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  1. Burgers
    Barra Bakes a Better BurgerThis may be something you may not want to snooze on.
  2. Coming Soon
    Fountainhead Saloon Project Is Dead; Fond Moving InPlans for an “upscale” gastropub have been nixed, but Fond’s owners just signed a lease on the property.
  3. Lunch Spots
    Barra Now Does LunchThe Old City offshoot of Birra introduces new daytime service.
  4. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    Birra Updates Its Happy Hour For SummerThe new dealage arrives just in time for the summer drinking season.
  5. Empire Building
    Birra Sibling Barra Debuts Tonight in Old CityThe new spot will be a lot like Birra, but with a bigger menu.
  6. The Other Critics
    ‘Prone to Sogginess’ Crusts Undermine Birra’s Best PizzaRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  7. Coming Soon
    ‘Upscale’ Gastropub In the Works For East Passyunk Ave.Though details are few, the project’s announcement was met mostly with applause.
  8. The Other Critics
    Ring-a-Ding-Ding: Vedge Gets Three Bells; Birra Bowl Is ‘Food-BlogRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  9. Menus
    Birra Says You Can Have Your Brunch and Eat Your Pizza TooThough breakfast pizzas remain to be scene, the brunch menu still offers some daring dishes.
  10. The Other Critics
    LaBan Gets ‘Addicted’ to Loco Pez’s Crispy Tacos; ‘SauceRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  11. The Other Critics
    Birra Is ‘Well Worth Your Time’; Sbraga Exudes the Top ChefRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  12. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    Birra’s Present to Everyone: Two New Happy HoursSpecially priced pizzas and cheap drinks are on the offer at both happy hours.
  13. Openings
    Birra Opens Saturday, Bringing Brick Oven Pizzas and Craft Beers to EastThe brick oven pizza and craft beer joint finally got its approval from L&I.
  14. The Waiting Game
    Birra Pushes Back Its Opening DateThe East Passyunk Ave. project is still getting its liquor license and permits in order.
  15. The Waiting Game
    Birra to Fire Up the Brick Oven ‘By the End of October’The long awaited opening for this East Passyunk Ave. newcomer is expected by the end of October.
  16. The Waiting Game
    Sbraga Opening Saturday; The Paper Is Off the Windows at BirraSeveral restaurants in our fall preview are gearing up to make their debuts.
  17. Video Feed
    Take a Peek at Birra, Opening On or Just After Labor DayThe video shows Birra under construction, and a quick preview of some of its dishes.
  18. Trimmings
    Birra Gets Ready For Its Close-UpHopefully this a sign of Birra’s imminent opening.
  19. Chef Shuffle
    Birra Snags Shola OlunloyoThe onetime mastermind behind one of the biggest restaurant letdowns of recent memory has signed on to tweak Birra’s menu.
  20. Openings
    L&I Slaps Birra With a Stop Work OrderThe restaurant and bar is on hold while its owners secure proper permits and zoning approval.
  21. Coming Soon
    More Birra Details EmergeThe new spot is targeting “late May” and will feature a variety of pizzas, sandwiches and salads.
  22. Neighborhood Watch
    Honest Tom’s Finds a Home; Santucci’s Squares Things Away in SouthPlus: Memphis Taproom get ready to roll in its beer garden; and two new restaurants are coming to Passyunk Ave. all in our roundup of neighborhood news.
  23. Restaurant Rows
    Two New Restaurants Are on East Passyunk Ave.’s HorizonThe two new spots add to the row’s expanding restaurant scene.