1. The Great Outdoors
    Take Your Pick in This Weekend’s Festival Food Grab BagPick this weekend’s outdoor festivity based on your appetite at the Trenton Avenue Arts Fest,the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, the Italian Market Festival, or the Wheat Beer Festival.
  2. Neighborhood Watch
    Barnes Bites: Where to Eat in the Art Museum DistrictAfter an afternoon of musing at the Barnes, take the opportunity to check out the area’s dining scene.
  3. Booze You Can Use
    Natural Wines Have Headache-Free Potential at offers an extensive list of natural wines for the spring.
  4. The Chain Gang
    Good Mood Food: Teen Finds a Finger in Arby’s SandwichA 14-year-old boy from Michigan found a finger in his Arby’s roast beef sandwich.
  5. FYI
    BYO Bread to American Sardine BarSchroeder wants people to know about the “BYO Bread program” he’s got going on for celiac sufferers at American Sardine Bar.
  6. Philly Beer Week
    A Look Inside the ‘With Love Beer Garden’ Philly Beer Week PreviewAnd of course there’s a special collabo-brew.
  7. The Other Critics
    SoWe Wins Over Phyllis; Walnut Street Supper Club is “DisappointinglySoWe Wins Over Phyllis; Walnut Street Supper Club is “Disappointingly Incomplete”
  8. Food Politics
    Pizza Causes a Congressional Food FightThe battle over school lunches puts pizza back on the chopping block.
  9. Foodie Events
    Atlantic City Offers Up a Taste of RevelThe Taste of Revel is offering an exhibit of foodie experiences presented in Atlantic City’s hottest new destination.
  10. Lawsuits
    Tax Trouble for Nifty Fifty’sNifty Fifty’s, the local burger and milkshake chain is now under federal investigation for tax fraud.
  11. Foodie Events
    Solmonov Celebrates Summer with a Zombie Luau at ZahavZahav’s annual Down the Shore party returns this year with Down the Shore 3: Zombie Luau.
  12. Mediavore
    Manage Food Allergies Online with Foodie.fmA new website for finding allergy friendly recipes and products is now beta testing.
  13. The Great Outdoors
    7th Annual Wheat Beer Fest Happens Saturday, Celiac Suffers BewareSouth Philly Tap Room Chef Scott Schroeder will be manning the grill during the 7th annual Wheat Beer Festival.
  14. In Season
    Le Virtu’s Spring Menu is Accidently Veggie-FriendlyLe Virtu’s spring menu has an accidentally meatless theme.
  15. Booze You Can Use
    Phoebe Esmon Breaks Down Bitters: Batram’s Recipe and a Sweet SoundingPheobe Emson elaborates on the background of bitters and Wednesday’s Bartram’s Garden event.
  16. Studies
    Food Service Ranks in Top-10 List of Unhealthiest JobsFemale restaurant workers are more likely to be depressed than women in any other career.
  17. Fish Stories
    Philly’s Drugstore Food Scene Just Got RealThe reportedly soon-to-be Walgreens space will offer more than just the obligatory magazines, over the counter meds and cosmetics. It will also be zoned as a health clinic, beauty salon, and restaurant.
  18. Edible Industry
    Move Over Plastic: Veggies Make it Possible, and PriceyCurrent veggie-based products are 25 - 100 percent more expensive than traditional plastic.
  19. The Other Critics
    LaBan Gives Two Bells for Fairmount’s Hickory Lane; Cherry Hill’sLaBan Gives Two Bells for Fairmount’s Hickory Lane; Cherry Hill’s Sang Kee Noodle Café Delivers an ‘Onslaught of Deliciousness’
  20. Marketing Gimmicks
    New, Possibly Dangerous, Sprays Let People Avoid Hassle of Eating and DrinkingOne spray lets people enjoy “the sensorial pleasure of alcohol without posing a threat to your health.”
  21. Foodievents
    Feastival, Fringe’s Foodie Event is Just Days AwayOn Wednesday, September 14, the FEASTIVAL is back for its second year, and will be raising money, and awareness for Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe.
