TartAreperia 18.64: A spin on Venezuelan arepas

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Venezuelan-style arepas - the dense cornmeal flatbreads split open to accommodate all kinds of fillings - are not only tasty, they're a dry-cleaner's... Read more

Bonk's Bar in Port Richmond gets new life

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About two months after taking over Bonk's Bar in Port Richmond, owners Mike "Scoats" Scotese and Pat McGinley (Grey Lodge, Hop Angel Brauhaus... Read more

Res Ipsa: An all-day cafe for Walnut St.

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Res Ipsa, whose name in Latin means "the thing itself" and is part of the legal term "Res Ipsa Loquitur" ("the thing speaks for itself"), is... Read more

The return of Friday Saturday Sunday*

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Friday Saturday Sunday name has returned to Rittenhouse Square after nearly a year and a half. *The name is the only common element to the... Read more

Bringing back Burg's in Point Breeze - as a 'Hideaway Lounge'

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Developer Ori Feibush has added "bar owner" to his list of Point Breeze holdings. Tonight (12/6) at 5 p.m. comes the opening of Burg's Hideaway... Read more

Weckerly's ice cream shop sets its opening in Fishtown

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The weather forecast for Dec. 9 is partly cloudy with a high of 40 degrees. Perfect weather for the opening of an ice cream shop. Weckerly’s... Read more

Tria Wine Garden on the way to Center City

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You've heard of beer gardens. Philadelphia will get a wine garden next spring. Tria founders Jonathan Myerow, Dave Kwass, and Michael McCaulley... Read more

Restaurants coming soon: Friday Saturday Sunday, Burg's, Res Ipsa, more

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The next couple of weeks will see a slew of restaurant openings. Here's a topline: Burg's Hideaway Lounge (21st and Federal Streets), Dec... Read more