Will Pop-Ups Save Philly’s Food Scene?

It’s getting harder for independent restaurants to survive. Could the sharing economy of pop-ups help preserve diversity in our food businesses?

By Maddy Sweitzer-Lamme

19 Black-Owned Businesses in Philly That Give Back

Celebrate Black History Month—and beyond—by supporting Black-owned businesses that do cool stuff while also doing good

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Foodizen: Forget Back to “Normal”

Jezabel’s Argentine Bakery & BYO is doing better than ever in its 10-year history by pivoting to not just survive, but thrive during the pandemic—a start to rethinking the restaurant industry as we have known it

By Jonathan Deutsch

Philadelphia Takeout for Good

It’s no surprise that local restaurants have spent the Covid-19 crisis finding ways to give to their community. Here, 11 generous local spots you can support with your takeout order

By Maddy Sweitzer-Lamme

Foodizen: Why Is Ravioli Worth More Than Pierogi?

How Mom-Mom’s Kitchen is working to spread the good word on Polish food in Philadelphia. Their latest venture on South Street is set to open this winter.

By Jason Wilson

The Best Outdoor Restaurants in Philly

Our winter outdoor dining guide features 19 great places to eat outside with heat lamps, fire pits and other warming amenities

By Christine Speer Lejeune, Josh Middleton and Katherine Rapin

A Covid-19 Success Story

Curbside dining allowed restaurants to remain open long after rules limited their indoor capacity. Philly 3.0’s engagement director makes a case for never going back.

By Jon Geeting

Ideas We Should Steal: Winterizing Outdoor Dining

Chicago invited citizens to come up with solutions to the challenges of outdoor winter dining. Philly should put out the same call.

By Maddy Sweitzer-Lamme