Rouge returns with its soul intact | Let’s Eat

Plus, a suburban brunch and a giant beer hall.

Michael Schulson goes the steakhouse route with Alpen Rose on 13th Street

The 40-seater, a mere fraction of Schulson’s other joints including Giuseppe & Sons and Osteria, sits beneath a barrel-vaulted ceiling punctuated with crystal chandeliers.

Michael Schulson goes the steakhouse route with Alpen Rose on 13th Street

The 40-seater, a mere fraction of Schulson’s other joints including Giuseppe & Sons and Osteria, sits beneath a barrel-vaulted ceiling punctuated with crystal chandeliers.

How Rouge on Rittenhouse Square got a new look but kept the same feel

Working with creator Neil Stein in the '90s, designer Meg Rodgers helped convert a wine shop into a Rittenhouse Square landmark. She also handled the new look.

How Rouge on Rittenhouse Square got a new look but kept the same feel

Working with creator Neil Stein in the '90s, designer Meg Rodgers helped convert a wine shop into a Rittenhouse Square landmark. She also handled the new look.

20th Street Pizza: A vegan slice shop from Blackbird’s Mark Mebus

Mebus, whose flagship Blackbird Pizza is in Northern Liberties, is keeping the menu simple.

20th Street Pizza: A vegan slice shop from Blackbird’s Mark Mebus

Mebus, whose flagship Blackbird Pizza is in Northern Liberties, is keeping the menu simple.
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StarChefs, a restaurant trade magazine, to hand out awards in Philly

Among the winners: Tyler Akin of Stock, Matt Harper of Kensington Quarters, Jesse Ito of Royal Sushi & Izakaya, Michael Vincent Ferreri of Res Ipsa Cafe, Alexander Yoon of Little Fish, and Chad Williams of Friday Saturday Sunday.

Luna Cafe opens a branch in Kensington

The brunch spot fills the corner space last occupied by Usaquen.

Rouge returns to Rittenhouse Square after a refresh

The bar has been moved, seats have been added, and a new chef is in place.

Rock and Troc: How Stephen Starr and Ricky Blatstein set the stage three decades ago

What did Starr like most about the Troc, the then-derelict theater in Chinatown? “I loved the name Trocadero. It was the name that compelled me."

Michael Schulson plans two restaurants for Camden waterfront

The restaurants will open in Camden later this year, according to the chef-restaurateur.

Mama Palma’s to close for renovation and name change to Palma’s Cucina

One of the city's older brick-oven pizzerias will get a reboot that will yield fewer pizza choices.

Pies for Pi Day, and a ride on the Erin Express | Let’s Eat

We're looking at great destinations to share with friends.

Bincho, a Japanese grill specializing in binchotan cooking, to open on South St.

The owner of South Street's Haagen-Dazs franchise is behind the grill restaurant. For nearly three decades, the address was the Knave of Hearts, empty now for 18 years.

Happy-hour pick: Wander Inn

The kitchen is open till 1 a.m. daily,

Nom Nom Bowl brings sushi and ramen together in Center City

For now, Nom Nom Bowl is open for lunch only and is accepting cash only.

Chocolate getting hot | Let’s Eat

Hot chocolate that's beyond Swiss Miss.

Second act for Broadway music man: Hot chocolate truck in Philadelphia

David Truskinoff spent years as a Broadway musical director. In his mid-50s, he quit to open La Chocolatera, a truck specializing in hot chocolate.

Sedition closes in Washington Square West

The subterranean restaurant is being marketed to a new tenant.

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