The romance of the restaurant business, by the numbers

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Haddonfield native Damian Mogavero is not a chef or restaurateur. In fact, his experience on a restaurant floor stopped at busing tables at... Read more

Still down on the farm, in the middle of the city

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Five years ago, with the farm-to-table movement sprouted into the vernacular, Andrew and Kristin Wood opened Russet, an American restaurant... Read more

To a Manayunk restaurateur, it's like 'juggling a bowling ball and a ping-pong ball at the same time'

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In his 29 years owning a restaurant on Main Street in Manayunk, you might think that Bruce Cooper had seen it all. Until July 17, 2016. A... Read more

How Severino Pasta came here from the boot, literally

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There’s a decent chance you’ve eaten Severino pasta -- even if you’ve never visited the shop, which glows like a neon beacon... Read more

Chickie's & Pete's to open at former Champps in Marlton

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Chickie's & Pete's has won the battle for the shuttered Champps site in Marlton Crossing shopping center. This morning, owner Pete Ciarrocchi... Read more

At Ristorante Pesto in South Philly, 'it's like coming home'

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We always hear about the shiny, new food companies. The Spot is a series about the Philadelphia area's more established establishments and... Read more

Banh Street: Viet-style hoagies and fried chicken in Ambler

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Restaurateur Chad Rosenthal opens a new incarnation of his Banh Street shop on Friday, Jan. 6 in a strip mall in Spring House, Montgomery County... Read more

Gallo's Seafood: 'We don't have a lot of craziness here'

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We always hear about the shiny, new food companies. The Spot is a series about the Philadelphia area's more established establishments and... Read more