NFL Player Left 20-Cent Tip at Philly Burger RestaurantBut everybody’s just talking about how terrible their service is.
  37. Openings
    There’s a Brand-New All-Hummus Destination, and It Looks FantasticChef Mike Solomonov makes what is arguably the most delicious hummus in America.
  38. Video Feed
    A Massive Food Truck Explosion Injured 12 People in PhiladelphiaThe four-foot propane tank responsible for the explosion was found 150 feet away from the scene.
  39. Expansions
    Big Gay Ice Cream to Open Philadelphia LocationThe guys are opening near Marc Vetri’s restaurants.
  40. Expansions
    Nom Wah Tea Parlor Plans Second Location After 96 YearsAll that and dim sum.
  41. Interviews
    Stephen Starr on El Vez and the Cutthroat World of Restaurant Real Estate“There’s only so much you can do when the rents are 70, 80, 100,000 a month …”
  42. Bad Signs
    Philly Bar Employee Fired for Posting Domestic Violence ‘Joke’ onNow he’s out of a job.
  43. Grub Guides
    23 Excellent Coffee Shops That Make Milk a Top PriorityGoat’s milk, housemade almond milk, and non-homogenized Jersey cow’s milk.
  44. News You Can Booze
    Philly Brewery Releases Walking Dead Tie-in Beer That’s BrewedSeriously, smoked goat brains.
  45. Expansions
    Philadelphia’s Over-the-Top Burger Restaurant PYT Opening NYC OutpostBecause the world doesn’t have enough fried-Twinkie burgers as it is.
  46. Empire Building
    Always Sunny: How Big-Name New York Chefs Found a New Platform for Success inMomofuku’s Peter Serpico and Torrisi’s Eli Kulp are leading the charge.
  47. Leftovers
    Jose Garces’s New Philly Restaurant; New Year’s Eve at DistilledPlus: free cupcakes, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  48. Beer Me
    This ‘Fried’ Pabst Blue Ribbon Burger Requires Valid IDThe Philly restaurant prefers PBR.
  49. Rumors
    Don’t Get Too Excited About Eataly in Philly and Miami (Yet)L.A., Philly, and Boston make the short list. Let’s put D.C. in there, too.
  50. Crime Scenes
    Restaurant Owner Thwarts Robbery With Sushi KnifeIt was the third time the robber had targeted the sushi restaurant.
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