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Almost Famous Brings Light to Philly’s Independent Fashion Scene

The Land of the Free(ks) fashion show gives a voice to a hidden community of Philadelphia fashion designers and creatives.

by JAKE FALCONER

A Taste of the Philippines in the Heart of Philadelphia

Chef Kathy Mirano's journey from family recipes to Philly's beloved Tambayan

by SOPHIA ROSSER

Chengdu Famous Food Sports Classic Dishes With a Modern Vibe

This University City restaurant offers great Chinese cuisine just a few minutes from campus.

by JEAN PARK and NISHANTH BHARGAVA

Friendships in College and Beyond

The magic of friendship may be gone, but the importance remains.

by CLAIRE KIM

A Bowl to Ramen–ber

Neighborhood Ramen offers homemade ramen with a community touch.

by BOBBY MCCANN

A Twist on Traditional American Cuisine

Lucky’s Last Chance has made a name for themselves with extravagantly risky food pairings.

by ELLIE MEYER

French–Canadian Cuisine by Loyal Philadelphians

The French–inspired bistro My Loup balances the unique palate of French cuisine with grounded homestyle dishes.

by AMY LUO

Cloud Cups: Heaven in a Spoonful

This Fishtown–based business has mastered the art of gelato.

by THU PHAM

The Great Korean Fried Chicken Showdown of University City

Three wings enter, one wing leaves.

by STEVEN LI

Fusion Without Fusion

Mexican–American restaurant El Fuerte de Loreto has perfected the craft of these two cuisines.

by CLAIRE KIM

Savor Authentic Brazilian Delights at Picanha Steakhouse

A culinary journey to Brazil in the heart of Center City

by LUIZA LOUBACK

Putting a Vegan Twist on Classic Latin–American Dishes

Bar Bombón strikes the perfect culinary balance between tradition and innovation.

by CHLOE NORMAN

A College Student’s Guide to Grocery Shopping

Or, how to not look stupid after spending 30 minutes in Acme

by CALEB CRAIN

Pizza Meets Mexican at Tonalli

At this family–owned BYOB, Mexican dishes—and the unique pizzas they inspire—shine.

by ANNA O'NEILL–DIETEL

An Ice Cream Bike Tour with Philly Native

Film & TV beat Aaron Visser and DP photographer Ethan Young embark on an odyssey to uncover the city's best scoops.

by AARON VISSER

Fishtown’s Finest Kalaya Is The Thai Restaurant To Beat

This popular Thai kitchen still wows with a moody ambiance and consistent family–style dishes.

by MOLLIE BENN

Lean Into Your Hipster Side at University City’s Newest Cafe

Milkcrate Cafe’s new Baltimore Avenue location serves up local treats and creative brews—and a killer soundtrack to match.

by MAIA SAKS

Pedestaling Plants at Pietramala

Pietramala’s owner and staff are innovating new ways to think about the restaurant industry.

by LILA DUBOIS

Wilder: What is New American cuisine?

This restaurant in Rittenhouse tries to define it.

by KYUNGHWAN LIM

CHICHA San Chen is Bringing Tea Back into Boba

CHICHA San Chen, Chinatown’s newest boba shop, is the most authentic boba you’ll find in Philadelphia.

by JEAN PARK and NATASHA YAO

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