  22. Charitable Chefs
    The Vetri Crew Makes a Healthy Meal for Kids in ConnecticutMarc Vetri and partners Jeff Benjamin and Jeff Michaud got involved with Dream Camp, a summer program for disadvantaged children to teach kids about eating healthy foods in Philadelphia and now in Connecticut.
  23. Foodicrafts
    Be a Game-Day Winner; Bring The SnackadiumThis monument of saturated fat, is dedicated to the proposition that all snacks are not created equal.
  24. Free Lunch
    Square 1682 is Giving Away 200 Free Lunches To-GoSquare 1682 will be passing out 200 free “It’s Always Sunny Chicken Sandwich” lunches on the corner of 17th & Sansom on Thursday.
  25. Go Green
    GreenFest Philly Will Be Serving Up Green EatsHere are a few of the green snacks to grab, while wandering this Saturday’s patch of sustainability.
  26. Beers
    Iron Hill Brewery to Debut Pumpkin Ale’s “Big Brother”Later this month, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant will release The Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale.
  27. Opening
    What to Eat at Tashan - Opening TonightTake a gander at the small plate menu and decide what you should be eating tonight at Tashan’s grand opening.
  28. The Other Critics
    Happy Rooster’s Lobster Roll is a ‘Jackpot; Adam Erace FindsPlus: Talula’s Garden skimps on portions, and more, all in our weekly critical roundup.
  29. Coming Soon
    Details Emerge on Tsingtau Lokal, the New German / Asian Spot Coming to Old CityGerman / Asian cuisine doesn’t particularly evoke feelings of familiarity, but it’s actually a 100 year old culinary tradition that local restaurateur, Michael Naessens, is bringing to Old City.
  30. Foodievents
    Philly Goes Hog-Wild this SaturdaySaturday, September 10 will bring not one, but two pork inspired cookouts to Philly’s northern hoods, offering a combined total of 1,300 pounds of pork.
  31. Foodievents
    London Grill Celebrates 20 Years With a Three-Pronged Anniversary EventLondon Grill will be celebrating it’s history with a special anniversary party and a new menu.
  32. Booze You Can Use
    The Franklin Revives its Extra Credit Menu for SeptemberExtra Credit cocktails are $9 and are offered throughout the month of September, in addition to The Franklin’s ongoing Summer Menu.
  33. Foodievents
    Jet Wine Bar to Host a Midnight Lobster & Riesling PartyJet’s $5 wines pair with its $5, $6, and $10 lobster dishes.
  34. Down The Shore
    Suit -> Counter Suit; The Pier at Caesar’s in Atlantic City is HavingA court docket obtained by Grub Street states that plaintiffs in the case claim that their landlord had fraudulently induced them to enter into a lease.
  35. R.I.P
    Far From Home’s Co-Founder Heads to the Big Food Truck in the SkyAs reported by The Insider, Far From Home’s Co-Founder, Larry Comroe passed away on September 1.
  36. Cocktails
    Davio’s Extends the Summer Season by Freezing its Favorite FlavorsDavio’s has found a way to preserve the flavors of summer.
  37. Industry Night
    Chip Roman Heads to Amis for Industry NightMonday’s Industry Night at Amis brings together a farmer, a fisherman and an ice sculptor for an end of summer event.
  38. Reopenings
    Conshohocken Gets a Diner With a ConscienceConshohocken’s 401 Diner will be getting final finishing touches before it’s slated to re-open on September 12.
  39. Foodievents
    DiBruno Bros & Stoudts Brewery Pay Tribute to All Things GoatStoudts Brewing Company and 7th Heaven Farm will come together for a beer and cheese tasting with Chef Rob Sidor of DiBruno Bros.
  40. Grub Street PHL
    New Farmers’ Market Headed to U-CityThe Radian at 40th & Walnut will host a weekly Farmers’ Market every Friday beginning today, September 2, through November 18.