philadelphia

Jello

Meet the Jelloman, the Iconic Jell-O Shot Entrepreneur of Philly's Indie Rock Scene

"I put in seven pounds of powder and four handles of vodka into each one. It's like the Jell-O soup kitchen."
Luke Winkie
7.20.18
The Ice Cream Show

How An Ice Cream Shop's Creepy Commercials Inadvertently Led to Pizzagate 2.0

Philadelphia-based Little Baby's Ice Cream started attracting the wrong kind of attention after conspiracy theorists caught wind of their weird commercials.
Danielle Wayda
6.26.18
Booze

Navigating the Craft Cocktail World As a Trans Bartender

The best service you give ends up happening after you stop giving a bunch of fucks.
Al Sotack
3.2.18
Make this

14 of the Best Super Bowl Foods (Even If You’re Only Watching the Half-time Show)

Everybody's a winner with nachos.
Munchies Staff
1.30.18
fried food

Frying Latkes Will Make Your Pets Smell Like Hanukkah Long After It's Over

When I was growing up in Pittsburgh, we had a big German Shepherd, and whenever we fried potato pancakes during Hanukkah, he smelled like them for a week. When you fry anything with oil, like a piece of fish, you get into bed (hours later) and stink.
Michael Solomonov
12.12.17
The Pizza Show

I Invented the ‘Philly Taco’

"Alcohol is not required, but it's not discouraged either."
Jeff Barg
9.25.17
Chinese food

My Szechuan Restaurant Is So Spicy That a Customer Called The Cops on Me

Everyone handles spice differently. I invented a heat index scale for my restaurant, Han Dynasty, so that people don't send dishes back to the kitchen, one of the biggest cultural insults in China.
Han Chiang
4.24.17
Pizza

The Secret Sauce of Philly's Pizza King Joe Beddia

The real magic of pizza—any pizza—is that it will always be greater than the sum of its parts
Phil Dmochowski
4.21.17
Sandwich

Bulgogi Cheesesteak

This fusion sandwich is the perfect treat for anyone craving meat, cheese, and spice.
Jon Chonko
4.12.17
restaurant industry

What Two Decades as a Restaurateur Has Taught Me

The owner of Philadelphia's iconic Fork and High Street on Market talks about defying expectations and the team that helped shape her success.
Ellen Yin
4.4.17
soda

Philly's Soda Tax Is Working So Well that Pepsi Is Laying Off Workers

In its first month, the 1.5 cent tax on each ounce of soda raised double the money that the city had expected it to.
Wyatt Marshall
3.8.17
Make this

Make This Easy Almond Pesto Pasta from Scratch Tonight

Inspired by the sesame noodles at Han Dynasty, this bucatini with spicy toasted-almond pesto will make your night into a creamy pasta dream.
Munchies Staff
3.3.17