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Brothers Open Bart’s Bagels in West Philadelphia

When Brett Frankel couldn’t find a bagel he liked in town, he made his own. That four-year journey took him from experimenting in his...

They’re Not Leftovers If They’re Repurposed

Leftovers are not a popular dinner option. And I can see why. One could certainly make the argument that if there is a lot left...
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Zagafen to No Longer Serve Food Under Cholov Yisroel Designation

Zagafen, David Magerman’s newest kosher restaurant, will no longer be serving food under a cholov Yisroel designation, according to Magerman. The restaurant asked the Orthodox...
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Philacatessen | Roasted Turnips

Turnips have a bad rap. If you are anything like me, you may have traumatic memories of turnips as a watery, smelly, soggy mash...
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Winter Salads

Winter salad sounds like a contradiction — a chilling throwback to summer at the coldest time of year. But a winter salad is far...
Arlene and Carole Ginsburg peruse the racks

That Special Look Boutique Owner Figures Out the Good Life

Carole Ginsburg, 62, has figured out the good life. Early this year, she closed That Special Look, a women’s boutique on Montgomery Avenue in Bala...
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2020’s Food Trend? Chickpeas Will Dominate With Hummus, Brownies and More

By Rachel Myerson This article originally appeared on The Nosher. The 2010s saw chickpeas rise to fame in the manner that God always intended. The king of...

Philacatessen | Basque Cheesecake, Tarta de Queso ‘La Viña’

My neighbor Irene recently traveled to Spain. While there, she took a cooking class taught by a local chef and learned to make this...
Jared Fenton

Philly Faces: Jared Fenton Wants to Facilitate Honest Conversations

Jared Fenton, 24, is the type of person who, unprompted, praises his parents at length for the example that they set for him when...
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Dennis Wilen Reflects on His Career in Rock ‘n’ Roll

Jon Takiff swears this story about Dennis Wilen is true. Takiff had just started as a writer for the Daily News in 1972, but Wilen,...