"Millennials don't eat bread," Louis Sarcone Jr. laments. "Everything is no carbs, and 'do you have bread without gluten?' "
The hard part is not obtaining a membership to Joey Baldino's South Philly lair. It's the no-reservation policy.
Honey Bell from Valley Milkhouse is one of the stars of the new cheese CSA, a luscious cow's milk round whose bloomy rind takes on different personalities from botanicals that change with the season.
The building's owners hope to rejoin the Sips program next year after making some changes to attract older patrons.
Boozy floats, vegan shakes, ice cream sandwiches, and s'more updates: there's an embarrassment of riches in Philly's dessert scene right now.
The beef is now on the menu at a couple restaurants in Philly and at Cappuccio's Meats, a butcher shop in the Italian Market, where there is usually a waiting list for the best cuts - like rib eye and, porterhouse.
The look is warmer and richer - it's remarkable what wainscoting, wall sconces, new paint, marble tables, and padded chairs will do.
Full operation begins Aug. 17.
You have to pass by Angela Iovino's snug kitchen, located in the front window, to get to your seat.
The restaurants trade ideas on the rotolo and SmokeShack.
Farmers in Pa. and N.J. say extreme weather fluctuations destroyed this season's plums. Peaches, however, are having a great year.
Seeking a meal for the end of the world.
NEW YORK (AP) - Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy?
"I just got tired of this," said owner Mike Naessens.