Talk less, cook better: New project from Marigold crew disappoints

Second acts can be difficult as Talk, the latest restaurant from the crew behind Marigold BYOB, has proven.

Are Buddakan and Parc still good? The Starr legacy as tasted through his two biggest hits

Sustained relevance matters. This year's Ultimate Dining guide, which comes out Thursday, Oct. 18, showcases the best Philadelphia Classics alongside the current hits of today's Top 25.

Are Buddakan and Parc still good? The Starr legacy as tasted through his two biggest hits

Sustained relevance matters. This year's Ultimate Dining guide, which comes out Thursday, Oct. 18, showcases the best Philadelphia Classics alongside the current hits of today's Top 25.

L’anima, and the essential virtues of a neighborhood Italian BYOB

The owners of Melograno and Fraschetta have gifted the neighbors of Graduate Hospital with their own distinctive Italian BYOB.

L’anima, and the essential virtues of a neighborhood Italian BYOB

The owners of Melograno and Fraschetta have gifted the neighbors of Graduate Hospital with their own distinctive Italian BYOB.
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The best cocktails of the summer | Craig LaBan

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China Gourmet is Northeast Philly’s new culinary star

You probably haven't been to Philly's most popular new restaurant — but nearly 2,000 people a day visit this dim-sum palace.

Franklin ice cream bars are my newest dessert obsession | Craig LaBan

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Where to eat when you visit Philly’s new Rail Park | Craig LaBan

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Harper’s Garden brings indoor-outdoor restaurant ambitions to Rittenhouse

Harper's Garden is an unusual hybrid that melds aspects of beer garden and craft cocktail culture to sophisticated small-plate restaurant ambitions in an lush indoor-outdoor space that has transformed a long dead office building plaza into a verdant al fresco oasis for the thirsty young corporate set.

Spicy cocktails are hot, and trending

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At Ardmore’s Ripplewood, a double-patty burger dream | Craig LaBan

The burger wars have come to the Main Line, and the Ripplewood in Ardmore makes one of the best.

The strong, the gentle, the irresistible digestivi of Le Virtù

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