Philadelphians Push Back Against Plans to Open Starbucks in City Hall

“Building a freaking Starbucks in one of our parks is without a doubt crossing my line,” wrote one blogger.
Bettina Makalintal

We Went on an Exhaustive Gritty-Inspired Philadelphia Food Crawl

Because Philadelphia is the best fucking city in the world and you bet your ass we’re gonna jump on the chance to expense a cheesesteak.
Hannah Keyser
Danielle Wayda

Philly Passes Bill to Give Service Industry Workers More Stable Schedules

The Fair Workweek bill will affect hourly employees across the food, service, and hospitality industries.
Bettina Makalintal

Diners Horrified by Graphic Fake Stabbing Stunt at Philadelphia Ramen Restaurant

The two men who staged the fight for an Instagram prank are now wanted by the police.
Bettina Makalintal
Fast Food

Philadelphia Burger King Won't Serve New Cheesesteak Burger, Burger King Claims

The BK at 15 S. 8th Street in the city has refused to serve the sandwich, out of respect for the “traditional recipe."
Jelisa Castrodale

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
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

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
Make this

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

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

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

We had a big German Shepherd when I was a kid, and whenever we fried potato pancakes, he smelled like them for a week.
Michael Solomonov
The Pizza Show

I Invented the ‘Philly Taco’

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