I cover the food and restaurant scene in the Philadelphia region - but the business and people aspect much more than the food itself.

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Suraya partners to open Mexican restaurants near Rittenhouse Square

The main room at the new Pod Philly hotel will be called Condesa. There also will be a taqueria with city views on the 11th floor as well as an all-day cafe on the ground floor.

No more Wiz Kid, as V Street has expanded next door

“We were turning people away from V Street at night,” says owner Rich Landau.

Good values: Casual dining at the Jersey Shore

Our picks of the Jersey Shore's best food values, from Long Beach Island to Cape May.

Rittenhouse’s Square on Square to move this weekend

Stephen Yau is moving four blocks away into what is now Szechuan Hunan, at 274 S. 20th St.

Urban Outfitters is closing Amis Trattoria

The restaurant opened in 2010 at 13th and Waverly Streets in Washington Square West. Its lease expires in August.

Time for Sunday gravy | Let’s Eat

Where to find the Italian American feasts.

What is Urban Outfitters doing with the Amis restaurants?

The lease on the flagship location, which opened in 2010 at 13th and Waverly Streets in Washington Square West, expires in August.

Go to the garden to make your own cocktails

Their overarching message is that if you grow it, you should be able to bartend with it.

Happy-hour pick: Kensington Quarters

Fishtown’s KQ is a bit of dinnertime splurge. Happy hour at the bar, though, has all the makings of a value.