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Sad recent passings of Philly food people, Mark Onorato and Holly Moore

by Chef_Dude 2 months ago

Was very sorry to hear that Mark Onorato passed away July 31st. Mark ran George's near the corner of 9th & Christian...


Philly Ray commented 6 days ago

Does Philly have an actually-great fish market (if not, why not?)

by GDSwamp 2 months ago

Philly is a great food city that's only gotten better in the twelve years I've lived here. But I'm amazed at how bad ...


Bigley9 commented 6 days ago

Back in Philly after 2 decades+, so Chinese?

by KayBeCool 8 days ago

Returned after almost 25 years in NYC. Would like to know picks for best Chinese in center city... no MSG, of course...


KayBeCool commented 6 days ago

Philly eats

by Latinpig 1 month ago

Bringing my son to college next week and I am looking to explore the food scene. I have a reservation at Zahav but w...


Bigley9 commented 10 days ago

El Yucateco - Kutbil-Ik Habanero sauce

by SP1 2 years ago

Anyone know of store that definitely has this sauce? Preferably in CC or SP. I used to be able to find it a lot the M...


chilliesnspice commented 13 days ago

Where Do You Want To Dine In 2017?

by Philly Ray 9 months ago

After visiting (and revisiting) many of the usual places in 2016 I want to make a concerted effort in 2017 to get to ...


JanR commented 19 days ago

Rootbeer Keg OctoberFest

by VosFan 26 days ago

In a nut shell: I need root beer in a keg for an OctoberFest party for kids. I've spent a couple of hours calling a...


Philly Ray commented 25 days ago

Philadelphia dinner recommendation, please

by lilaki 4 months ago

hi hounds, toronto-based CH-er, here. heading to philadelphia for a few nights for work, traveling with two c...


lilaki commented 27 days ago

Help finding a restaurant in Philly (and cheesesteak)

by DCRandy 2 months ago

We will have an opportunity to spend an evening and most of the following day in Philly on August 23. We would reall...


Bigley9 commented 30 days ago

ISO good beef carpaccio close to Norristown

by letsindulge 2 months ago

Ailing FIL's 85th birthday coming up and I want to "gift" him with beef carpaccio to go. It's been a love of this dis...


Bigley9 commented 1 month ago

Help with Labor Day weekend visit

by mrsjoujou 2 months ago

Hi, We lived in Philly 12 years ago for a short time (11 Months). We are planing to visit Sat 9/2- Tue 9/5. I hav...


mrsjoujou commented 1 month ago

Dining near Philadelphia Art Museum?

by somervilleoldtimer 2 months ago

We will have a car. This is a family get-together, five of us, need not be fancy but we do like good food and pleasa...


schmom commented 1 month ago

Need Rec Center City BYOB preferred

by ElaineL 2 months ago

Haven't been following the Philly food scene for a while. Looking to celebrate our anniversary in Center City in Sept...

cwdonald commented 2 months ago

Best Carrot Cake in Upper Bucks

by maddoxdy 2 months ago

My wife likes carrot cake and I wanted to get her one for her birthday. I'm looking for the kind that has cream chees...


maddoxdy commented 2 months ago

Etiquette for BYO Restaurants in Philly

by BDM1 2 months ago

Heading to Philly tonight with my brother for a weekend of food, wine and fun. I've been in the business most of my ...


arepo commented 2 months ago

Smoke Daddy's (Mike) IS RETURNING

by 2 months ago

HALLELUJAH! MIKE IS COMING BACK!!! He sent out this email and I am proud to post it here: Please forward this ema...


cantthinkupname commented 2 months ago

Pennsylvania BBQ

by JunieB 3 months ago

I started by searching for BBQ discussions within the past 12 months for which there were no results. Bad sign? I've ...

BostonBestEats commented 2 months ago


by arepo 2 months ago

Never heard of it. A Japanese-Korean restaurant near Callowhill Street. Any comments?


arepo commented 2 months ago