Whetstone Tavern Brunch

Queens Village saw a new chef rise up this March, at Whetstone Tavern, 700 South 5th Street. Executive Chef Eric Leveillee is bringing his straightforward, welcoming approach to cooking at Whetstone Tavern. Former Chef Jeremy Nolen returns to run the kitchen at their German-inspired sister restaurant, Brauhaus Schmitz. Leveillee is rolling out some creative new menu additions, each one showcasing…

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Renzell

Renzell was created to revolutionize the restaurant industry by changing the way restaurants are rated! Renzell Members and restaurant enthusiasts complete surveys for fine dining restaurants across the country. To date, Renzell rates restaurants in 11 cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, DC. and now Philadelphia! Founder Bo Peabody is a serial…

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Brazen Bourbon Meatballs

What isn’t there to love about tasty little balls of meat? Many of us grew up eating them covered in tomato sauce over a plate of spaghetti, but this recipe is a bit more grown-up and perfect for entertaining guests. This Brazen Bourbon Meatball recipe comes from a fellow Foodie Tribe member, Dishes Delish Blog. We think…

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Butcher Bar Brunch

September 2016 marked the opening of Butcher Bar at 2034 Chestnut Street. This meat-centric spot specializes in decadent cuts of meat and comfort foods, offering a full bar with 16 beers on draft, as well as draft wines and whiskey based cocktails. The credit for this venture goes to the crew behind Varga Bar, Mercato and Valanni, the Anni Group was inspired…

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rarest.

The start of rarest. began with Anthony Marini winning the 2nd season of CNBC’s Restaurant Start Up. The Philadelphia restaurant concept opened in November 2016 inside the aka at Washington Square) serving guests a modern, seasonal american menu which focuses on tartares, crudos, ceviches, and charcuterie. Marini’s winning vision was simple: a restaurant, called The Rarest, which focuses on raw…

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White Dog Cafe

It all began back in 1983 when Judy Wicks, social activist and original founder, opened White Dog Cafe in University City, Philadelphia located in three connecting Victorian brownstones. White Dog Cafe quickly became a local favorite known for its environmental sustainability and community engagement.  As a pioneer of the farm to table movement, Judy’s vision was…

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Roasted Chicken

While we patiently await the arrival of Spring (although it may not feel like it’s coming so soon) let’s indulge in a little more comfort food, shall we? Few dishes are as beloved as a golden roast chicken. It’s hard to go wrong with the basic method, but there are some recipes that rise above…

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